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Rock Run Tests September 19

Flow goes down, alkalinity goes up. Here’s the Rock Run numbers for September 2109 (taken 8-31-19).
Lowest flow measured so far in 2019.

Air Temperature – 66 degrees F
Water Temperature – 61.5 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge – 1.44
Linn Run Discharge – 3.03
pH – 6.6
Alkalinity – 9.9
Flow – Low and Clear
Last Rain – 8-28-19

 

 


 

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Rock Run Sampling Results August 2019

Here’s the numbers for our monthly water testing at the mouth of Rock Run.

Air Temperature: 76 degrees F
Water Temperature: 62 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge: 1.73
Linn Run Discharge: 5.84
Flow: Medium/Clear
pH: 6.4
Alkalinity: 5.2

Alkalinity tends to improve when the flow goes down. This was the lowest flow on our testing days for the year by the Linn Run gauge.
Check out the results from 2018-2109 here –  RR Alkalinity.

 


 

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Rock Run Water Testing 6-5-19

Here’s the results of our monthly water tests at the mouth of Rock Run for June 2019.

Air Temperature: 64 Degree F
Water Temperature: 55.5 Degrees F
Linn Run Discharge: 21.1
Linn Run Gauge: 1.98
pH: 6.53
Alkalinity: 4.1
Flow: Medium/Clear

 

 

 

 


 

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Rock Run Data 5-1-19

Water testing was done May 1st. The numbers are:

Air Temperature: 82 Degrees F
Water Temperature: 58 Degrees F
pH: 6.4
Alkalinity: 3.0
Linn Run Gauge: 1.97
Linn Run Discharge: 19.6
Flow: Med-High, Clear

 

 


 

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Rock Run Testing For April

Monthly Rock Run water testing was done on Saturday April 6, 2019.

Air Temperature – 54 degrees F
Water Temperature – 43.5 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge – 1.86
Linn Run Discharge – 14.4
pH – 6.5
Alkalinity – 4.5
Flow – Moderate and Clear

 

 


 

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Rock Run Testing for March 2019

Monthly water testing at the mouth of Rock Run was done on Saturday, March 2.
Air Temperature – 30 degrees F
Water Temperature – 35.5 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge – 1.94
Linn Run Discharge – 23.7
pH – 6.2
Alkalinity – 2.4
Flow/Conditions – Medium, Clear

 


 

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Rock Run Water Testing – February 2019

There’s a creek in there somewhere.
The mouth of Rock Run 2-2-19.

It was a beautiful winter day in Linn Run State Park with several inches of fresh snow.
Here are the results of water testing at the mouth of Rock Run recorded on Saturday, February 2, 2019.

Air Temperature – 30 degrees F
Water Temperature – 30 degrees F
pH – 6.5
Alkalinity – 2.2
Linn Run Gauge – 1.82
Discharge – 16.9

We also collected some snow in the area, allowed it to melt, and tested that.
The snow melt had a pH of 5.8 and an alkalinity of 2.2.

 

 

 

 


 

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Rock Run Water Testing For January

Alkalinity Testing
Todd Griffith and Denny Hess measure alkalinity on Rock Run

Here are the results of Rock Run water testing for January, 2019.
Air Temperature: 36 degrees F
Water Temperature: 41 dgrees F
pH: 6.3
Alkalinity: 2.9
Linn Run Gauge: 2.1
Linn Run Discharge: 33.2

We also took samples on Linn Run above the mouth of Rock Run
Water Temperature: 39.5 degrees F
pH: 6.7
Alkalinity: 6.0


 

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Rock Run Numbers For December

Here’s the data for this month’s water testing from the mouth of Rock Run.

Air Temperature: 37 degrees F
Water Temperature: 40 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge: 2.10
Linn Run Discharge: 33.2
pH: 6.5
Alkalinity: 3.2

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Rock Run Testing November

Here’s the Rock Run test results from November 3, 2018.
pH = 6.5
Alkalinity = 4.9
Water Temperature = 47 degrees F
Air Temerature = 37 degrees F
Linn Run Gauge = 2.03
Linn Run Discharge = 31.2