West and Rhode River
Enterococci cfu/100 ml

Summer 2007

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DateR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R9R10R11W1W2W3W4W6W15W16W17
8/22/2007501507011016012033030NANA1501904020NA130NA10
8/15/20070488848404NANA8140160NA12NA0
8/8/2007320403229628002681168322020NA52120
8/1/200720044420844NANA044804NA0
7/25/200700041229652416156412812NA0NA0
7/18/200744028123321080NANA0088NA24NA0
7/11/200704041624680NANA28283612NA12NA0
7/5/200740448481321528NANA4409244NA20NA0
6/27/200744008724600NANA4163212NA8160
6/20/200742032248161000NANA83288NA15NA0
6/13/200701201636641480NANA285640NA32100NA
6/6/200701001760920410470100NANANA0302010NA10NANA
5/30/200720208889224NANANA1601216NA4NANA
5/23/200700042410044NANANA16244N1NA20NANA
Total over 104:01122650022200
Notes:-- = no sample taken.
Notes:Yellow: warning, above 104; orange: high, above 158; red: dangerously high, over 1000

Comment
6/6/2007Bacteria counts at about half the sites in the Rhode River were sky high this week, probably due to the high amounts of rain that the West and Rhode River watersheds received prior to Wednesday, June 6.
8/1/2007Addl. sample taken at W6 on 8/1; result was 0 colonies
8/8/2007For 8/8: Rhode marker #3: 0 cfu/100 mL; Rhode 6A (upstream of R6): 268 cfu/100 mL
8/22/2007In the days prior to sampling, the watershed received 1-2\" of rain.

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