WWALS Watershed Coalition

WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) is Suwannee RIVERKEEPER® WWALS advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Upper and Lower Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.

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Water Quality Testing, Troupville Boat Ramp, 2019-01-06 [Up]

Sara Jay tested Little River water at Troupville Boat Ramp, Sunday, January 6, 2019.

The pictures are below.

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 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

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Pictures

These pictures were taken by John S. Quarterman for WWALS.

Temperature

[Air]
Air

[Water]
Water

[Recording]
Recording

pH

[1. Rinse the test tubes]
1. Rinse the test tubes

[2. Get 5 ml river water from the bucket]
2. Get 5 ml river water from the bucket

[3. Add 10 drops of the pH wide range indicator to each tube.]
3. Add 10 drops of the pH wide range indicator to each tube.

[4. Cap and gently invert the tubes several times to ensure mixing.]
4. Cap and gently invert the tubes several times to ensure mixing.

Dissolved Oxygen (DO)

[A. Collect two replicate samples to ensure precision]
A. Collect two replicate samples to ensure precision

[B. “Fixing” the samples]
B. “Fixing” the samples

[Want the brown flakes to dissolve]
Want the brown flakes to dissolve

[Dissolved]
Dissolved

DO: C- Titrating the sample

[5. Using the pink tip, fill the titrator (small syringe) to the 10mL line]
5. Using the pink tip, fill the titrator (small syringe) to the 10mL line

[with Sodium Thiosulfate.]
with Sodium Thiosulfate.

[7. .. Add 8 drops of Starch Solution .... The sample will turn dark blue]
7. .. Add 8 drops of Starch Solution .... The sample will turn dark blue

[Blue.]
Blue.

[Continue titrating with Sodium Thiosulfate ONE DROP AT A TIME, swirling thoroughly after each drop,]
Continue titrating with Sodium Thiosulfate ONE DROP AT A TIME, swirling thoroughly after each drop,

[until the solution turns from blue to clear.]
until the solution turns from blue to clear.

[Yep, clear.]
Yep, clear.

Results

[Chemical Form]
Chemical Form

Boat Ramp

[Posthole location]
Posthole location

[Posthole]
Posthole