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Services

ServicesCCWS offers a range of services to support non-profit groups and citizen groups, such as Home Owner and Watershed Associations.

Services we provide:

• Water Quality
• Watershed Assessment
• Environmental Program Assessment


Water QualityWatershed AssessmentEnvironmental Program Evaluation
The Center is equipped to offer the following field and laboratory services. We can also provide training for watershed groups to collaborate on water quality monitoring designs.

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Field Monitoring:
  • • Water sampling
  • • Storm water event sampling
  • • Electro-fishing
  • • Plankton
  • • Benthic macro-invertebrates
Long term data collection:
  • • Dissolved oxygen
  • • Temperature
  • • Ambient Light (PAR)
  • • Flow / Discharge

Laboratory Analysis:

Nutrients

  • – Total Nitrogen
  • – Nitrate
  • – Total Phosphate
  • – Orthophosphate

Sediment

  • – Total Suspended Sediment (TSS)
  • – Total Dissolved Sediment (TDS)
Coliforms

  • – Total Coliforms
  • – E-Coli
Other

  • – Conductivity / Salinity
  • – pH
  • – Cholorphyll a
  • – Microscopy
Please contact us for pricing information.
Watershed_AssessmentThe center offers services to help assess the condition of a watershed. Data generated from our assessments provide important information to local decision makers, which can aid as a guide for improvements. Reports generated by the assessment will include recommendations for conservation investments such as storm water management strategies.

Assessments can take the form of:
– GIS watershed evaluations
– Field sampling and laboratory analysis
– Habitat and Stream Corridor Assessments

Often non-profit environmental organizations require third-party evaluation of grant-sponsored programs. We can conduct such evaluations for projects that have both an environmental and social dimension. Please contact us for more information.