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 North of Myers Point (E) Temperature 16.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 411.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 104.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 50.7 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.8 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.0 ug/L estimated; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 9.9 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.79 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.8 mg/L Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 390.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (E) Temperature 15.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 413.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 80.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 49.3 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.7 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.6 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 11.8 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.85 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.2 mg/L Field
Secchi Depth 4.3 m Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 750.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (H) Temperature 5.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 435.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 98.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 50.6 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.1 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 8.9 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 12.1 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 1.12 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 10.0 mg/L Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 70.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Lake Source Cooling Outfall Temperature 14.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 421.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 120.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 52.5 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 11.0 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 2.2 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 18.8 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.79 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 12.0 mg/L Field
Secchi Depth 3.75 m Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 290.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Cayuga Heights Sewage Outfall Temperature 20.3 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 423.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 92.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 50.6 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 6.7 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 4.6 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 31.1 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.77 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 11.0 mg/L Field
Secchi Depth 3.5 m Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 4100.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Cayuga Lake near Mouth of Salmon Creek Temperature 15.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 411.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 80.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 58.6 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.1 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.2 ug/L estimated; Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 10.7 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.87 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.1 mg/L Field
Secchi Depth 4.3 m Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 300.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Middle of Shallow Southern Shelf Temperature 16.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 414.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 76.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 48.1 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.5 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 1.5 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 11.4 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.86 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.5 mg/L Field
E. Coli 5.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Coliform 390.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Ithaca Sewage Outfall Temperature 22.4 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 432.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 107.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 46.9 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 17.0 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 6.3 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 23.6 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 0.59 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 9.6 mg/L Field
Secchi Depth 2.75 m Field
E. Coli 20.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Total Coliform 690.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Cayuga Lake North of Myers Point (H) Temperature 4.0 C Field
Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Not certifiable Field
Specific Conductance 433.0 uS/cm Lab
Alkalinity 108.0 mg CaCO3/L Field
Chloride 50.9 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 2.2 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 7.8 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 11.3 ug/L Lab
Nitrate-+Nitrite-Nitrogen (as N) 1.1 mg/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 10.0 mg/L Field
E. Coli 10.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab
Total Coliform 60.0 Colonies/100 ml Lab