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Hurley- Wyncoop Rd Bridge Fire Dept intake

Physical/Chemical Data

Physical, chemical and biological properties of the surface water that are measured continuously while the patrol boat is underway.

Entero Count (fecal indicator) and Rainfall

37 Samples taken

Sample Date [i] Enterococcus Count

Entero Count

Enterococcus (“Entero”) is a fecal indicating bacterium that lives in the intestines of humans and other warm-blooded animals. It is the EPA preferred indicator for sewage contamination.

QualityRain, day of (in)Prior Day2 Days Prior3 Days Prior Rain4 Days Total Rain
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10/12/20171203Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.70.7
09/07/2017167Beach Advisory0.10.50.10.00.7
08/10/2017218Beach Advisory0.00.00.10.20.3
07/06/2017549Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
06/08/201744Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
05/11/201713Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
10/13/201654Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
09/15/2016461Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
08/18/20161046Beach Advisory0.10.00.00.00.1
07/14/20161733Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
06/16/2016980Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
05/19/201619Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
10/30/2015>2420Beach Advisory0.00.41.40.01.8
09/25/20151Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
08/28/20155Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
07/24/20153Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
06/26/201525Acceptable0.00.00.00.40.5
05/29/201534Acceptable0.00.00.30.00.4
10/24/2014141Beach Advisory0.00.40.20.51.1
09/13/201436Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
08/22/201427Acceptable0.00.10.00.00.1
07/18/201424Acceptable0.00.00.20.70.9
06/23/20145Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
05/23/201459Acceptable0.10.30.00.00.4
10/24/20136Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
09/26/20131Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
08/22/2013107Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
07/25/201319Acceptable0.00.00.80.51.3
06/27/201320Acceptable0.70.00.00.61.3
06/06/2013228Beach Advisory0.10.00.00.10.2
10/18/20124Acceptable0.00.00.00.30.3
09/18/2012>2420Beach Advisory1.30.00.00.11.4
08/21/20122Acceptable0.00.00.00.10.1
07/24/2012291Beach Advisory0.10.20.00.00.3
06/19/201214Acceptable0.00.00.00.00.0
05/23/201236Acceptable0.00.30.90.01.2
04/24/2012197Beach Advisory0.00.40.80.92.1

Entero Count (fecal indicator) and Rainfall Correlation

37 Samples taken

Water Quality*

Acceptable (0–60) Beach Advisory (61+)

*Single sample thresholds;
Enterococcus count per 100mL

Prior Four Day Rainfall
(in inches)

Dry Weather (0–0.25) Wet Weather (0.25+)

Enterococcus is an EPA-approved fecal contamination indicator.

Samples taken by citizen scientists trained by Riverkeeper, and processed on the Riverkeeper vessel, according to the 2014 Quality Assurance Project Plan.

Rainfall data comes from wunderground.com. Wet weather is a common trigger of fecal contamination.

What do the Numbers Mean?

Water Quality scoring is based on the 2012 Recreational Water Quality Criteria from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for safe swimming. Learn More

About this location:

This site is located in an agricultural strip that is sandwiched between the developed areas of Hurley and Kingston to the east, and forest to the west. There is a fire department water intake structure at this site.

Agencies Responsible:

Ulster County Dept. of Health: 845-340-3010; NYSDEC Region 3: 845-256-3000

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