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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Kailua Bay Advisory Council
Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program

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



Contact Information
Name:Todd CullisonStreet:629-A Kailua Road; Suite #3
City: KailuaState: Hawaii
Zip Code:96734Phone: 808 277-5611
Email:Web site1:http://www.kbac-hi.org/
Fax: 808 262-6242Web 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:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $100000 Year monitoring began: 1998

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

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:
Kailua Bay Advisory Council's Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program is in the planning stage, with monitoring of waterways and shoreline areas of three Windward, Oahu watersheds to begin in Spring 1998. Plans also include volunteer activities to enhance streams and beaches, and public education programs to teach pollution prevention and instill a sense of watershed stewardship among community members.

Environments monitored:
Beach, Estuary, Marine, River or Stream, Wetland

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


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Chlorophyll, Habitat assessments

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
AdvocacyNon-governmental community organizations
Research Our program, University scientists
Community organizingNon-governmental community organizations
Screen for problemsOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, State government, Federal government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
BMP evaluationOur program, State government
Land use decisionsOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, State government
Watershed planningOur program, State government, Federal government
Plan restoration projectsOur program, State government
EnforcementState government
LegislationState government
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisoriesState government
State 305(b) reportState government
Other
 

 

 
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