Stream Monitoring Learning Opportunity on Saturday Aug. 29th

STREAM MONITORING LEARNING OPPORTUNITY ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH Water quality stream monitoring is an important part of the Sleepy Creek and other watershed association’s recurring activities.   This coming weekend the organization is offering an opportunity for interested adults and youth to participate and learn more about this fun activity.   You can join the group at the Dawson Farm on Creek Road at 10 More

Stream Survey results for Sleepy creek at Burnt Mill Bridge 7-31-15

Level 3 Stream Survey results for Sleepy Creek near Burnt Mill Bridge July 31, 2015, 8:00 am. Participants: Jeff Iliff, Maya Iliff, Bob Meadows, Norman Dean, and Kris O’Brien. Latitude: 39-38-47  Longitude: 78-7-45 Ambient temp: 90 deg. and sunny Habitat conditions: 178 Optimal Biological conditions: 81.6 Optimal There were 122 low tolerance benthic macroinvertebrates represented by 8 types, 98 ‘critters’ of 5 types More

What is Stream Monitoring and what do the numbers mean?

STREAM MONITOR RESULTS   Stream monitoring is an important and on-going part of our Watershed Association. It is also one of the more enjoyable activities for many of our members! What do we do and how do we do it? We use the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) Save Our Streams (SOS) protocol to evaluate the overall water quality of Sleepy More

WV leads the way On CCWC progress report for pollution-reduction targets

The interim progress report recently came out from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Choose Clean Water Coalition. The report evaluates the progress toward attaining their 2017 pollution reduction milestones for the 6 states and D.C. that consist of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The pollutants measured are: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sediment. The sources of pollution under scrutiny are: Agriculture, Urban/suburban pollution runoff, Waste water, More

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