2015 Stream Evaluation Data

New Hope Creek Data by Khalik A. Weaver (4 Aug 2015)

    • Weather in past 24 hours: Clear/Sunny
    • Weather now: Clear/Sunny
    • Physical Measurements:
    • Water Odors: Normal
  • Water Color/Appearance: Multi-colored(oily sheen) & Brown/Muddy
  • Algae: Minimal growth
  • Site Observations: There were a few fallen trees, erosion on the banks of the creek.
  • Active Channel Width: 42ft
  • Length of walk: 504ft
  • Dominant Substrates: Gravel and Mud.

 

Visual Assessment Scores by Anya Quenon (4 Aug 2015)

  • Channel Condition: 7
  • Bank Stability: 10
  • Nutrient Enrichment: 9
  • Pools: 6
  • Riffle Embeddedness: 9
  • Riparian Zone: 10
  • Water Appearance: 7
  • Instream Fish Cover: 10
  • Invertebrate Habitat: 10
  • Canopy Cover: 10

 

 


 

Visual Assessment Scores by Brandon Emons (4 Aug 2015)

Assessment Score Type Score
Channel Condition 9
Bank Stability 8
Nutrient Enrichment 7
Pools 5
Riffle Embeddedness 8
Riparian Zone 10
Water Appearance 9
Instream Fish Cover 7
Invertebrate Habitat 8
Canopy Cover 8
Overall Score 7.9/10