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     W8
Latitude     40 45' 48.10''
Longitude     74 08' 3.86
pH   std units 7.65
Temperatire   C 12.8
Specific conductivity   uS 2008
ORP   mV 114.8
Sal   ppt 1
DO   ppm 13
water depth   ft 2.5
       
LAB ANALYSES      
Data from Table 1 of Langan Report on Kearny Marsh      
Sample ID     W8
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 40
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 9.47
Silver 164 ug/l ND
Zinc   ug/l 30
       
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 7.77
Total suspended solids 40 mg/l 17
Chemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l 50
Biochemical Oxygen Demand   mg/l 8.98
Total organic Carbon   mg/l 14.1
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen   mg/l 1.3
Total Phosphate   mg/l 0.13
Chloride 230.000,250000,860000 ug/l 500000
Sulfate 250 mg/l 44
Color   pt.Co 40
Surfactants   mg/l ND
Turbidity 50 N.T.U 11
Fecal Coliform 200 MPN/100ml 30
Phenol 20,900 ug/l ND

Last Updated on 5/4/00
By TARA