October E. coli Monitoring Results

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Christians Creek October Results

October’s results were severely influenced by heavy rains for several days prior to when samples were taken from the streams.  Run-off from fields alongside the Creek likely contributed to the exceptionally high levels of E. coli downstream of Stuarts Draft, starting at Barterbrook Road all the way to where Christians Creek enters Middle River near Verona.

 Christian Creek Sites (with score):
CC-OSR
 Bridge on Old Staunton Road, Greenville 1,167 very high
CC-PHR  Bridge on Peyton Hill Road, Greenville 967  very high
CC-CMR  Bridge on Churchmans Mill Road near Stuarts Draft 800 very high
CC-BBR  Bridge on Barterbrook Road near Staunton 1,700 very, very high
CC-JR     Bridge on Jericho Road at Rt 250 at Brands Flat 3,834 very, very, very high
CC-SL     Bridge on Sangers Lane near Staunton 3,600 very, very, very high
CC-DD    On private property downstream of bridge on Sangers Lane 4,500 very, very, very, very high
CC-SJR   Bridge on St. James Road near Barren Ridge 3,667 very, very, very high
CC-BRR  Bridge on Barren Ridge Road near Verona 4,700 very, very, very, very high
CC-THR  Bridge on Tilt Hammer Road near Verona 5,134 very, very, very, very high

Barterbrook Branch site (with score):
BB-MML  Bridge on McCombs Mill Lane near Staunton 1,900 very, very high

Meadow Run site (with score):
MR-OMR  Bridge on Old Mill Road near Verona 3,534 very, very, very high

good  – means the E. coli level is below the VA State Standard of 235water is safe for recreational use

high – means the E. coli level is above the VA State Standard of 235water is unsafe for recreational use

Christians Creek full spreadsheet here

 

Middle River Watershed

Main stem of Middle River:
MR1  Bridge on Summerdean Rd, Rt 602  200 good
MR2  Bridge on Cales Spring Road, Rt 603  967 very high
MR3A  
Bridge on Trimbles Mill Rd, Rt 707  1,834 very, very high
MR3B  
Bridge on Trimbles Mill Rd, Rt 707, at Boy Scout Lane  1,067 very high

Middle River full spreadsheet here


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