Water quality

Rivers, oceans, lakes, aquifers, groundwater, stormwater, urban canals, underground streams, estuaries, and more -- we are passionate about water quality! This page will help you find resources to explore the waterbodies you care about, and connect with other people who have the same interests: ### Questions on Water Quality: [questions:water-quality] **** ## Monitoring * [Water sampling](/water-sampling) * [Water sensors](/water-sensors) * Posts on #water-monitoring * Posts on #water-testing * Posts on #reagents ## Water quality parameters Read about different water quality parameters here, including pH, nitrogen, conductivity, temperature, ORP and turbidity: * https://publiclab.org/common-water-contaminants Also see this overview of 7 ways to monitorn water quality: * https://publiclab.org/notes/anngneal/12-08-2017/7-ways-to-measure-monitor-and-evaluate-water-quality ## Groups and projects working on water quality issues: [wikis:project:water-quality] **** ## Water quality related pages [wikis:parent:water-quality] **** ## Activities [activities:water-quality]...

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liz "Welcome @okellomanpeter -- wonderful to read your project on water management. You've posed some big questions! Sounds like the rural people have t..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Network map in Little Sis by @marinaraHQ https://littlesis.org/oligrapher/7566-why-is-nys-dec-delaying-on-greenidge-air-permits " | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Hi @belkinsa it's amazing to hear from you and get a glimpse into your current work! Please keep us posted. I appreciate your tireless open science..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "The last heard, Ohio decided it was excessive levels of fertilizers that caused the problem. So, the solution was to limit when fertilizers could ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
marinaraHQ "I think it would be great- really excited to work with you this coming weekend! I read over the materials you posted, I think the fishing bobs woul..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
EdMallon "The ones from Fisher Scientific and Thermo have notably better quality seals than no-name brand tubes. So if you are putting them somewhere swampy ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
bhamster "Thanks for this update, @EdMallon! I read the full post you linked and laughed at "Pro-Minillennium Falcons." :smiley: The Falcon tube housing is n..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
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EdMallon "This latest update was motivated by several factors but the most important ones were: (1) Our own project has grown to the point that every fieldwo..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "What a fantastic update! It's great to hear from you @EdMallon. An underwater logger running for a year on a single coin cell battery?? COOL. Taggi..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "I got in touch with the author of the Grist article as we know each other from civic tech days in NYC. She stated that she has continuing interest ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "Believe it or not, during the seaon, this is on the weather segment of the local news. The local water intakes (Cleveland) are often threatened by..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
EdMallon " It’s been a long time since I posted, and you’d be forgiven for thinking the Cave Pearl Project was yet another victim of COVID. While the attend..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "For detecting temperature change in waterbodies, see: thermal "fishing bob" $5 diy sensor, then you take a timelapse of its color change as it is..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Looks like Harmful Algae Blooms are top of the list of direct threat to public health posed by the release of hot water into Lake Seneca. Summariz..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
eustatic "Here;s the satellite imagery from the new Skytruth platform: alerts.skytruth.org/issue/186-nurdle-spill-bnsf-in-raceland-ida-2021 " | Read more » about 1 year ago
normawatson "Hii " | Read more » about 1 year ago
belkinsa "@Ag8n Thank you for you comments! I so didn't think of regulatory issues attached to the kits and I'm not sure if there is a difference on how the ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
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Ag8n "Now, there Maybe differences in how the sample is obtained. Don't know about that. " | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "From a scientific point of view, yes they can. Even an aquarium test kit can often be used to test water sources. The problem is with regulatory ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
mauriceatkinson "Hi I would love to build a system just like this but I am concerned that the github libraries are over 4 years old and look like they are not manin..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
eustatic "Skytruth has sent me at Healthy Gulf a dataset since 2012. Map:: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1PXFVRlD8sQB_tVa68uFsgfASa8xZnq_m&..." | Read more » over 1 year ago
Ag8n "If you are using Gc/ms, there are two common type detectors, quad detectors and ion trap detectors. I'm partial to quads. But I've had salesman t..." | Read more » over 1 year ago