Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling


Bushkill Creek, Northampton County, PA

The Bushkill Stream Conservancy contracted with F. X. Browne, Inc. to assist them in obtaining Growing Greener funds and performing a watershed assessment of Bushkill Creek. Four stream monitoring stations were established along Bushkill Creek. Automated water samplers with both water sampling and flow monitoring/logging capabilities were installed at the four stations. The automated samplers were equipped with modems for telecommunication with Lafayette College for real-time data collection and ease of system operation. Stream water quality samples were collected four times seasonally for analysis. The final result of the project was a watershed management plan that included the results of the monitoring program, recommendations for municipal ordinance revisions, watershed education materials, and an action plan for the implementation of watershed protection efforts.

 

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