Environmental Health Bureau
(269) 373 - 5337, www.kalcounty.com/eh

This report summarizes all water quality data collected from Sugarloaf Lake, which is part of the Portage River Sub-Watershed, which is part of the larger St. Joseph River Watershed. (see map to the right)

Water sampling and measurements are conducted by Environmental Health Bureau staff.

Gourdneck Creek at Gage #04097200 (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 49)
       Sugarloaf Lake
              SGL-05MDNR Public access boat launch siteCity of Portage (32)


Site Code: SGL-05, Sugarloaf Lake
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
10/04/200512:301.069.88.394.8%8.400.3840.30.8
07/28/200514:202.081.77.8102.9%8.670.3680.22.5
05/19/200512:4013.459.38.991.8%8.340.4510.33.4
04/05/200513:151.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/08/200414:591.075.57.082.1%8.210.3840.32.9
08/12/200413:303.171.67.487.2%8.430.3500.23.4
05/21/200411:004.169.38.698.9%8.310.3830.32.1
08/27/200312:1035.580.58.1104.1%8.730.3100.22.5
07/01/200312:246.377.810.0124.3%8.660.3800.24.0
11/20/200214:101.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/06/200214:501.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/16/200214:007.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/02/200214:30870.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/18/200214:001.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/04/200214:105.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200214:40727.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200214:5012.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200214:306.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200214:303.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200213:006.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200212:123.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/29/200213:501.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/15/200211:003.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/21/200111:324.173.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/07/200111:251.081.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/24/200111:459.681.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/10/200112:229.782.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/26/200113:131.082.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/12/200112:3737.474.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/30/200112:3010.968.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/15/200112:262.063.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/01/200110:051.060.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count3217888888
Average56.073.78.398.3%8.470.3760.32.7
Minumum1.059.37.082.1%8.210.3100.20.8
Maximum870.482.010.0124.3%8.730.4510.34.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for SGL-05 (Sugarloaf Lake) between May 2001 and October 2005. This site is located in Section Number 32 of City of Portage, MDNR Public access boat launch site.
 
 2 out of 32 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 0 out of 32 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 30 out of 32 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.