Cayuga Lake Monitoring Event Graph

Use graph legend to de-select indicators in order to view indicators of interest. All event results are reported in the table below. Note that exceptionally low values may not register on the graph.

Event Results

Location Analyte Value Remarks Location
Cayuga Lake near Mouth of Salmon Creek Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 424.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 35.3 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 4.7 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 15.0 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.9 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 0.99 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Cayuga Lake North of Myers Point (E) Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 417.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 44.3 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 6.0 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 15.7 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.6 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 0.96 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Cayuga Lake North of Myers Point (H) Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 435.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 38.6 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 0.84 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 11.6 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 16.3 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 9.6 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 1.27 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (E) Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 409.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 37.3 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.4 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 4.2 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 23.0 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 8.1 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 0.95 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Middle of Lake Opposite Mouth of Salmon Creek (H) Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 438.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 32.8 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 0.84 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 13.0 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 17.5 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 9.8 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 1.2 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Middle of Shallow Southern Shelf Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.0 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 417.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 43.7 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 1.8 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 5.3 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 14.8 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 7.9 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 0.93 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Lake Source Cooling Outfall Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 428.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 38.6 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 3.2 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 2.9 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 22.6 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 10.7 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 1.51 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Cayuga Heights Sewage Outfall Hydrogen Ion (pH) 8.5 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 403.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 39.2 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 2.7 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 4.4 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 21.1 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 10.8 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 1.02 mg/L Not certifiable Lab
Ithaca Sewage Outfall Hydrogen Ion (pH) 7.75 Unitless (negative logarithm of H ion concentration) Field
Specific Conductance 412.0 uS/cm Lab
Chloride 43.7 mg/L Lab
Turbidity 3.1 NTU Lab
Soluble Reactive Phosphorus (as P) 5.2 ug/L Exceeded 15 min. holding time for filtration Lab
Total Phosphorus (as P) 27.9 ug/L Lab
Dissolved Oxygen 9.2 mg/L Field
E. Coli 0.0 Colonies/100 ml non-detect Lab
Total Nitrogen 1.09 mg/L Not certifiable Lab