Purple Creek

Purple Creek

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Located on upstream side of Purple Creek bridge on Westbrook Road. Access by parking on roadside and walking down either bank to creek. Westbrook Road and Purple Creek bridge at this location is east of the soccer field complex, after Westbrook enters a line of woods on either side of the road. Bridge is 0.13 miles west of the end of Westbrook Road. Westbrook ends at the gate entering the Westbrook family property.

Location created by
Abby Braman

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creek at typical low summer flow without recent rain, banks trashy

11 Jul 09:30 by Will McDearman

Creek running at about typical summer flow without heavy rain. Banks trashy.

20 Jun 09:40 by Will McDearman

Creek flow reduced from past week, creek banks trashy - typical condition.

14 Jun 14:10 by Will McDearman

Creek stage and current up from runoff by recent rainfall. Water muddy.

06 Jun 10:15 by Will McDearman

water with white sudsy scum on surface.

29 May 10:50 by Will McDearman

very flow summer flow, drought conditions

31 Aug 09:35 by Will McDearman

very hot, 100+ past 4 days, creek very low, minimal flow.

24 Aug 09:00 by Will McDearman

Very low flow, trickle with pools, water turbid and muddy even though no rain in past 2 weeks.

16 Aug 15:05 by Will McDearman

very low flow, hot and dry weather, no rain last 2 weeks.

11 Aug 09:20 by Will McDearman

Very low flow, shallow, no odor on or near creek despite very high concentration of E. coli, apparently from a sanitary system overflow at some unknown upstream site. Very hot and dry, no rain last 2 weeks. Creek still with litter and trash on banks.

03 Aug 09:00 by Will McDearman