Rahway River Currents Newsletter - Visual Assessment Training on Saturday, May 5th

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 5:37 PM | Greg Westfall (Administrator)


– Visual Assessment Training Session –
This Saturday, May5th • 10am to 1pm
South Mountain Reservation
Meet at Millburn Library, Room B

As part of a new initiative by the Rahway River Watershed Association, and funded by a grant from The Watershed Institute, we are excited to be starting a Water Quality Monitoring Program in the Rahway River Watershed!

This Saturday come to the second and last water quality monitoring training session of the Spring from 10am to 1pm in South Mountain Reservation. The classroom and field training will be given by NJDEP Americorps Watershed Ambasedor Chelsea Moxley. Meet in Millburn Library, Room B. Call or text Clea at 908-892-7229 to register.


Water Quality Awareness Workshop Wednesday May 9th • 7:30pm to 9pm
Library of the Chathams
214 Main St. Chatham

The Loantaka Group of the Sierra Club, in collaboration with the Rahway River Watershed Association present . . . 
A Water Quality Awareness Workshop !

Sandra LaVigne, Director of Water Quality Programs at the Great Swamp Watershed Association, will present a brief talk on water quality in our region. Topics include the various ways pollution makes its way into our waterways, the types of contaminents we see in our water, what we test for, the results of recent testing and what we can do to improve the quality of our water.
Sandra will present the newly released 2017 GSWA Water Quality Report Card, including the new Downstream Passaic River expansion. The report card shows the status of streams and rivers throughout the Great Swamp Watershed and in the region of the Passaic River between Millington Gorge and Stanley Ave Park in Chatham and Summit. Sandra will also address how our own actions can affect water quality, and what simple life choices we can make to help preserve the quality of water that makes its way to our tap.



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