Table Wq01: Water Quality Data for South Fabius River

Table Wq01:  Water Quality Data for South Fabius River

Select water quality data for the South Fabius river near Taylor, Missouri in 1986 and 1993 (from USGS 1986, 1993).
  STATE STANDARDS WATER YEAR
Parameter I III VI VII 1986 1993
Temperature (F) 90 max       32-82 33-80
Specific Conductance (mhos/cm)         140-471 130-382
pH   6.5-9.0     6.9-8.3 7.0-8.4
Coliform, fecal (cols/100ml)       200 non-storm runoff 4K-9,400 150-3,400K
Hardness, Total (Mg/L as CaCo3)         100-210 54-180
Alkalinity, Total (Mg/L as CaCo3)         50-184 40-154
Nitrogen, Ammonia (mg/L as N) depends on pH and temp       0.03-0.30 0.01-0.28
Phosphorus, Total (mg/L as P)         0.05-0.03 0.08-0.27
Manganese, Dissolved (g/L as Mn)   50   50 6-250 47-56
Iron, Dissolved (g/L as Fe) 1,000 300   300 <3-370 17-360
Solids, Residue Suspened (mg/L at 221F)         9-700 <1-2010
Oxygen, Dissolved (mg/L) 5       6.4-13.5 8.6-14.6
I: Protection of aquatic life III: Drinking water supply VI: Whole-body contact recreation VII: Groundwater K: Non-ideal count of colonies

 

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