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Mar 01

Water Quality Reports & Spring Monitoring Schedules

Posted on March 1, 2018 at 12:18 PM by Allan Warren

Stream MonitoringStream Team has recently created water quality reports of our currently monitored stream sites. They are organized by jurisdiction (city or county) in which the sites are located. We are pleased to offer these reports to the public to communicate our water quality data.

The reports can be accessed on the PCD website here: piercecd.org/248/Stream-Monitoring or below:
For questions about the reports, or to become a volunteer stream monitor, please contact: Belinda at belindap@piercecd.org

Spring Stream Monitoring Schedules:
  • Quarterly monitors may schedule their spring monitoring between March 21, 2018 and June 14, 2018. 
  • Bimonthly monitors are scheduled to monitor their streams in March and May. 
  • Early spring stream flows tend to be higher and faster than during summer and early fall, so be careful when entering streams to collect samples and take stream measurements.
  • Volunteers are also encouraged to run replicate tests once or twice a year. The replicate testing includes the dissolved oxygen, pH, and nitrate tests. We can provide extra sample bottles if you are planning on doing replicates.