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Lake Vilbig Water Test Results

by Jerry Skotak


Sampled on Saturday, July 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Air temperature: 91℉.

Sample depth: 12 inches

Algae: Common

Watercolor: green/brown

Water clarity: cloudy

Water surface: clear

Water conditions: ripples

Water odor: none

Water temperature: 92℉

Conductivity: 630 µS/cm

Dissolved Oxygen: 8.7 mg/L

pH: 8.74

Water transparency: 1 ft 5 inches

Lake observations: The samples were taken under clear skies. The wind was from the north at eight mph. The lake water is pretty warm. Algae is expected, mainly below the water surface. The water is green/brown. Aquatic vegetation looks healthy. There are ducks, turtles, and small fish in the area. Nitrites (NO2-N), total nitrate (NO3-N), and Phosphate (PO4-) were not detectable. The dissolved oxygen levels are very good for this time of the year. The lake level is slightly lower than usual. It rained 0.26 inches six days ago. Dallas County currently is currently experiencing abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions.

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