Data Taken on Ley Creek, NYS Rte. 11 bridge on Jun 05, 2007

Sampling Event: 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm
Notes: Ley Creek Adult Team - B. Asanoma, D. Baranello, L. Monostory, M. Webber

Physical Data

Parameter Value Units Observation Protocol Notes
Stream Width 25 feet N/A Tape measure N/A
Stream Depth 0.96 feet N/A Measure with a yardstick N/A
Stream Velocity 58.8 feet/sec N/A Orange float method N/A
Air Temperature 19.5 C N/A Mercury thermometer N/A
Water Temperature 19.2 C N/A water_temp N/A
Weather conditions 0 N/A overcast, with showers Weather observation N/A
Stream bed stability 0 N/A A few spots Observation of stream bed stability N/A
Algae Amount 0 N/A Scattered Observation of Algae Amount N/A
Water Appearance 0 N/A Brownish, Muddy, Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Water Odor 0 N/A No odor, Smell N/A
Stream bed stability 0 N/A Silt, Mud, Cobble, Observation of stream bed stability N/A
Algae color/texture 0 N/A Light green, Observation of Algae N/A
Stream Cover provided by: 0 N/A Shrubs/brush, Trees, Observation of stream cover N/A

Chemistry

Parameter Value Units Observation Protocol Notes
Second Dissolved Oxygen for BOD 5.2 mg/L N/A bod_d_o N/A
Fecal Coliform 600 colonies/100ml N/A Microbiological Environmental Lab/Membrane Filtration (MEL/MF) N/A
pH 7.94 N/A N/A ph N/A
Nitrates 2.2 mg/L N/A nit N/A
Chlorides 271 mg/L N/A Silver Nitrate Method N/A
Turbidity 29 NTU Units N/A turb N/A
Total Dissolved Solids 712 mg/L N/A tds N/A
Phosphates 0.25 mg/L N/A phos N/A
Dissolved Oxygen 7.2 mg/L N/A do N/A
Dissolved Oxygen sat 82 % saturation N/A d_o_sat N/A

Chemistry Q Values

Parameter Value Units Observation Protocol Notes
BOD Q 70 N/A N/A bod_q N/A
Fecal Coliform Q 25 N/A N/A col_q N/A
pH Q 86 N/A N/A ph_q N/A
Nitrates Q 87 N/A N/A nit_q N/A
Chlorides Q 48 N/A N/A chlor_q N/A
Turbidity Q 54 N/A N/A turb_q N/A
Total Dissolved Solids Q 20 N/A N/A tds_q N/A
Phosphates Q 85 N/A N/A phos_q N/A
Dissolved Oxygen Q 89 N/A N/A d_o_q N/A

Macroinvertebrates

Parameter Value Units Observation Protocol Notes
Sowbugs 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Scuds 0 N/A C Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Clams and Mussels 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Common Net-spinning Caddisfly 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Aquatic Worms 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Midges 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Blackflies 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Leeches 0 N/A B Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A
Pouch Snails and other Lunged Snails 0 N/A A Revised SOS Protocol (2003) N/A