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Survey for National Volunteer Monitoring Directory

Monitoring program names:
Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District
Stream Quality Monitoring

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

Contact Information
Name:Roger Pinnicks Street:557 A Sunbury Rd.
City: DelawareState: Ohio
Zip Code:43015-8656Phone: 614 368-1921
Email:delswcd@Juno.comWeb site1:http://
Fax: 614 369-8321Web site2:

Does your program serve as an "umbrella" organization for smaller monitoring groups? Yes

Number of Active volunteers (excluding school classes):0
For programs that work with schools: Teachers Number:3 Students Number:75

Approx. annual monitoring budget: $200 Year monitoring began: 1995

Sources of funding or in-kind support
Federal GovernmentX State GovernmentX Local Government
FoundationsX 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:
Delaware Soil and Conservation District conducts water quality and habitat assessment of streams in Delaware County, Ohio.

Environments monitored:
River or Stream

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

Biological monitoring:
Habitat assessments, Macroinvertebrates

Exotic/Invasive Species:

Additional activities:
Debris cleanup, Debris monitoring, Land use surveys, Restoration, Storm drain stenciling

Restoration activities:

Data Uses
EducationOur program, Non-governmental community organizations, State government
AdvocacyOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Research Our program, State government
Community organizingOur program, Non-governmental community organizations
Screen for problemsOur program, State government
Establish baseline conditionsOur program
Nonpoint source assessmentOur program
BMP evaluationOur program
Land use decisionsOur program
Watershed planningOur program
Plan restoration projectsOur program
Shellfish bed closures 
Swimming advisories 
State 305(b) report 


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