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.
A NOAA team that maintains a buoy system in the Chesapeake Bay is phasing in new equipment and describes the process.
New research into bacteria that naturally degrade microcystins could offer new alternatives for drinking water treatment.
Ocean Acidification researchers at UC Davis’ Bodega Marine Lab are learning more about how carbon uptake by the ocean is affecting marine creatures.
The Waccamaw Riverkeeper describes water quality monitoring with volunteers and the challenges brought by Hurricane Florence.
Students are participating in citizen science in the Schuylkill River to learn more about their watershed and water quality parameters.
Recent research shows how diatoms can reveal how impaired water quality is, and perhaps help even laypeople monitor for water quality.
Massachusetts’ Center for Coastal Studies provides important water quality data for Cape Cod and Nantucket Sound via an array of sophisticated equipment and a group of dedicated researchers and volunteers.
Appledore Island’s rocky shores and unique flora and fauna provide outstanding research opportunities for college students at Shoals Marine Laboratory.
American Rivers and its partners such as The Nature Conservancy team up to remove dams all over the country that are no longer needed and restore natural habitat.
Merry Lea boasts many diverse habitats and intriguing glacial features, as well as a noteworthy amphibian community.
A USGS researcher shares how wildfires can impact water quality and which kinds of storm events restore water quality after fires.
Mendocino College’s Coastal Field Station provides hands on experiences for undergraduates eager to pursue degrees in the sciences.
New York City Urban Field Station and its partners strive to preserve, protect and promote New York City’s natural areas.
Harmful algal blooms are occurring in Seneca Lake, and a team with an updated WMP and frequent monitoring is hoping to counter them.
Protecting, enhancing and restoring wetlands in the Great Lakes area, Ducks Unlimited has worked tirelessly to save thousands of vulnerable acres.
Houston’s West Fork Watersheds Partnership is combining water quality monitoring and community engagement to tackle fecal waste in the local watershed.
Lacawac Sanctuary boasts an unspoiled glacial lake, wetlands, ponds, second-growth forests and a focus on limnology.
With research ranging from harmful algal bloom mitigation to development of a holographic microscope, Harbor Branch work benefits scientists and the general public.
A team of researchers at Iowa’s Cornell College is working on a process for using lignin waste from plants to clean water.