Montgomery- I-84 Crossing

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

36 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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10/14/2017248Beach Advisory0.00.00.10.00.1
09/09/20171300Beach Advisory0.00.00.10.91.0
08/12/2017>2420Beach Advisory0.90.50.00.01.4
07/08/2017>2420Beach Advisory0.00.60.00.00.6
06/10/2017>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
05/13/20171986Beach Advisory0.20.00.00.00.2
10/15/20162420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
09/17/2016354Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
08/20/2016>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.10.00.1
07/16/2016>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
06/18/2016225Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
05/21/201687Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
10/31/2015>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.31.01.3
09/26/2015501Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
08/29/20151300Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
07/25/2015142Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
06/27/20151553Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
05/30/2015195Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.40.4
11/01/2014>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.10.1
09/27/201486Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
08/30/2014770Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
07/26/20141986Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.20.2
06/28/2014411Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.20.2
05/31/2014167Beach Advisory0.00.10.00.00.1
10/26/2013>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
09/28/201378Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
08/24/2013613Beach Advisory0.00.00.60.00.6
07/27/201384Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.10.1
06/29/2013>2420Beach Advisory0.00.91.50.12.5
06/08/2013>2420Beach Advisory0.21.70.20.02.1
10/27/2012>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.10.1
09/29/2012315Beach Advisory0.00.70.00.20.8
09/01/2012>2420Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
07/28/20122420Beach Advisory0.50.00.80.01.2
06/30/2012921Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.00.0
05/26/2012435Beach Advisory0.00.00.00.30.4

Entero Count (fecal indicator) and Rainfall Correlation

36 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 at the I-84 overpass, off Route 416 just west of Maybrook. The area is a combination of agricultural and residential land uses.

Agencies Responsible:

Orange County Dept. of Health: 845-291-2331; NYSDEC Region 3: 845-256-3000

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