Cayuga Lake Monitoring Event Graph

This bar graph reports the raw data for each location that was sampled as part of the monitoring event conducted on this date. To view results for individual water quality indicators, click-off other indicators in the legend at the bottom of the graph.

Event Results

Scroll down to view the event results for each monitoring location.

Location Analyte Value Remarks Location
Cayuga Lake near Mouth of Salmon Creek Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 0.57 ug/L non-detect; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.8 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Chloride 50.7 mg/L Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 12.0 ug/L
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.78 mg/L Lab
Chlorophyll 8.2 ug/L Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 1.3 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Temperature 21.0 C Field
Specific Conductance 425.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Cayuga Lake North of Myers Point (H) Specific Conductance 447.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Chloride 52.1 mg/L Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Total Phosphorus (as P) 3.06 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 1.17 mg/L Lab
Chlorophyll 0.825 ug/L Estimate Lab
Temperature 8.0 C Field
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.89 ug/L Estimate; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.6 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 0.7 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (H) Specific Conductance 444.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 2.36 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Turbidity 0.5 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Chloride 53.0 mg/L Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 7.75 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 1.14 mg/L Lab
Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total (as N) 0.1 mg/L non-detect Lab
Temperature 8.0 C Field
Total Phosphorus (as P) 6.5 ug/L Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.4 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Chlorophyll 0.55 ug/L Estimate Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (E) Chloride 53.0 mg/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.75 mg/L Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 14.9 ug/L Lab
Chlorophyll 7.21 ug/L Lab
Temperature 22.0 C Field
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 0.57 ug/L non-detect; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Specific Conductance 422.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total (as N) 0.32 mg/L Estimate Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 2.2 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Cayuga Heights Sewage Outfall E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.6 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.68 mg/L Lab
Chlorophyll 8.97 ug/L Lab
Specific Conductance 425.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 11.7 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Turbidity 2.7 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Chloride 53.3 mg/L Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Temperature 21.5 C Field
Total Phosphorus (as P) 19.8 ug/L Lab
Ithaca Sewage Outfall Specific Conductance 530.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Chloride 70.6 mg/L Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Total Phosphorus (as P) 245.0 ug/L Lab
Chlorophyll 3.25 ug/L Lab
Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total (as N) 4.16 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 6.6 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 225.0 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 1.2 mg/L Lab
Temperature 21.0 C Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 5.8 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Cayuga Lake North of Myers Point (E) E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Specific Conductance 426.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Chloride 53.6 mg/L Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 7.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Chlorophyll 10.8 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.7 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Temperature 21.0 C Field
Total Phosphorus (as P) 14.0 ug/L Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.27 ug/L Estimate; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.79 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Middle of Shallow Southern Shelf Specific Conductance 422.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field
Chloride 54.0 mg/L Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 16.9 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.77 mg/L Lab
Chlorophyll 9.41 ug/L Lab
Temperature 21.0 C Field
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 3.14 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Kjeldahl Nitrogen, Total (as N) 0.27 mg/L Estimate Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Lake Source Cooling Outfall Chloride 54.5 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.7 mg/L Not Certifiable Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.88 mg/L Lab
Chlorophyll 6.6 ug/L Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 17.3 ug/L Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.89 ug/L Estimate; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Temperature 21.0 C Field
Specific Conductance 429.0 uS/cm Field blank failed, results may be biased high Lab
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Field blank failed, results may be biased high; Field duplicates failed, results may not be representative of sampling location. Lab
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not Certifiable Field