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Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5004

Hydrologic and Water-Quality Conditions During Restoration of the Wood River Wetland, Upper Klamath River Basin, Oregon, 2003–05

Table 8. Summary of nutrients, major ions, and dissolved organic carbon data for adjacent streams, wetland surface water, and ground-water sites, Wood River Wetland, upper Klamath River basin, Oregon, 2003–05.

[See table 1 for sampling site information. Abbreviations: N, nitrogen; μg/L, microgram per liter; min, minimum; max, maximum; n, number of observations; MDL, method detection limit; NU, North Unit; SU, South Unit; ART, artesian well; PZ, piezometer well; WRDK, Wood River dike; AGDK, Agency Lake dike; <, less than; –, no data]

Site
type
Sampling
site
Dissolved nitrite+nitrate-N
(NO2+NO3)
(μg/L)
  Dissolved ammonium-N
(NH3+NH4)
(μg/L)
  Dissolved inorganic nitrogen
(DIN)
(μg/L)
median min max n median min max n median min max n
Tributary Sevenmile Canal–inflow - SMIN 3.1 0.5 27.6 8 12 5.2 84 8 14 6.9 110 8
Sevenmile Canal–mouth - SMDK 3.2 0.6 9.7 10 20 10 38 11 24 11 42 11
Wood River–mouth WRDK 3.1 0.5 31.9 15 6.6 2.4 19 15 10 4.5 39 15
Wetland surface water North Canal–inflow 1.9 <MDL 970 9 180 8.4 4,830 9 220 10 5,800 9
NU wetland–surface 3.6 <MDL 5,120 74 380 2.3 2,760 75 410 7.1 5,710 75
SU wetland–surface 115 <MDL 820 94 510 28 5,840 94 755 32 5,850 94
Wetland ground water ART-1 1.2 0.4 8.1 8 5,790 5,620 5,970 8 5,740 0.4 5,970 9
ART-3 2.2 2.2 2.2 1 6,360 6,360 6,360 1 6,360 6,360 6,360 1
PZ-NU1 5.8 0.3 80.1 11 130 78 690 11 130 84 770 11
PZ-NU2 2.6 0.1 8.8 12 4,510 3,320 8,960 12 4,510 3,320 8,960 12
PZ-NU3 8.7 0.6 82.2 12 33,400 22,900 36,500 12 33,450 22,900 36,500 12
PZ-SU1 11.2 3.0 180 10 655 330 2,020 10 670 0.0 2,030 11
PZ-SU2 8.4 0.6 46.8 12 2,810 1,910 3,330 12 2,820 1,920 3,360 12
PZ-SU3 1.2 <MDL 47.7 12 3,290 2,890 3,570 12 3,290 2,890 3,570 12
PZ-WRDK 5.5 3.8 15.5 5 2,430 2,270 3,160 5 2,440 2,290 3,160 5
PZ-AGDK 3.0 1.9 21.6 6 7,380 7,280 7,980 6 7,380 7,290 8,010 6

Site
type
Sampling
site
Dissolved Kjeldahl + ammonium-N
(DKN)
(μg/L)
  Total Kjeldahl + ammonium-N
(TKN)
(μg/L)
  Total Kjeldahl-N + ammonium-N + nitrite+nitrate-N
(TN)
(μg/L)
median min max n median min max n median min max n
Tributary Sevenmile Canal–inflow 265 87 390 4 480 160 1,110 7 480 160 1,110 7
Sevenmile Canal–mouth 430 140 860 7 545 210 790 8 545 210 790 8
Wood River–mouth 120 54 200 7 140 57 430 14 140 57 430 14
Wetland surface water North Canal–inflow 0 1,050 920 6,860 5 1,050 960 7,830 5
NU Wetland–surface 3,970 140 13,600 56 4,150 230 17,500 71 4,210 230 17,500 71
SU Wetland–surface 9,240 290 38,600 61 10,600 320 90,000 90 10,600 320 90,000 90
Wetland ground water ART-1 6,080 5,720 6,320 4 6,060 5,920 6,670 5 6,060 5,920 6,680 5
ART-3 0 0 6,360 6,360 6,360 1
PZ-NU1 1,990 1,270 3,890 7 2,340 1,700 3,910 9 2,340 1,730 3,910 9
PZ-NU2 5,150 4,220 7,170 7 6,050 4,080 9,700 10 6,050 4,080 9,700 10
PZ-NU3 38,250 35,500 42,900 8 40,450 36,800 43,100 10 40,450 36,800 43,100 10
PZ-SU1 1,760 1,260 1,910 6 2,830 1,760 6,710 8 2,830 1,840 6,710 8
PZ-SU2 4,280 3,580 4,400 7 4,130 2,630 5,320 10 4,130 2,630 5,330 10
PZ-SU3 3,700 3,190 6,150 8 3,650 3,450 4,190 10 3,670 3,450 4,190 10
PZ-WRDK 3,490 2,810 3,700 4 5,280 3,370 7,310 3 4,480 3,370 7,310 4
PZ-AGDK 8,090 7,990 9,490 4 13,600 12,800 15,300 4 13,500 7,500 15,300 5

Site
type
Sampling
site
Soluble reactive phosphorus
(SRP)
(μg/L)
  Total phosphorus
(TP)
(μg/L)
  Dissolved silica
(Si)
(mg/L)
median min max n median min max n median min max n
Tributary Sevenmile Canal–inflow SMIN 74 59 130 8 130 85 180 7 0
Sevenmile Canal–mouth SMDK 120 74 320 11 185 91 250 8 48 48 48 1
Wood River–mouth WRDK 100 79 160 15 100 90 210 14 0
Wetland surface water North Canal–inflow 120 50 1,490 9 130 110 1,050 5 0
NU Wetland–surface 500 41 3,210 75 670 72 6,660 71 58 42 73 2
SU Wetland–surface 7,020 88 19,900 94 7,800 99 32,200 90 49 35 64 4
Wetland ground water ART-1 6,240 6,180 6,310 8 6,560 6,340 6,760 5 0
ART-3 6,790 6,790 6,790 1 0 0
PZ-NU1 720 280 1,520 11 780 350 1,680 9 60 60 60 1
PZ-NU2 2,100 290 2,570 12 2,900 2,270 3,670 10 0
PZ-NU3 3,600 290 4,110 12 4,370 4,060 4,650 10 0
PZ-SU1 3,010 950 5,030 10 4,920 2,170 5,860 8 0
PZ-SU2 6,070 3,770 7,000 12 6,940 6,190 7,490 10 0
PZ-SU3 6,390 6,030 6,630 12 6,710 6,430 7,150 10 0
PZ-WRDK 1,930 1,620 2,180 5 2,750 2,180 3,270 3 0
PZ-AGDK 1,090 93 1,270 6 1,920 1,730 2,280 4 0

Site
type
Sampling
site
Dissolved organic carbon
(DOC)
(mg/L)
  Dissolved chloride
(Cl)
(mg/L)
median min max n median min max n
Tributary Sevenmile Canal–inflow 6 3 8 2 3 2 11 8
Sevenmile Canal–mouth 3 3 3 1 4 2 7 10
Wood River–mouth 2 2 2 2 6 5 6 15
Wetland surface water North Canal–inflow 15 7 17 3 8 2 33 9
NU Wetland–surface 44 24 66 8 14 2 63 71
SU Wetland–surface 99 95 270 13 43 2 230 94
Wetland ground water ART-1 4 4 5 2 1 1 1 8
ART-3 0 1 1 1 1
PZ-NU1 18 18 18 1 6 4 14 11
PZ-NU2 20 20 20 1 7 5 40 12
PZ-NU3 26 26 26 1 9 8 11 12
PZ-SU1 24 24 24 1 19 8 25 10
PZ-SU2 20 20 20 1 9 2 17 12
PZ-SU3 8 8 8 1 3 2 7 12
PZ-WRDK 0 7 6 18 5
PZ-AGDK 0 5 5 7 6

For additional information contact:
Director, Oregon Water Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
2130 SW 5th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97201
http://or.water.usgs.gov

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