Great Miami River Watershed
Citizens' Water Quality Monitoring
We cannot fully protect and restore our waterways without a thorough understanding of their health and the degree of impacts upon them. The citizen scientists of Citizens' Water Quality Monitoring provide an important piece to this puzzle.
2012 Water Quality Data Forum
Please note: the forum will be held in the new building which is directly in front of you as you enter the driveway.
Section 1: Program Introduction: Why is it important to monitor the Great Miami watershed? presented by Brian Bohl, HCSWCD
Section 2: 2012 Data Overview. presented by Dr. Michael Miller
Section 3: Case Studies. presented by Brian Bohl and Bruce Koehler, OKI
More data is also available on our WQM Data page.
Water Quality Monitoring
When: March - November, Third Saturday of each month
Next monitoring day: March 16, 2013
In the Spring of 2010, a coalition of groups began work to bring citizen-led water quality monitoring to the lower Great Miami Watershed. The program provides a much needed snapshot of the water quality of the lower Great Miami Watershed. The data collected will be used in a number of ways, from education to planning and point-source pollution reduction.
The lab is co-led by Michael Miller, PhD (Professor Emeritus University of Cincinnati and current professor at Northern Kentucky University), and Brian Bohl (Stream Specialist Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District).
Along with the sponsors below, special acknowledgments must be made to our other sponsors: Oxbow, Inc, Seasongood Foundation, United Health (Ginny Reifenberger), Chevron, and, of course, our volunteers who make this entire program possible.
Links to more water quality monitoring information:
Info for Potential and Current Volunteers
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