Gunpowder River Water Quality Update August 30th, 2022

Gunpowder Riverkeeper is proud to provide up-to-date water quality information to residents of Baltimore and Harford counties along the Gunpowder and Bush River Watersheds.  For a map based on Bacteria Monitoring Results and more information on this monitoring work, please visit: https://gunpowderriverkeeper.org/swim-guide  In partnership with Community Environmental Laboratories, an EPA-certified water testing laboratory located …

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Gunpowder River Water Quality Update August 17th, 2022

Gunpowder Riverkeeper is proud to provide up-to-date water quality information to residents of Baltimore and Harford counties along the Gunpowder and Bush River Watersheds.  For a map based on Bacteria Monitoring Results and more information on this monitoring work, please visit: https://gunpowderriverkeeper.org/swim-guide  In partnership with Community Environmental Laboratories, an EPA-certified water testing laboratory located …

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Gunpowder River Water Quality Update August 10th, 2022

Gunpowder Riverkeeper is proud to provide up-to-date water quality information to residents of Baltimore and Harford counties along the Gunpowder and Bush River Watersheds.  For a map based on Bacteria Monitoring Results and more information on this monitoring work, please visit: https://gunpowderriverkeeper.org/swim-guide  In partnership with Community Environmental Laboratories, an EPA-certified water testing laboratory located …

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Tidal Gunpowder Monitoring Update

Last Thursday, three Gunpowder Riverkeeper staff members embarked on a boat trip to collect data for the Chesapeake Water Watch Program for the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC). With our gray cards and smartphones in hand, we collected three sets of data along the Tidal Gunpowder at Rumsey Island, Dundee Creek, and the Amtrak line …

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Reflecting on a Successful Training with The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

On Saturday, July 30th, Gunpowder Riverkeeper hosted a very successful training with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) at the Oasis Marina in Joppa! Shelby Brown, the Citizen Science Program assistant for Chesapeake Water Watch, showed 20 volunteers how to use the Hydrocolor app on an Android or an iPhone, how to collect water samples, …

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