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Brooklyn Navy Yard- East River, Wallabout Channel

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

227 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.

Quality Rain, day of (in) Prior Day 2 Days Prior 3 Days Prior Rain 4 Days Total Rain
Sort Sort Sort Sort Sort Sort Sort Sort
05/30/2024 480 Beach Advisory 0.2 0.7 0.0 1.0 1.8
05/23/2024 31 Acceptable 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
05/16/2024 31 Acceptable 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.6
05/09/2024 20 Acceptable 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.6
09/28/2023 10 Acceptable 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.6
09/21/2023 10 Acceptable 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.1
09/14/2023 <10 Acceptable 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.4 1.7
09/07/2023 86 Beach Advisory 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
08/24/2023 75 Beach Advisory 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0