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Rock Run Work Day Cancelled

The work day on Rock Run scheduled for Monday, June 24th has been cancelled due to wet conditions. The new date is Monday, July 22nd. If you want to volunteer or just observe, we are meeting at the park office on Linn Run Road at 9 am on July 22nd. We will be working with park staff to position limestone sand to the headwaters of the stream.

 


 

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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

 

 


 

Posted in Citizen Science Rock Run

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.

 

 

 

 


 

Posted in Citizen Science Rock Run

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


 

Posted in Citizen Science Rock Run

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

Posted in Citizen Science Rock Run

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

 


 

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Rock Run Numbers For October

Monthly water testing at the mouth of Rock Run was done on October 6.
pH came in at 6.5
Alkalinity was 4.2
Water temperature was 59 degrees F
Air temp was 64 degrees F
Linn Run gauge was at 2.23 and the discharge was 47 ft.³/sec
Conditions on Rock Run were high and clear