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Kansas Real-Time Water Quality

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Model Form:

Model Form #5

log10(TSS) = 0.26 + 0.964 log10(TURB)


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: 30
Mean squared error: 0.030625
Multiple R2: 0.835
Bias correction (smearing) factor: 1.08

Explanatory Variables

VariableValueStandard error
log10(TURB) 0.9640.0792

Correlation Matrix

log10(TURB) -0.9731



Regression models were updated in Kramer and others (2021) and the newest version of the model was applied beginning January 1, 2021. This model was developed using a model calibration dataset with YSI 6-Series model 6136 turbidity sensor data. The computed data uses real-time turbidity data from a YSI EXO turbidity sensor. There are known sensor differences that can affect computations. More information detailing sensor differences, models, period of application, and computed concentrations can be found in Kramer and others (2021).

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