Causes of Water Pollution
We measured dissolved oxygen (the amount of oxygen in the water, water temperature, turbidity (how clear the water is), pH (how acidic the water is), conductivity, nitrate, and phosphate. According to our data, much more can be done to improve the pond like adding a fountain to help the algae and other things circulate.
Adding a fountain can help the circulation.
We used these kits to test the Nitrate and Phosphate.
This trash in the pond shows how the pond isn't taken care of.
This graph shows the values from the Gifford pond versus the ideal values needed for a healthy pond.