Renfrew pre-dam (former beach)

Bonnechere River

Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

Location in Bonnechere River WQ retrospective database/report

Location created by
Kathryn Lindsay
  • Lat: 45.4750588
  • Lng: -76.6965437
  • Waterbody Type: Unknown
  • Timezone: America/Toronto

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Total chlorine (mg/L) entered in chlorine data field (ppm)
Weather: Now- sunny w/clouds Last 24 hrs- thunderstorm
Strong current visible
Spoke about WQ testing with people fishing from the pier
Birds: American Goldfinch, Warbling Vireo, Red-winged Blackbird

Missed April sampling due to extreme flooding (see photos)

2019-05-26 17:34 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

Total chlorine 0.5 mg/L; entered in chloride data field
Weather: Now- cloudy, light westerly wind; Last 24 hr - cloudy
2 beavers vocalizing and swam across the river from the confluence with Smith's Creek
Birds: Black-capped Chickadee (call) Belted Kingfisher (rattle), Canada Geese flying overhead

2018-11-08 17:00 EST by Kathryn Lindsay

Total chlorine = 2 mg/L; entered in chloride data field
Weather: now - cloudy, no wind; last 24 hrs - cloudy, intermittent rain
Water is murky
Algae mat attached to submerged aquatic vascular plants
Birds: Pileated Woodpecker (calling) , Blue Jay, Red-winged Blackbird

2018-08-27 11:30 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

Total chlorine: 2 mg/L; entered in chloride data field
Weather: now: sunny; last 24 hr - variable sun/cloud/rainy/windy
Slow flow evident
Algae floating and attached to submerged aquatic vascular plants (photos)
Birds: American Goldfinch, Eastern Kingbird
Assistant: Juan Baker from Playa del Carmen, Yucatan, Mexico

2018-07-30 12:55 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

Total chlorine 1 mg/L; entered in chloride data field
Weather: now- cloudy; last 24 hr- cloudy
Algae floating in the water
Hillside shoreline across the river- bare soil eroding (photo)
Birds: Red-winged Blackbird; Canada Goose poo & feathers in the grass

2018-06-24 17:36 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

Total chlorine 1.0 mg/L; entered in chloride data field
Weather: now - sunny; last 24 hr- thunderstorm; last 48 hr- cloudy
Sampled in an eddy on the downstream side of the pier (photo); across from the confluence with Smith's Creek (photo); upstream from the first dam (photo)
Water was murky; no aquatic plants visible
No IAS observed
Birds: Canada Goose poo on grass and pier; Warbling Vireo; Red-winged Blackbird; Ring-billed Gull; American Redstart
Met a couple at the Renfrew boat launch who commented that they still swim here even though it is posted by Renfrew County & District Public Health as "Unsafe for bathing".

2018-05-28 15:23 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

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2010-07-01 12:00 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay

2010 Chem

2010-05-01 12:00 EDT by Kathryn Lindsay