Baxter Conservation Area : Rideau River

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Observed by
Justin Langille

Water Quality Tests

pH (0-14) What's this? 7.8
Secchi Depth (m) What's this? bottom visible
Hardness (mg/L) What's this? 150.0
Alkalinity (mg/L) What's this? 100.0
Conductivity (uS/cm) What's this? 262.0
Air Temperature ℃ What's this? 15.0
Water Temperature ℃ What's this? 16.6


Insect What's this?
Crustacean What's this?

Invasive Species

Eurasian Milfoil
Eurasian Milfoil What's this?

Latest Photos


Test taken from Baxter Conservation area beach. Seagulls, mosquitos and a dead crayfish were sighted as well as invasive Milfoil. Residential area across the river, two to three boats crossed. Area where Energy East will cross the Rideau River.