Tag: water quality monitoring

Gone to the Dogs

Above: Golden retriever Kenna and her handler Laura Symonds of Environmental Canine Services, LLC. take a break from water quality monitoring on Miller Creek. ADEQ, the University of Arizona, Prescott Creeks, and the Butte Creek Restoration Council teamed up to investigate potential pollutant sources with the help of Kenna’s sensitive nose.        

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The new face of E. coli monitoring

When our volunteer water quality monitoring program resumes this winter, there will be a new addition: Colilert equipment from IDEXX so that we can process our E. coli samples in-house. This is an exciting advancement for our water quality monitoring program. The ability to run the E. coli test ourselves offers the opportunity to collect

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2010 Monsoon Rundown

Arizona’s spotty monsoon season was even spottier this year in Prescott. 4.95″ of precipitation fell on Prescott this summer, far below the 8.54″ average, making this the 16th driest year on record (out of 112 years). Despite the dismal showing here, the 2010 monsoon delivered slightly above average rainfall to northern Arizona. What does this

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