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Kentucky Lake Water Quality Monitoring
 
Welcome to Murray State University's Hancock Biological Station/Center for Reservoir Research's KENTUCKY LAKE site. Below you will find the present water conditions for Kentucky Lake within the past half hour. You can look at the changes over the past day, week, or month by selecting the parameters and the time period at the left side of this page. Under Monitoring Sites, you can select parameters for water at the lake surface (1 meter depth = about 3 feet) or 1 meter off the bottom.

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Retrieve Average Daily Data From
Water Quality Monitoring Station Data Archives
:

Monitoring Sites:

Output Format:

Parameters (select one or more):

Temperature (°F)

Temperature (°C)

Specific Conductance (µS/cm)

Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L)

pH (SU)

Oxidation-Reduction Potential (mV)

Turbidity (NTU)

Chlorophyll a (µg/L)
       surface site only

Battery Charge (V)

Display Data:

From Date (after 02/16/05):

To Date (on or before 11/21/14):

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MOST RECENTLY RECORDED CONDITIONS
 
PARAMETER
SURFACE
at 1.118 meters
BOTTOM
at 2.154 meters
Date and Time 11/21/2014 10:15 AM 11/21/2014 10:15 AM
Water Temperature
(degrees Fahrenheit)
47.41
°F
47.16
°F
Water Temperature
(degrees Celsius)
8.56
°C
8.42
°C
Specific Conductance
(microsiemens per centimeter)
175
µS/cm
193
µS/cm
Dissolved Oxygen
(milligrams per liter)
11.21
mg/L
10.90
mg/L
pH
(standard pH units)
7.82 8.07
Oxidation-Reduction Potential
(millivolts)
-100.32
mV
309.23
mV
Turbidity
(nephlometric turbidity units)
373.84
NTU
0.64
NTU
Chlorophyll a
(micrograms per liter)
2.1
µg/L
 
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Last Updated on January 24, 2013
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