Town of Luray, Virginia

PO Box 629   ::   45 East Main Street, Luray, VA 22835

Town Office: (540) 743-5511   ::   West Main Bridge

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Water Survey Results: A Project by students at Luray High School

 

Luray High School Water Testing Water Source: Hawksbill Creek Location: Ruffner Plaza, Luray VA Testing Equipment: Low-Cost Water Monitoring Kit LaMotte (Tab Tests) The information provided below is a summary of multiple LHS Earth Science and Agriculture & Ecology class results averaged together for the concentrations of each parameter.

 Acceptability Ranges

(Min - Max)

Red Indicates Test Result Ranking

 

Dissolved Oxygen (D.O.)

91-110% - excellent

71-90%  - good

51-70%  - fair

<50%   - poor

Nitrate

5 ppm   - fair

20 ppm  - poor

40 ppm  - poor

Phosphate

1 ppm  - excellent

2 ppm  - good

4 ppm  - fair

pH

4   - poor

5   - poor

6   - good

7   - excellent

8   - good

9   - poor

10  - poor

Coliform

Posititive (+) - poor

Negative (-)   - good

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