Wirth Brothers Lake at SE Beach


The table below shows the most recent sampling information for
toxic algae (Microcystin) and bacteria (E.coli),
Samples are typically collected on Monday and posted on the web site on Thursday or Friday.

Nearest City - Cook
Johnson County
This lake is not sampled on a regular schedule
Toxic Algae Data updated on:
10/01/2009

Bacteria (E. coli) data updated:
10/01/2009

Level of Microcystin (ppb)
E. coli (# per 100 ml)
0.08
49
This Lake is NOT on Toxic Algae Health Alert.

Wirth Brothers Lake located 5 miles north and 1 mile west of Tecumseh, NE, in Johnson County.  Sample collected at the beach area on the southeast side of the lake
Wirth Brothers Lake located 5 miles north and 1 mile west of Tecumseh, NE, in Johnson County. Sample collected at the beach area on the southeast side of the lake



On the table below, the level to trigger a toxic algae Health Alert is 20 parts per billion for the toxin Microcystin. Health Alerts stay in effect until the level stays below 20 ppb for two consecutive weeks

In the Bacteria (E.coli) column, a single sample of 235 counts (or higher) per 100 ml is considered a higher risk for illness through ingestion.



Toxic Algae (Microcystin) & Bacteria (E. coli) Data
This table shows all sampling results for toxic algae and bacteria collected in 2009.

Week Starting
Weekly Health
Alert
Level of Microcystin (ppb)
E. coli
(# per 100 ml)
05/04/2009
No
0.03
410
05/11/2009
No
0.06
86
05/18/2009
No
0.01
71
05/25/2009
No
0.02
9,208
06/01/2009
No
0
138
06/08/2009
No
0.02
5794
06/15/2009
No
0
81
06/22/2009
No
0
20
06/29/2009
No
0.05
53
07/06/2009
No
.03
194
07/13/2009
No
0.02
140
07/20/2009
No
0.03
75
07/27/2009
No
0.02
26
08/03/2009
No
0.09
26
08/10/2009
No
0.02
1553
08/17/2009
No
0.74
18
08/24/2009
No
0.06
5
08/31/2009
No
0
4
09/07/2009
No
0.05
138
09/14/2009
No
0.12
55
09/21/2009
No
0.07
210
09/28/2009
0.08
49




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P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-2186