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Kansas Real-Time Water Quality

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Model Form:

Model Form #1

log10(TSS) = - 0.83 + 1.16 log10(TURB) + 0.000605 SC


Model Archive Summary

The model archive summary for computed total suspended solids can be viewed in pdf form here.

Model Calibration

Basic Data

Number of measurements: 54
Mean squared error: 0.04020025
Multiple R2: 0.9107
Bias correction (smearing) factor: 1.11909

Explanatory Variables

VariableValueStandard error
log10(TURB) 1.160.091378
SC 0.0006050.000183

Correlation Matrix

Interceptlog10(TURB) SC
log10(TURB) -0.98409210.9015
SC -0.9536350.90151



This model is used to compute values at this station only from 1999 through 2006, the range of time when a 6026-model turbidity sensor was used. Beginning in 2007, a 6136-model turibidty sensor was installed, resulting in a change to the model.

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