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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory


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Monitoring program names:
Hillsdale Water Quality Project

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



Contact Information
Name:Brad HorchemStreet:One New Century Parkway; Suite 115
City: New CenturyState: Kansas
Zip Code:66031-Phone: 913 829-9414
Email:hwqp@tfs.netWeb site1:http://
Fax: 913 782-1775Web 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: $45000 Year monitoring began: 1993

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

Counties in which you monitor:


Program description:
The Hillsdale Water Quality Project updates a strategically based monitoring plan each year. We collect stream samples from six sites and lake samples from three locations, plus one site at the outfall of Hillsdale Lake.

Environments monitored:
Reservoir, River or Stream

Physical/chemical monitoring:
Chloride, Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Rainfall, TSS/TDS, Turbidity, Water temp.


Biological monitoring:


Exotic/Invasive Species:


Additional activities:
Land use surveys, Photographic surveys

Restoration activities:




Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
AdvocacyOur program
Research  
Community organizingOur program
Screen for problems 
Establish baseline conditionsOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government, University scientists
BMP evaluationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, Local government
Land use decisionsOur program, Local government
Watershed planningOur program, Local government, State government, Federal government
Plan restoration projectsOur program
Enforcement 
Legislation 
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) reportState government
Other
 

 

 
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