West and Rhode River
Enterococci cfu/100 ml

Summer 2014

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⇐ Rhode current hot spots West ⇒

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DateB1B2B3B4B5B6B7B8B9B10B11B12B13B14
8/27/20142124111010211411011
8/20/2014116124261612421041
8/14/2014----------------2080220420160--
8/13/201432836366769101599012442123841396----------4896
8/6/201421121014292322481241212101
7/30/201428411828164945061248
7/23/201421012018283021846110102
7/16/2014828163256132024191565721164104924
7/9/20142162082104611294228401
7/2/201412141032141146148101
6/25/2014222464288341241220462
6/18/2014228611644236464121
6/11/201427020602219038013601282218822
6/4/2014411444032161612642--
5/28/201416281813402016296659646281881161087412
5/21/201421182212448141461821
Notes:-- = no sample taken.
Notes:Yellow: warning, above 104; orange: high, above 158; red: dangerously high, over 1000

5/21/2014Site B15 was not collected
5/21/2014.05 inches within previous 48 hours, No sample collected for B15
5/28/2014Approx 0.5 inches of precip. within 48 hours. B15 not sampled.
6/4/2014No significant precip. within 48 hours of sample; No sample for B14 or B15
6/11/2014Approx .25 inches of precip within 48 hours of sample, B15 not sampled
6/18/2014No significant precip. within 48 hours of sample; No sample for B15
6/25/2014No measurable precip w/in 48 hrs prior to sampling, No sample taken for B15
7/2/2014No measurable precip w/in 48 hrs prior to sampling, No sample taken for B15
7/9/2014Approx .1 inches of precip within 48 hours of sampling, B15 not sampled
7/16/2014approx .4 inches of precip within 48 hours of sampling, B15 not sampled
7/23/2014No measurable precip w/in 48 hrs prior to sampling, No sample taken for B15
7/30/2014Less than .10 inches of rain within 48 hours of sampling, B15 not sampled
8/6/2014Less than .10 inches of rain within 48 hours of sampling, B15 not sampled
8/13/2014More than 10 inches of preip. within 48 hours of sampling, B9, B10, B11, B12, B13 samples mishandled, retaken on 8/14/14, B15 not sampled
8/14/2014More than 10 inches of preip. within 48 hours of sampling, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, B15 not sampled
8/20/2014No measurable precip w/in 48 hrs prior to sampling, No sample taken for B15
8/27/2014No measurable precip w/in 48 hrs prior to sampling, No sample taken for B15

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Map showing Rhode River sampling sites [B1-B8] Map showing West River sampling sites [B9-B15]

ID Site Name Lat Long Body of Water Where to Measure
B1 High Island 38.8840 -76.5290 Rhode River Near sign on the south side of sandbar
B2 Cloverlea Community Beach 38.8777 -76.5167 Rhode River Off the beach no shallower than 2 feet
B3 Camp Letts 38.8875 -76.5292 Rhode River Off the dock south of sailboat moorings
B4 Whitemarsh Community Dock and Beach 38.8958 -76.5220 Whitemarch Creek Off the end of the dock
B5 Riverclub Community Dock and Beach 38.9005 -76.5292 Bear Neck Creek Off the end of the dock
B6 Holly Hills 38.9008 -76.5275 Bear Neck Creek Off the end of the dock
B7 Cadle Creek Community Dock 38.8820 -76.5108 Cadle Creek Off the end of the dock
B8 Deep Beach / Rhode River Cove #1 38.8727 -76.5227 Rhode River On southern side of the cove near beach

B9 West River Sailing Club 38.8452 -76.5378 Tenthouse Creek North of swimming pool at marina
B10 Westelee 38.8367 -76.5273 South Creek Off the end of the Crenshaw dock
B11 Avalon Shores 38.8357 -76.5253 South Creek just outside the swimming area pilings
B12 West River Center / Methodist Summer Camp 38.8325 -76.5433 West River Off the end of dock / near moorings
B13 Galesville Pier 38.8423 -76.5390 West River Just off county dock
B14 Parrish Creek #1 Marker 38.8518 -76.5065 Parrish Creek In close vicinity of the #1 marker
B15 Columbia Beach 38.8209 -76.4966 open bay community dock