ACRWC Rallies to Monitor E.coli
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ACRWC Rallies to Monitor E.coli

Due to COVID-19 and related factors, Addison County River Watch Collaborative (ACRWC) almost put the lid on all monitoring activities this year. Once Governor Scott “opened the spigot” a bit in June, however, the organization decided to do at least minimal monitoring of E.coli in Lewis Creek, Middlebury River, and the New Haven River. Funding … Continue reading

Can Dogs Help Solve Vermont’s Water Quality Problems?
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Can Dogs Help Solve Vermont’s Water Quality Problems?

For water quality scientists there are many tools available for measuring pollution in the nation’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds.  These tools range from measuring chemical concentrations, such as for dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, phosphorus and nitrogen to biological toxicity test organisms such as daphnia, minnows and mollusks.  In the last 5-10 years using domestic canines … Continue reading