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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
R.D. Holt Reservoir Water Quality Monitoring

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

Contact Information
Name:Brad Boris Street:Town of Butner 205-C West E St.
City: ButnerState: North Carolina
Zip Code:27509-Phone: 919 575-3118
Email:Web site1:http://
Fax: 919 575-3034Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):2
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:0 Students Number:0

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $ Year monitoring began: 1997

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX 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:
R.D. Holt Reservoir Water Quality Monitoring performs a monthly depth profile in proximity to municipal water intake. Iron and manganese are also analyzed.

Environments monitored:

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Conductivity, Nitrogen, pH, Pesticides, Phosphorus, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:
Aquatic vegetation, Bacteria, Terrestrial vegetation

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:

Restoration activities:

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


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