Napanoch- State Prison

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

42 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
10/13/20181553Beach Advisory0.
09/08/2018>2420Beach Advisory0.
08/11/2018>2420Beach Advisory0.
07/14/2018727Beach Advisory0.
06/09/2018197Beach Advisory0.
05/12/2018548Beach Advisory0.
10/14/2017194Beach Advisory0.
09/09/2017236Beach Advisory0.
08/12/2017>2420Beach Advisory1.
07/08/20171203Beach Advisory0.
06/10/201785Beach Advisory0.
07/16/2016579Beach Advisory0.
06/18/2016328Beach Advisory0.
05/21/2016155Beach Advisory0.
10/31/2015107Beach Advisory0.
09/26/201565Beach Advisory0.
08/29/2015122Beach Advisory0.
07/25/2015461Beach Advisory0.
06/27/2015517Beach Advisory0.
05/30/2015326Beach Advisory0.
08/30/2014313Beach Advisory0.
07/26/2014313Beach Advisory0.
06/28/20141300Beach Advisory0.
05/31/201472Beach Advisory0.
10/26/201393Beach Advisory0.
09/28/201396Beach Advisory0.
08/24/2013161Beach Advisory0.
07/27/2013249Beach Advisory0.
06/29/20131553Beach Advisory0.
06/08/20132420Beach Advisory0.
09/29/2012537Beach Advisory0.
07/28/2012921Beach Advisory1.
05/26/201284Beach Advisory0.

Entero Count (fecal indicator) and Rainfall Correlation

42 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 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 near Eastern New York Correctional Facility.

Agencies Responsible:

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

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