FOSR 2019 Summer E. coli Results through 07.05.2019

These are the E. coli concentration results for the water samples that I collected yesterday, July 5.   In a freshwater system, these data represent a snapshot of the water quality on the date, time, and under the conditions that the water sample was collected.

FOSR 2019 Summer Quantitative E. coli Concentration Results through 07.05.2019

The E. coli concentration results for the water samples collected on July 05, 2019 indicated that 9 out of the 14 water samples collected surpassed the Virginia Water Quality Standard threshold level of 235 colony forming units of E. coli per 100 ml of sample for freshwater beaches.  These 9 sites were the following:

FC-08, Main-stem Shenandoah River at Castleman’s Ferry public boat ramp, located below the Route 7 bridge in Clarke County

FC-05, Main-stem Shenandoah River at Lockes Landing public boat landing in Clarke County

FC-01, Main-stem Shenandoah River at Berry’s public boat ramp, located below the Route 50 bridge in Clarke County

FW-35, Main-stem Shenandoah River at Morgan’s Ford low H2O bridge public boat landing below confluence with Manassas Run

FW-35 Mid, Main-stem Shenandoah River at Morgan’s Ford low H2O bridge mid width of river

FW-36, Manassas Run, a tributary the feeds into the Shenandoah River just above the public boat landing, the water sample is collected above the confluence with the Main-stem Shenandoah in Warren County

FW-14, South Fork Shenandoah River at Front Royal public boat landing off Luray Ave in Warren County

FSMB, North Fork Shenandoah River at Meems Bottom Covered Bridge in Shenandoah County

FCOC, Opequon Creek off Neill Road at ford the dividing line between Clarke & Frederick Counties

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