Chemical quality of water and sediments, Kearny Marsh      
       
WATER ANALYSES      
       
FIELD MEASUREMENTS      
Data from Table 2 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh      
Sampled April and May, 1999      
       
Sample location      
Latitude      
Longitude      
pH   std units  
Temperatire   C  
Specific conductivity   uS  
ORP   mV  
Sal   ppt  
DO   ppm  
water depth   ft  
       
LAB ANALYSES      
Data from Table 1 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh      
Sample ID      
sampling Date SWQS (surface water quality standards) UNITS  
       
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS      
Toluene 7.44 ug/l  
Chloroform 5.67 ug/l  
       
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS      
Di-n-butyl phthalate 3.53 ug/l  
Diethylphthalate 21.2 ug/l  
bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate 1.76 ug/l  
       
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICs   ug/l  
Eicosane   ug/l  
Hexacosane   ug/l  
Heptacosane   ug/l  
Octocosane   ug/l  
Unknown alkanes   ug/l  
       
TOTAL PCBS   ug/l  
       
PESTICIDES      
4.4'-DD 0.000832 ug/l  
       
METALS      
Cadmium 10 ug/l  
Lead 5 ug/l  
Silver 164 ug/l  
Zinc   ug/l  
       
WET CHEMISTRY      
Cyanide 5.2,22,768,20900 ug/l  
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons   mg/l  
Corrosivity as pH 6.5-8.5 S.U  
Total suspended solids 40 mg/l  
Chemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l  
Biochemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l  
Total organic Carbon   mg/l  
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen   mg/l  
Total Phosphate   mg/l  
Chloride 230.000,250000,860000 ug/l  
Sulfate 250 mg/l  
Color   pt.Co  
Surfactants   mg/l  
Turbidity 50 N.T.U  
Fecal Coliform 200 MPN/100ml  
Phenol 20,900 ug/l  
Chemical quality of water and sediments, Kearny Marsh        
         
WATER ANALYSES        
         
FIELD MEASUREMENTS        
Data from Table 2 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh        
Sampled April and May, 1999        
         
Sample location       W4
Latitude       40 45' 32.94
Longitude       74 07' 50.48
pH   std units   8
Temperatire   C   16.8
Specific conductivity   uS   2700
ORP   mV   117.4
Sal   ppt   1.5
DO   ppm   15
water depth   ft   2.2
         
LAB ANALYSES        
Data from Table 1 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh        
Sample ID       W4
sampling Date SWQS (surface water quality standards) UNITS   4/7/99
         
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS        
Toluene 7.44 ug/l   ND
Chloroform 5.67 ug/l   ND
         
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS        
Di-n-butyl phthalate 3.53 ug/l   1.48
Diethylphthalate 21.2 ug/l   ND
bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate 1.76 ug/l   ND
         
SEMIVOLATILE ORGANIC TICs   ug/l   ND
Eicosane   ug/l   ND
Hexacosane   ug/l   ND
Heptacosane   ug/l   ND
Octocosane   ug/l   ND
Unknown alkanes   ug/l    
         
TOTAL PCBS   ug/l   ND
         
PESTICIDES        
4.4'-DD 0.000832 ug/l   ND
         
METALS        
Cadmium 10 ug/l   ND
Lead 5 ug/l   7.52
Silver 164 ug/l   ND
Zinc   ug/l   ND
         
WET CHEMISTRY        
Cyanide 5.2,22,768,20900 ug/l   ND
Total petroleum Hydrocarbons   mg/l   ND
Corrosivity as pH 6.5-8.5 S.U   7.88
Total suspended solids 40 mg/l   16
Chemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l   50
Biochemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l   12.5
Total organic Carbon   mg/l   14.67
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen   mg/l   1.2
Total Phosphate   mg/l   0.11
Chloride 230.000,250000,860000 ug/l   670000
Sulfate 250 mg/l   52
Color   pt.Co   50
Surfactants   mg/l   ND
Turbidity 50 N.T.U   9
Fecal Coliform 200 MPN/100ml   11
Phenol 20,900 ug/l   ND

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA