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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Eliot/South Berwick School & Community Water Monitoring Program

Affiliation, if you are part of a national, statewide, or regional network (e.g., Izaak Walton League, Texas Watch):
Maine Partners in Monitoring; Great Bay Watch Monitoring Program

Contact Information
Name:Joyce TugelStreet:Marshwood High School
204 Dow Highway
City: EliotState: Maine
Zip Code:03903-1498Phone: 207 439-5600
Email:jtugel@nh.ultranet.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 207 439-2173Web site2:

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

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):4
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:2 Students Number:25

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $500 Year monitoring began: 1992

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal Government 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:
Eliot/South Berwick School and Community Water Monitoring Program monitors the Piscataqua River and its tributaries, which are part of the Great Bay New Hampshire/Maine watershed.

Environments monitored:
Estuary, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Dissolved Oxygen, Metals, Nitrogen, pH, Rainfall, Secchi transparency, Water temp.

Biological monitoring:

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
AdvocacyOur 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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