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

State Scientists Continue Stream Monitoring Despite Pandemic Challenges
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State Scientists Continue Stream Monitoring Despite Pandemic Challenges

Scientists from the Watershed Management Division’s Monitoring and Assessment Program (MAP) have had a busy summer. With the pandemic requiring social distancing, along with other protective measures like face masks, sampling logistics to ensure staff safety have been even more complicated. Despite these challenges, MAP scientists have measured water chemistry at over 70 river and … Continue reading

Friends of the Mad River Examines 25 years of Water Quality Data
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Friends of the Mad River Examines 25 years of Water Quality Data

Since 1985, the Friends of the Mad River (FMR) has, through the collection and analysis of water samples, monitored water quality conditions throughout the Mad River watershed to identify, assess and take action to correct water quality problems. The water quality data gathered from monitoring are perhaps unparalleled in Vermont, especially in terms of the … Continue reading