After decades of abuse, new research and a floating wetland point toward a healthier future for the Charles River.
For thirty five years, Great Lakes communities have been restoring polluted areas, learning and reaping the economic benefits.
A nonprofit is monitoring the bugs, fish, and amphibia returning to Michigan’s Rouge River, one of the state’s historically dirtiest streams.
Research from EWG reveals how an additive risk approach similar to an air pollutant approach might be used to assess drinking water quality.
Trying to mitigate and delist Boulder Creek and coping with E. coli in the stream is a complex, challenging problem the Boulder Riverkeeper is taking on.
Shackelton Point data includes records on various lake aspects that go back 50 years or more, making lake trends emerge more clearly to researchers.
A NOAA team that maintains a buoy system in the Chesapeake Bay is phasing in new equipment and describes the process.
New work on monitoring wastewater for opioids reveals many new applications for the technology.
The Marine Pollution Studies Laboratory at Granite Canyon has been instrumental in the formation and continuing evolution of West Coast aquatic toxicology studies.
Harmful algal blooms are occurring in Seneca Lake, and a team with an updated WMP and frequent monitoring is hoping to counter them.
Houston’s West Fork Watersheds Partnership is combining water quality monitoring and community engagement to tackle fecal waste in the local watershed.
The Mohegan Tribe has addressed business and environmental concerns successfully through responsible management practices.
Research from the Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory reveals through benthic invertebrates that cleaning up after open pit mining is a measure of success.
The National Lakes Assessment is helping to bridge an enormous limnological data gap across the continental United States.
Recent research indicates that blue lakes are no longer the most common in America, as lakes turn murkier for a variety of reasons.
Local watchdog SF Baykeeper reports that the water quality in the San Francisco Bay is improving, in part thanks to long-term monitoring and advocacy.
A recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund reveals that lead is often found in water coming from faucets in childcare centers.
Five Rivers MetroParks boast a variety of habitats for the benefit of wild plants and animals, including highly prized edge thicket.
Over time, the Charles River Watershed Association has used good science and careful monitoring to clean up the Charles River substantially.
UNLV, the WaterStart program, and company microLAN are collaborating on a pilot project to test BACTcontrol, a light-based water monitoring technology.