Sleepy Creek Stream Monitoring results from Burnt Mill Rd. Bridge 08-19-16

Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek near Burnt Mill Bridge August 19, 2016 8:30 am.

Monitors: Iliff, Fink, Oaks, Dean, Meadows

Latitude: 39-38-47  Longitude: 78-7-45

Ambient temp: 90 deg. and sunny

Water temp: 24 deg. C (75.2 F)

pH:7.5  Dissolved solids: 110 ppm

Habitat conditions: 183 Optimal (up five from last year)

Biological conditions: 81.6 Optimal (same)

There were 228 low tolerance benthic macroinvertebrates represented by 9 types, 239 ‘critters’ of 7 types in the medium tolerance category, and only one in the high tolerance category.

Click on our ‘Stream Monitoring’ category (to the right) to see stream monitoring results for other Sleepy Creek Locations this year.

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