RT09Y - Yauricocha

RT09Y - Yauricocha (upper Alis valley)

Site Code: RT09Y. GPS: S12°286046, W75°691866. Elevation: 4005m asl.

Water Quality Data

The following river and water quality data was collected from this site:

T9Y (Yauricocha) March 2022
Season: Austral Summer
Date: 28.3.2022
Time: 14.00
Width (m) 0.62
Depth (Av.) (m) 0.21
CSA (Av.) (m²) 0.13
Velocity (Av.) (m/s) 0.50
Discharge (Av.) (m³/s) 0.065
Riverbed sediment -
Temp. (Atmospheric) (°C) 13.08
Temp. (Water) (°C) 11.54
Atmospheric pressure (mbar) 634
Dissolved oxygen (mg/l) 4.40
Dissolved oxygen (%) 66.43
pH 8.40
Conductivity (µS/cm) 440
Total Dissolved Solids (ppm) 221
ORP (mV) 112.5
Turbidity Turbid: brown
Alkalinity (mg/l CaCO₃) 132 (1.6N)
Alkalinity Field Tester (ppm CaCO₃) 207

Data analysis

Site description

Site RT09Y - the study site location. (John Forrest) Site RT09Y - the study site location: in the Alis valley just below the village of Tingo. (John Forrest)

Site RT09Y - the study site. (John Forrest) Site RT09Y - the study site and view upstream showing the diversion channel bringing the water down around the mine tailings dam. (John Forrest)

Site RT09Y - View downstream from the study site. (John Forrest) Site RT09Y - view downstream from the study site, looking towards the confuence with the rio Alis (hidden) a short distance beyond. (John Forrest)