Byram Swinging Bridge : Pearl River

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Observed by
Robert McAdory

Water Quality Tests

pH (0-14) What's this? 6.5
Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L) What's this? 10.2
Hardness (mg/L) What's this? 10.0
Turbidity (JTU) What's this? 30.0
Alkalinity (mg/L) What's this? 20.0
Dissolved Oxygen (%) What's this? 90.4
Air Temperature ℃ What's this? 11.25
Water Temperature ℃ What's this? 8.5

Latest Photos


No unusual smells or colors; no animals; a few tourists on the Swinging Bridge; current > 1 ft/sec in mid stream of river; no debris; no wind. Large eddies passing under bridge exhibited white streaks indicating mixing of something coming from upstream. Current in collection area swirling and evident but < 1 ft/sec. Partly cloudy with a little more thin cloud cover than the day before; bright sun when clouds part. No rain in last 24 hours. Continuing large discharges from upstream reservoir. Water level a few inches above yesterday, with falling stage; upstream gage was falling. Water was clear to less than a half foot. Adequate depth.