Branched Oak Lake at Liebers Pt. 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 - Malcolm
Lancaster County
This Lake is sampled weekly.
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)
0.61
9
This Lake is NOT on Toxic Algae Health Alert.

Samples are collected at two locations at Branched Oak:
Samples are collected at two locations at Branched Oak:
  • Area 10 Beach. Located in the second bay from the NE corner of the dam.
  • Liebers Pt. Beach. Located approximately 2.2 miles east of NW 140th street at the end of Branched Oak Road on the west 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
    23
    05/11/2009
    No
    0.1
    3
    05/18/2009
    No
    0
    15
    05/25/2009
    No
    0.07
    23
    06/01/2009
    No
    0.22
    3
    06/08/2009
    No
    0.47
    20
    06/15/2009
    No
    0.56
    1
    06/22/2009
    No
    1.17
    12
    06/29/2009
    No
    0.59
    3
    07/06/2009
    No
    .1
    7
    07/13/2009
    No
    0.11
    17
    07/20/2009
    No
    0.03
    14
    07/27/2009
    No
    0.48
    2,419
    08/03/2009
    No
    1.25
    7
    08/10/2009
    No
    1.25
    16
    08/17/2009
    No
    1.67
    22
    08/24/2009
    No
    2.37
    344
    08/31/2009
    No
    3.59
    24
    09/07/2009
    No
    3.2
    15
    09/14/2009
    No
    0.52
    5
    09/21/2009
    No
    0.95
    2
    09/28/2009
    0.61
    9




    Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
    1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
    P.O. Box 98922
    Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
    (402) 471-2186