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Monitoring program names:
Doe Run Lake Water Watch

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



Contact Information
Name:Mary Kathryn Dickerson;
Gayle Pille
Street:Kenton County Conservation District 6028 Camp Ernst Rd.
City: BurlingtonState: Kentucky
Zip Code:41005-9520Phone: 606 586-7903
Email:mkschwan@kcc.fsa.usda.govWeb site1:http://
Fax: 606 586-7683Web site2:


Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):5
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $100 Year monitoring began: 1990

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

Does program have a written QA (quality assurance) plan?Yes Is it state-approved?Yes
EPA-approved? Yes

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:
Doe Run Lake Water Watch monitors Doe Run Lake, built as a flood control structure in the late 1970s. We are concerned about excessive sedimentation of lakes and pollution from septic tank drainage.

Environments monitored:
Lake or Pond

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Nitrogen, pH, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Salinity, Secchi transparency, TSS/TDS, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Human use surveys, Land use surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, State government, University scientists
Advocacy 
Research Our program, State government, University scientists
Community organizing 
Screen for problemsOur program, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, State government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, State government
BMP evaluation 
Land use decisions 
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projects 
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) reportState government
Other
 

 

 
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