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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Bethel High School
Groundwater Monitoring for Total/Fecal Coliforms

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):

Contact Information
Name:Kathy Paris Street:22215 38th Ave. E.
City: SpanawayState: Washington
Zip Code:98387-Phone: 253 539-6600
Email:AEKParis@aol.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 253 539-6595Web site2:

Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? No

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:1 Students Number:60

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $250 Year monitoring began: 1995

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government State Government Local Government
Foundations Businesses Memberships
DonationsX Grass roots fundraising (events, solicitations, etc.)Other:grants (GTE)

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?No Is it state-approved?No
EPA-approved? No

Does program have monitoring-related publications you are willing to share with, or sell to, other groups?No

Counties in which you monitor:

Program description:
Bethel High School monitors for coliform contamination: both presumptive and confirming qualitative tests for fecal coliform, and presumptive quantitative tests for total coliforms.

Environments monitored:

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Rainfall, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Fecal coliform, total coliform

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program
Community organizing 
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditions 
Nonpoint source assessment 
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planning 
Plan restoration projects 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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