Environmental Health Bureau
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This report summarizes all water quality data collected in the Nottawa Creek 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.

Bear Creek (Nottawa) at Mouth (State of Michigan Basin ID #: 34 41)
       Bear Creek
              BEA-15South side of East 'TU' Avenue, between South 45th Street and South 47th StreetWakeshma Township (1)
              BEA-25North side of East 'UV' Avenue, between South 45th Street and South 47th StreetWakeshma Township (11)
              BEA-30North side of East 'W' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 47th StreetWakeshma Township (14)
              BEA-35North side of East 'X' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 46th StreetWakeshma Township (23)
              BEA-40North side of East 'Y' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 46th StreetWakeshma Township (26)
              BEA-45West side of South 44th Street, immediately north of East 'Z' AvenueWakeshma Township (34)
              BEA-50North side of East 'Z' Avenue, immediately west of South 44th StreetWakeshma Township (34)
              BEA-60North side of Longnecker Road, immediately west of Fulton Road (St. Joseph County)Leonidas Township (4)
              BEA-80North side of Lawrence Road, immediately south of East Michigan Avenue (St. Joseph County)Leonidas Township (16)


Site Code: BEA-15, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200913:39430.065.16.973.7%8.660.5070.38.9
06/25/200911:45500.067.06.672.3%8.180.5060.36.5
06/09/200914:25320.060.37.878.9%7.950.4960.35.7
05/19/200913:0034.059.79.797.2%8.010.4550.35.3
04/29/200913:45180.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2.9
03/24/200914:0045.044.07.762.6%8.270.4370.33.3
02/11/200913:50140.034.49.164.5%8.090.2580.25.4
12/29/200812:501,200.033.210.573.4%8.000.2650.27.7
11/24/200813:3048.037.010.879.6%0.000.4880.32.5
10/22/200813:1517.045.89.277.0%7.980.4940.31.5
10/02/200812:55220.051.78.677.8%8.190.4870.32.6
09/24/200813:15N/A60.27.979.8%8.140.4710.33.4
08/27/200812:301,000.060.87.778.2%8.280.4890.37.5
07/23/200813:20380.066.55.256.7%7.780.4730.34.2
06/11/200810:10461.161.6N/AN/A7.720.5050.310.8
05/28/200811:45435.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5.9
04/30/200810:25151.544.710.989.7%8.130.4810.32.5
04/03/200809:30290.939.69.976.1%7.800.3680.21.9
03/05/200811:4067.733.811.983.7%7.590.3610.22.7
01/09/200810:052,909.044.28.871.9%7.670.2370.234.8
01/09/200810:05960.644.28.871.9%7.670.2370.234.8
11/14/200709:50104.649.310.188.6%7.840.5060.32.8
08/10/200708:352,419.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200708:354,611.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:301,334.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:301,299.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200711:10167.459.96.868.4%7.510.5040.34.1
06/06/200712:30488.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200709:352,098.058.05.351.5%7.710.3410.222.1
05/09/200712:202,419.662.44.344.2%7.580.2500.232.0
04/19/200712:3053.852.513.7125.3%8.530.4550.32.8
Summary
Statistics
Count3024232324242426
Average826.251.58.675.8%7.640.4200.38.6
Minumum17.033.24.344.2%0.000.2370.21.5
Maximum4,611.067.013.7125.3%8.660.5070.334.8
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-15 (Bear Creek) between April 2007 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 1 of Wakeshma Township, South side of East 'TU' Avenue, between South 45th Street and South 47th Street.
 
 17 out of 30 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 30 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 7 out of 30 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-25, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200913:10120.068.08.189.0%8.620.5180.35.5
06/25/200911:20520.070.26.270.2%7.750.5080.310.1
06/09/200914:00180.060.68.383.8%7.940.4970.36.0
05/19/200912:4092.059.19.796.4%7.990.4580.35.0
04/29/200913:30230.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3.6
03/24/200913:2545.043.47.359.4%8.270.4430.32.8
02/11/200913:30320.034.39.466.3%8.090.2610.28.5
12/29/200812:301,200.032.711.378.5%7.890.2450.211.2
11/24/200813:0577.036.111.281.4%0.000.4960.34.2
10/22/200812:4575.045.210.083.3%8.030.4970.33.9
10/02/200812:35130.051.38.980.5%8.190.4910.34.6
09/17/200812:50N/A59.68.281.8%8.190.4760.35.0
08/27/200812:00750.062.77.679.0%8.120.4990.37.7
07/23/200813:00310.067.97.279.1%7.960.4740.36.0
06/11/200810:00517.262.6N/AN/A7.750.5040.39.9
05/28/200812:05387.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7.9
04/30/200810:10167.945.011.091.6%7.440.4850.33.0
04/03/200809:2032.840.410.884.0%7.820.3650.22.2
03/05/200811:25113.733.011.882.2%7.610.3480.26.2
01/09/200809:503,654.044.18.972.9%7.690.1850.137.7
01/09/200809:502,419.644.18.972.9%7.690.1850.137.7
11/14/200709:35125.948.310.893.9%7.830.5110.39.6
08/10/200708:251,076.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200708:251,553.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:20866.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:201,483.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200710:451,203.362.212.2125.4%7.730.5280.310.6
06/06/200712:20517.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200710:102,359.058.26.967.4%7.870.3500.223.1
05/09/200711:502,419.661.76.061.0%7.740.2670.274.6
04/19/200712:0524.351.113.3120.0%8.470.4610.33.6
01/23/200712:3583.335.112.690.2%8.230.4760.33.0
11/07/200611:00131.447.29.581.0%7.950.5080.32.5
09/21/200610:00727.048.510.188.3%8.010.5020.33.0
07/13/200610:45533.563.47.882.0%7.990.5150.3N/A
05/09/200611:35172.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/28/200610:3552.042.97.157.9%8.350.4770.36.9
12/06/200512:3052.032.810.573.6%7.770.5500.48.0
10/18/200511:10290.946.79.380.1%8.000.5450.46.2
08/25/200510:171,986.357.47.475.1%8.090.5260.39.1
06/17/200512:40648.859.17.778.3%7.720.5260.37.2
04/19/200513:20178.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/24/200514:2013.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/28/200413:35156.552.48.276.5%7.570.5310.34.2
08/27/200413:252,419.271.75.057.2%7.380.4610.319.6
07/15/200413:00686.764.88.188.1%7.790.4690.37.8
06/11/200411:202,419.262.05.254.8%7.320.3320.222.3
05/07/200412:33325.555.19.492.0%8.060.4390.36.4
04/15/200413:3244.154.511.6112.0%8.350.4420.35.3
03/26/200413:3068.350.48.275.0%7.570.3590.29.7
03/03/200414:00166.935.89.571.0%7.590.3030.215.4
02/11/200413:5552.032.911.481.7%7.720.4670.316.6
01/21/200411:5090.632.810.171.2%7.750.4960.313.1
01/02/200412:1062.041.512.097.8%8.010.3950.37.0
11/20/200311:22686.742.59.779.9%8.530.3340.28.0
10/23/200313:57125.448.710.694.3%8.450.4760.33.3
10/09/200313:00365.450.98.173.8%8.510.4700.34.8
09/25/200310:382,419.252.07.872.6%8.080.4010.321.8
09/11/200312:052,419.261.57.780.1%8.270.4760.313.0
08/28/200311:251,553.164.98.593.0%8.310.4770.37.4
08/14/200313:15920.870.59.4109.5%8.200.4680.311.6
07/31/200310:451,119.965.88.189.8%8.260.4720.316.9
07/17/200311:581,986.368.68.092.0%8.200.4680.338.9
06/19/200313:081,986.370.77.184.0%7.920.4750.341.0
06/05/200311:41410.653.68.783.7%8.170.4680.39.1
05/22/200313:54248.962.19.599.6%7.960.4660.317.3
03/20/200311:5079.846.710.894.0%7.320.4520.3N/A
02/27/200312:1582.333.314.4104.9%7.630.4920.3N/A
02/19/200313:45231.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/13/200312:3068.932.812.086.4%7.480.3000.3N/A
02/05/200314:10248.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/16/200313:45116.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/09/200313:30313.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/19/200213:50549.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/11/200213:25112.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/14/200211:3082.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/24/200209:30166.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/10/200210:15547.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200210:35601.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/12/200211:00755.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/29/200211:50436.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/15/200210:20980.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/01/200210:20770.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200212:30727.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/20/200210:30920.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/06/200211:07228.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/23/200212:0073.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200213:20233.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200111:21328.248.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200111:252,419.259.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200113:502,419.280.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/08/200110:59648.869.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200113:262,419.266.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200113:191,046.266.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200113:22727.076.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200112:08387.375.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/31/200113:30172.759.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200113:451,986.364.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200113:37104.669.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count9870585859595957
Average709.754.19.283.1%7.820.4420.311.9
Minumum13.432.75.054.8%0.000.1850.12.2
Maximum3,654.080.314.4125.4%8.620.5500.474.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-25 (Bear Creek) between May 2001 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 11 of Wakeshma Township, North side of East 'UV' Avenue, between South 45th Street and South 47th Street.
 
 54 out of 98 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 17 out of 98 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 27 out of 98 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-30, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200912:50160.064.710.0106.2%8.790.4950.32.9
06/25/200911:05610.067.76.571.5%7.310.5010.314.2
06/09/200913:45550.060.35.050.7%7.890.5300.313.6
05/19/200912:2067.057.09.087.0%8.020.4550.35.1
04/29/200913:10440.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.3
03/24/200913:0045.043.17.661.2%7.950.4330.33.5
02/11/200913:05270.036.09.166.3%8.120.2760.26.7
12/29/200812:05550.032.911.680.2%7.870.2460.28.1
11/24/200812:45200.035.811.683.9%0.000.4780.32.8
10/22/200812:2567.044.810.284.4%8.160.4830.33.4
10/02/200812:15220.051.49.081.5%8.260.4800.32.8
09/24/200812:25N/A58.98.281.4%8.180.4700.37.3
08/27/200811:45560.060.49.191.6%8.330.4880.33.1
07/23/200812:35290.065.97.681.5%8.050.4730.38.0
06/11/200809:40613.162.2N/AN/A7.840.4900.320.3
05/28/200812:30648.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A10.1
04/30/200809:5077.645.510.789.4%8.070.4740.31.8
04/03/200809:0540.840.410.178.2%7.850.3800.23.6
03/05/200811:0045.533.312.989.9%7.660.3520.22.9
01/09/200809:40691.042.99.878.9%7.590.1980.128.6
01/09/200809:405,172.042.99.878.9%7.590.1980.128.6
11/14/200709:1593.348.111.398.0%7.870.4920.32.8
08/10/200708:151,119.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200708:15959.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:102,987.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:102,419.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200710:30920.862.915.2158.7%7.840.5090.338.9
06/06/200712:05770.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200710:353,255.057.77.875.7%7.930.3560.220.5
05/09/200711:352,419.662.15.961.3%7.720.2710.225.3
04/19/200711:4518.549.712.6110.8%8.420.4530.33.0
01/23/200712:0558.634.912.690.0%8.230.4640.32.9
11/07/200610:45328.246.99.581.1%7.920.4870.32.4
09/21/200610:16517.249.010.087.5%8.050.5060.34.9
07/13/200610:55691.065.48.185.4%7.990.5040.3N/A
05/09/200611:10231.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/28/200610:1074.943.06.554.0%8.270.4740.36.1
12/06/200511:1534.532.010.976.5%7.790.5390.34.2
10/18/200510:451,553.147.79.078.9%7.940.5350.355.4
08/25/200510:451,119.958.98.586.1%8.240.5140.35.6
06/17/200512:251,203.359.18.182.4%7.830.5150.333.2
04/19/200513:00344.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/24/200514:0023.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/28/200413:15137.452.39.891.5%7.810.5140.39.0
08/27/200412:102,419.267.85.458.9%7.410.4830.314.4
07/15/200412:302,419.264.87.580.9%7.780.4550.318.4
06/11/200410:532,419.261.96.366.6%7.340.3280.225.6
05/07/200412:12435.255.19.087.5%8.000.4330.318.7
04/15/200413:1152.053.711.1106.5%8.260.4330.311.7
03/26/200413:0564.450.28.678.2%7.570.3530.219.8
03/03/200411:50172.536.111.183.9%7.670.3030.220.1
02/11/200411:10231.031.912.588.2%7.930.4450.313.1
01/21/200411:1840.233.09.567.1%7.970.4880.322.7
01/02/200410:4293.238.612.294.6%7.910.3910.311.2
11/20/200311:00920.842.59.578.0%8.520.3360.29.5
10/23/200313:30410.649.611.4102.1%8.540.4630.35.9
10/09/200312:20210.550.87.770.4%8.450.4590.317.4
09/25/200310:152,419.252.37.569.8%8.020.3880.331.0
09/11/200311:002,419.260.78.083.4%8.400.4680.310.9
08/28/200311:00224.757.68.382.3%8.040.4970.312.6
08/14/200310:501,046.265.17.481.1%8.060.4620.320.4
07/31/200310:351,553.164.48.996.9%8.310.4580.36.2
07/17/200312:251,119.970.27.890.6%8.250.4610.371.4
06/19/200312:541,046.269.87.385.0%8.040.4630.334.9
06/05/200311:26435.253.48.682.6%8.140.4610.321.9
05/22/200313:42436.060.28.890.6%7.930.4550.321.2
03/27/200315:0049.654.810.7104.0%7.840.5200.3N/A
02/27/200311:2065.734.013.397.6%7.720.4560.3N/A
02/19/200314:0063.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
02/13/200313:1052.933.613.498.1%7.430.4920.3N/A
02/05/200313:0518.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/16/200313:2071.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/09/200313:10260.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/19/200213:201,986.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/11/200213:0062.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/14/200212:3047.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/24/200209:20148.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/10/200209:50416.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200210:051,299.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/12/200210:252,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/29/200211:25980.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/15/200209:502,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/01/200209:501,203.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200210:051,732.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/20/200210:00727.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/06/200210:50344.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/23/200211:4574.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200213:07461.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200111:10344.848.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200111:122,419.258.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200113:372,419.279.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/08/200111:10980.469.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200113:152,419.266.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200113:101,986.366.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200113:11920.878.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200111:56387.375.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/31/200113:20186.058.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200113:322,419.264.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200113:26116.968.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count9870585859595957
Average843.853.79.484.2%7.850.4400.314.6
Minumum18.531.95.050.7%0.000.1980.11.8
Maximum5,172.079.915.2158.7%8.790.5390.371.4
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-30 (Bear Creek) between May 2001 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 14 of Wakeshma Township, North side of East 'W' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 47th Street.
 
 58 out of 98 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 14 out of 98 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 26 out of 98 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-35, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200900:35120.068.44.448.6%8.430.5210.35.1
06/25/200910:50620.072.44.551.5%8.000.5020.39.4
06/09/200913:25140.062.46.870.4%7.860.4900.38.7
05/19/200912:00110.058.88.584.1%7.880.4990.35.3
04/29/200912:3091.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2.8
03/24/200912:3045.043.17.358.9%8.130.4340.33.8
02/11/200912:40360.034.69.164.8%7.990.2770.23.5
12/29/200811:401,200.032.510.874.5%7.810.2520.25.8
11/24/200812:2590.034.410.876.7%0.000.4940.30.4
10/22/200810:2075.044.86.150.7%7.920.4910.32.2
10/02/200811:30110.051.36.154.9%7.960.4910.32.5
09/24/200812:00N/A60.36.060.1%7.960.4790.32.3
08/27/200811:25350.063.54.849.8%7.900.5030.34.9
07/23/200812:15480.067.25.458.8%7.810.4750.36.6
06/11/200809:25249.564.2N/AN/A7.630.4920.310.9
05/28/200812:50816.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.3
04/30/200809:3583.345.49.175.8%8.070.4760.32.0
04/03/200808:5022.840.79.372.9%7.730.3550.22.4
03/05/200810:3075.432.511.579.4%7.610.3340.24.0
01/09/200809:151,178.042.19.071.2%7.740.2180.19.9
01/09/200809:15913.942.19.071.2%7.740.2180.19.9
11/14/200709:0078.547.710.691.5%7.830.4950.34.3
08/10/200708:051,299.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200708:051,850.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:001,785.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200708:001,553.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200710:15816.465.814.4154.8%7.840.5190.316.7
06/06/200711:35920.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200710:504,106.058.86.463.3%7.840.3490.217.9
05/09/200711:152,419.663.26.264.5%7.840.3330.243.0
04/19/200711:2073.349.412.9113.6%8.300.4540.32.8
01/23/200711:4545.934.312.487.9%8.200.4680.32.5
11/07/200610:35248.146.69.479.3%7.950.4930.33.3
09/21/200610:35686.750.310.089.4%8.030.5110.32.6
07/13/200611:10290.570.07.381.6%7.970.5130.3N/A
05/09/200610:48461.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/28/200609:5031.143.26.251.2%8.160.4760.337.2
12/06/200510:5563.832.09.968.9%7.610.5440.44.9
10/18/200510:25613.147.37.262.9%7.680.5630.49.8
08/25/200511:00770.162.56.164.5%8.000.5230.310.9
06/17/200512:10727.063.07.478.8%7.710.5220.323.9
04/19/200512:45344.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/24/200513:456.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/28/200413:00228.251.46.862.5%7.460.5280.39.1
08/27/200411:45139.171.80.99.8%7.220.5250.45.6
07/15/200411:58529.868.05.561.5%7.600.4600.336.1
06/11/200411:202,419.264.51.819.6%7.210.3530.23.4
05/07/200411:50461.158.07.575.4%7.830.4450.316.4
04/15/200412:5470.652.98.984.4%8.020.4350.33.7
03/26/200412:3265.047.54.741.2%6.860.2430.215.2
03/03/200411:21259.535.99.773.1%7.600.2880.210.8
02/11/200410:40517.231.710.271.8%7.510.4500.34.7
01/21/200410:40101.031.89.666.9%7.750.4850.35.7
Summary
Statistics
Count5243424243434344
Average598.351.47.968.9%7.630.4410.39.1
Minumum6.131.70.99.8%0.000.2180.10.4
Maximum4,106.072.414.4154.8%8.430.5630.443.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-35 (Bear Creek) between January 2004 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 23 of Wakeshma Township, North side of East 'X' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 46th Street.
 
 26 out of 52 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 7 out of 52 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 19 out of 52 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-40, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200912:20200.071.46.675.7%8.590.5160.311.8
06/25/200910:30440.075.03.844.5%7.920.4830.312.0
06/09/200913:05230.064.56.569.1%7.840.4850.313.8
05/19/200911:4592.059.37.979.1%7.790.4130.34.7
04/29/200911:55140.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.8
03/24/200911:4045.042.77.358.6%7.610.4210.34.1
02/11/200912:05140.032.99.062.2%7.990.2600.24.9
12/29/200811:201,200.032.49.464.9%7.530.2410.26.0
11/24/200812:0039.032.811.781.0%0.000.4850.34.6
10/22/200811:4050.044.89.376.8%7.920.4890.32.6
10/02/200811:05150.051.87.971.9%8.040.4880.36.4
09/24/200811:40220.061.96.162.9%7.780.4680.37.4
08/27/200811:051,100.065.07.175.1%8.170.5020.310.6
07/23/200811:45370.070.63.943.8%7.610.4650.315.6
06/11/200809:10410.667.2N/AN/A7.570.4880.39.1
05/28/200813:10579.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.5
04/30/200809:15151.547.68.471.9%8.010.4610.34.5
04/03/200808:4023.141.18.062.9%7.640.3140.23.9
03/05/200810:1574.932.29.263.1%7.430.3200.24.1
01/09/200809:00980.439.99.170.0%8.000.1660.113.9
01/09/200809:001,153.039.99.170.0%8.000.1660.113.9
11/14/200708:40214.246.87.361.9%7.560.4790.32.2
08/10/200707:55579.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200707:55546.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:45473.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:45436.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200709:50727.070.66.674.9%7.470.5220.310.2
06/06/200711:20488.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200711:152,098.060.43.333.5%7.620.3550.24.6
05/09/200710:352,419.667.03.942.1%7.740.4560.36.6
04/19/200711:0028.847.87.766.0%8.070.4360.32.7
01/23/200711:3030.932.910.673.9%7.740.4550.32.0
11/07/200610:2031.744.36.250.8%7.500.4890.31.4
09/21/200611:10115.354.14.036.9%7.410.4880.35.3
07/13/200611:25111.972.13.034.2%7.610.5030.3N/A
05/09/200610:30198.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/28/200609:3583.643.35.747.7%8.010.4560.313.7
12/06/200510:3042.031.810.573.5%7.760.5410.45.4
10/18/200510:052,419.646.77.564.9%7.810.5730.413.0
08/25/200511:151,986.364.16.873.3%8.170.5240.321.0
06/17/200512:00866.464.27.479.8%7.620.5170.315.5
04/19/200512:30488.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
03/24/200513:2521.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/28/200412:4098.552.17.973.2%7.450.5240.33.1
08/27/200411:20686.774.65.061.4%7.620.4500.329.3
07/15/200411:21770.169.65.664.4%7.520.4510.322.6
06/11/200410:002,419.265.53.538.3%7.230.3420.222.3
05/07/200411:30727.058.96.061.1%7.680.4280.356.1
04/15/200412:43101.255.310.2100.0%8.040.4180.316.1
03/26/200412:1041.952.38.681.0%7.460.3350.216.7
03/03/200411:00114.535.59.065.2%7.340.2740.29.0
01/02/200410:1598.536.311.586.7%7.610.3570.24.3
11/20/200310:37613.142.78.366.8%8.410.3020.22.5
10/23/200310:40133.443.211.191.0%8.730.4720.35.3
10/09/200313:17648.851.78.075.3%8.500.4660.36.3
09/25/200309:522,419.252.66.965.0%8.140.3590.231.7
09/11/200310:302,419.263.97.378.3%8.340.4710.321.3
08/28/200310:222,419.267.86.876.5%7.960.4720.323.6
08/14/200310:32920.869.25.563.5%7.650.4700.325.8
07/31/200310:20791.567.96.068.5%8.100.4680.316.8
07/17/200312:391,413.678.05.771.8%8.140.4680.341.2
06/19/200312:371,732.975.56.377.5%7.880.4630.326.2
06/05/200311:11613.153.88.683.7%7.990.4610.318.8
05/22/200313:26613.163.68.288.3%7.670.4490.315.7
03/27/200314:0527.953.916.7161.2%7.230.5030.3N/A
02/05/200312:25461.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
01/09/200312:5557.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/19/200212:501,986.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
12/11/200212:3050.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
11/14/200209:35150.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/24/200209:00125.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
10/10/200209:20648.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200209:25629.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/12/200210:002,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/29/200211:051,553.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/15/200209:302,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/01/200209:301,986.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/18/200209:302,419.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/20/200209:351,732.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/06/200210:30770.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/23/200211:30131.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200212:30185.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/26/200110:56686.748.2N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
09/19/200110:592,419.260.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/22/200113:232,419.280.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/08/200111:331,986.367.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/25/200113:002,419.265.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/11/200113:00980.466.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/27/200112:58866.480.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/13/200111:45686.774.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/31/200113:08307.662.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200113:211,203.367.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/02/200113:12228.271.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Summary
Statistics
Count9366545455555555
Average795.156.87.568.8%7.680.4330.312.4
Minumum21.831.83.033.5%0.000.1660.11.4
Maximum2,419.680.616.7161.2%8.730.5730.456.1
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-40 (Bear Creek) between May 2001 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 26 of Wakeshma Township, North side of East 'Y' Avenue, between South 44th Street and South 46th Street.
 
 56 out of 93 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 14 out of 93 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 23 out of 93 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-45, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200912:00250.068.65.055.0%8.590.5200.35.2
06/25/200910:20370.074.75.160.9%8.100.4800.39.7
06/09/200912:50230.063.16.770.0%7.960.4830.312.8
05/19/200911:30100.056.67.370.3%7.770.4010.34.1
04/29/200911:25410.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A8.6
03/24/200911:0545.042.07.862.2%8.140.4150.33.5
02/11/200911:4545.032.99.767.6%7.940.2740.23.6
12/29/200811:00400.032.28.457.7%7.660.2430.24.8
11/24/200811:4040.032.212.585.6%0.000.4910.33.7
10/22/200811:1050.043.79.678.3%8.040.4890.31.6
10/02/200810:50180.051.09.484.1%8.280.4850.38.6
09/24/200811:20230.060.27.778.0%8.030.4580.35.6
08/27/200810:451,600.063.87.982.6%8.380.4930.310.3
07/23/200811:30220.067.55.560.3%7.820.4530.317.0
06/11/200809:00261.368.8N/AN/A7.750.4840.311.5
05/28/200813:30488.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A10.7
04/30/200809:00378.447.69.682.4%8.090.4580.34.9
04/03/200808:2018.741.29.171.3%7.710.3040.21.5
03/05/200810:0033.233.511.681.3%7.620.3830.22.8
01/09/200808:451,421.039.99.875.8%8.020.1860.17.6
01/09/200808:45727.039.99.875.8%8.020.1860.17.6
11/14/200708:30123.647.19.884.0%7.740.4790.31.4
08/10/200707:45261.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200707:45135.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:35259.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:35290.9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200709:15201.470.011.9133.6%7.940.5090.33.5
06/06/200711:05150.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200711:351,223.060.16.262.7%7.850.3810.27.1
05/09/200710:55770.167.06.267.4%7.940.4610.311.1
04/19/200710:3030.947.910.893.1%8.230.4330.32.9
Summary
Statistics
Count3124232324242426
Average353.052.18.675.7%7.650.4150.36.6
Minumum18.732.25.055.0%0.000.1860.11.4
Maximum1,600.074.712.5133.6%8.590.5200.317.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-45 (Bear Creek) between April 2007 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Wakeshma Township, West side of South 44th Street, immediately north of East 'Z' Avenue.
 
 10 out of 31 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 12 out of 31 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 9 out of 31 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-50, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200911:40130.067.24.448.1%8.480.5220.33.4
06/25/200910:00520.076.14.857.0%8.020.4840.320.6
06/09/200912:35550.064.66.972.6%7.970.4820.314.6
05/19/200911:15120.057.57.775.2%7.800.3990.34.1
04/29/200910:55180.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3.4
03/24/200910:4045.041.98.063.2%8.120.4150.32.3
02/11/200911:2545.032.99.666.5%7.970.2790.22.9
12/29/200810:35450.032.29.061.4%7.900.2470.23.9
11/24/200811:2065.032.212.686.6%0.000.4930.33.6
10/22/200810:50120.044.49.779.6%8.140.4900.31.7
10/02/200810:30200.051.39.585.4%8.300.4850.34.1
09/24/200811:00300.061.57.980.4%8.040.4590.35.4
08/27/200808:231,100.065.47.782.0%8.390.4920.38.7
07/23/200811:05380.069.15.763.4%7.840.4510.317.0
06/11/200808:35456.969.3N/AN/A7.760.4860.315.9
05/28/200813:50298.7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A15.5
04/30/200808:451,553.147.910.187.3%8.020.4570.34.4
04/03/200808:0017.341.28.667.9%7.590.3040.21.9
03/05/200809:4559.432.19.363.5%7.660.3300.22.0
01/09/200808:30820.040.510.178.5%8.170.1920.19.0
01/09/200808:30816.440.510.178.5%8.170.1920.19.0
11/14/200708:10166.447.010.186.4%7.740.4810.31.7
08/10/200707:35613.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
08/10/200707:35960.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:301,515.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
07/20/200707:30791.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
06/21/200709:35344.170.912.7144.5%7.970.5050.35.5
06/06/200710:55201.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
05/16/200711:551,223.060.56.566.0%7.880.3910.38.7
05/09/200710:152,419.667.16.267.1%7.970.4550.39.5
04/19/200709:4539.347.710.791.8%8.220.4330.33.5
Summary
Statistics
Count3124232324242426
Average532.352.58.676.2%7.670.4140.37.0
Minumum17.332.14.448.1%0.000.1920.11.7
Maximum2,419.676.112.7144.5%8.480.5220.320.6
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-50 (Bear Creek) between April 2007 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 34 of Wakeshma Township, North side of East 'Z' Avenue, immediately west of South 44th Street.
 
 17 out of 31 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 6 out of 31 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 8 out of 31 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-60, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200911:251,400.067.08.289.2%8.760.5100.37.2
06/25/200909:45650.075.76.071.2%8.230.4680.310.3
06/09/200912:20820.064.48.185.6%8.130.4720.311.6
05/19/200910:55180.056.38.480.8%7.890.3860.34.8
04/29/200910:25180.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.9
03/24/200910:1545.041.67.861.3%8.090.4070.32.2
02/11/200911:05230.032.710.371.4%8.130.2800.24.7
12/29/200810:10640.032.010.370.5%7.980.2480.26.4
11/24/200810:5562.032.113.491.8%0.000.4890.34.3
10/22/200810:35290.044.610.586.5%8.390.4870.32.4
10/02/200810:10270.051.99.788.0%8.460.4780.34.5
09/24/200810:40420.061.58.384.5%8.230.4380.35.8
08/27/200809:55530.061.58.788.7%8.500.4870.37.2
07/23/200810:40320.068.37.178.2%8.060.4360.313.3
Summary
Statistics
Count1413131313131314
Average431.253.09.080.6%7.600.4300.36.4
Minumum45.032.06.061.3%0.000.2480.22.2
Maximum1,400.075.713.491.8%8.760.5100.313.3
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-60 (Bear Creek) between July 2008 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 4 of Leonidas Township, North side of Longnecker Road, immediately west of Fulton Road (St. Joseph County).
 
 7 out of 14 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 5 out of 14 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 14 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
  

Site Code: BEA-80, Bear Creek
SampleSampleE. coli BacteriaWater TemperatureDissolved OxygenpHConductivityTDSTurbidity
DateTime(MPN)(degrees F)mg/L% Saturation(units)(mS / cm)(g / L)(NTU)
07/22/200911:101,100.065.48.287.7%8.750.5060.36.3
06/25/200909:25640.073.66.676.6%8.230.4650.310.1
06/09/200912:001,200.063.08.284.8%8.090.4650.312.9
05/19/200910:40210.055.49.186.5%7.940.3850.36.1
04/29/200909:55140.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A4.3
03/24/200909:5045.041.77.962.2%8.180.4110.32.7
02/11/200910:4545.034.110.574.5%8.350.2860.25.0
12/29/200809:45310.032.211.377.4%7.960.2510.27.8
11/24/200810:30100.032.213.592.8%0.000.4860.32.7
10/22/200810:15120.043.810.887.8%8.410.4880.32.0
10/02/200809:45360.051.59.989.2%8.450.4770.32.6
09/24/200810:20N/A61.48.586.8%8.250.4390.37.4
08/27/200809:30600.061.48.586.7%8.440.4850.34.5
07/23/200810:00430.068.17.481.9%8.190.4290.314.0
Summary
Statistics
Count1313131313131314
Average407.752.69.282.7%7.630.4290.36.3
Minumum45.032.26.662.2%0.000.2510.22.0
Maximum1,200.073.613.592.8%8.750.5060.314.0
 
Above represents the summary statistics of ambient water quality conditions and below is a summary of E. coli bacteria results for BEA-80 (Bear Creek) between July 2008 and July 2009. This site is located in Section Number 16 of Leonidas Township, North side of Lawrence Road, immediately south of East Michigan Avenue (St. Joseph County).
 
 7 out of 13 water sample results exceeded 300 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 2 out of 13 water sample results were between 130 and 299 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.
 4 out of 13 water sample results were less than 130 bacteria colonies per 100 ml of water.