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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Clark County Pollution Solution

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



Contact Information
Name:Mary Beth LeepStreet:4400 Gateway Blvd.; Suite 103
City: SpringfieldState: Ohio
Zip Code:45502-Phone: 937 328-4600
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 937 328-4606Web 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:20 Students Number:400

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

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
FoundationsX Businesses Memberships
X 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?Yes

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
Clark County Pollution Solution monitors the Mad River, Buck Creek, Little Miami River, and some of their tributaries. High school students perform chemical testing and macroinvertebrate monitoring. Middle schools do macroinvertebrate monitoring only.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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


Biological monitoring:
Bacteria, Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:


Restoration activities:




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

 

 
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