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Kelligrews Ecological Enhancement Program (KEEP) Water Quality Monitoring

Kelligrews Ecological Enhancement Program
The Kelligrews Ecological Enhancement Program (KEEP) Water Quality Monitoring has been underway since 2014 in partnership with Northeast Avalon ACAP, who encouraged KEEP to undertake water monitoring and provided monitoring equipment. KEEP has monitoring sites along the Lower Gully River, the Kelligrews River, and the Foxtrap River. Volunteers use a multi-parameter water quality sonde to collect water quality data in-situ to monitor the health of these three waterways.

Peace River Regional District Water Quality Baseline - BC Environmental Monitoring System (EMS)

Treaty 8 Tribal Association
GW Solutions was retained to build a water quality baseline for both surface water and groundwater in the Peace River Regional District (PRRD). GW Solutions used existing water quality data gathered from databases, web systems and reports. This dataset includes data gathered from EMS for the purposes of this project. The EMS is a water quality repository system created and maintained by the Government of British Columbia. It includes chemical analyses results on air, water,...

Enhancement of an Urban Wetland, Lundrigan's Marsh

Northeast Avalon ACAP
Lundrigan’s Marsh is a unique 32 hectare cattail marsh, with approximately 23 under a Habitat Stewardship Agreement, situated in an industrial/commercial area of St. John’s NL. Lundrigan’s Marsh is an urban wetland as part of the Virginia River system and habitat for unusual bird sightings. Northeast Avalon ACAP has undertaken data collection to assess wetland function, water and soil quality, and characterization of plant and wildlife. Through the Friends of the Marsh initiative, NAACAP aims...

Stanley and Hope River Watersheds Water Quality Monitoring

Trout River Environmental Committee Inc.
The Trout River Environmental Committee Water Quality Monitoring program has been created to provide consistent and reliable annual data on surface water quality within the Stanley and Hope rivers watersheds. The goal of this program is to collect reliable data on multiple physio-chemical parameters so that long-term trends in surface water quality can be observed. Since 2014, funding and resources for this program have been provided by CURA H2O and the PEI Watershed Management Fund.

Petite Riviere Watershed Water Quality Dataset

Coastal Action
The Petite Riviere Water Quality Program has been monitoring water quality for almost a decade, with the goal to assess and mitigate harm to the environment and aquatic organisms within the watershed. This program is funded by the Habitat Stewardship Program.

BARA - Dartmouth, NS - Sawmill River Watershed - Baseline YSI Study

Banook Area Residents Association (BARA)
The Dartmouth, Sawmill River 4000 acre watershed forms part of North America’s only urban core boreal watershed within a population base in excess of 400,000 people (Halifax Regional Municipality) where the inner city lakes have not eutrophied and retain oxic lake bottoms for an average of 10 months/year up to temperatures ranging from 21-23 degrees Celsius. BARA sees this native capacity of our glacial till clay bottomed lakes to adsorb phosphorous as worth preserving within...

Oathill Lake Conservation Society Water Monitoring

Oathill Lake Conservation Society
The Oathill Lake Conservation Society is a group of concerned neighbours of Oathill Lake, a small urban lake in Dartmouth Nova Scotia. It started when changes were noticed in the lake ecosystems, including increased fish stocking and fishing activities, loss of amphibian populations, and erosion of the lake shore. A measurement program was started to provide baseline depth profiles of oxygen, temperature, salinity/conductivity and pH, and was followed by by-weekly (during open water periods) sampling...

Historic Gold Mine Tailings Wetland Sites

Dr. Linda Campbell
The DEEHR Lab integrates multiple approaches from diverse fields such as environmental chemistry, aquatic ecology, fish biology and population health. Our ultimate goal is to improve our understanding of the fate and effects of anthropogenic and natural toxicants in aquatic ecosystems and the way humans interact with aquatic environments. Our water samples are collected with portable water quality sensors and grab samples that undergo laboratory analysis.

Alberta Lake Management Society LakeKeepers Program

Alberta Lake Management Society
LakeKeeper aims to address the gaps in lake water quality data that exist in many parts of Alberta. Current monitoring strategies restrict much of the Provincial data to lakes within easy driving distance from Edmonton or Calgary – however, many of Alberta’s invaluable water resources exist outside of this range and as a result have little water quality data. Citizen scientists collect information such as water clarity, chlorophyll-a, total Kjeldahl Nitrogen, total Phosphorus, and microcystin...

Measurements of Total Phosphorus within the Lake Mattatall and its watershed

Keith Louden
The objective of the Mattatall Lake Stewardship Association is to support all measures of improving the water quality of Mattatall Lake and to protect the surrounding watershed. The Association endeavours to understand nutrient levels that may cause algal blooms, and to use this knowledge to protect water quality into the future. The Association will share knowledge and encourage best environmental practices with the residents of Mattatall Lake and surrounding watershed stakeholders. Through research and advocacy,...

Manuels River Water Quality Monitoring

Manuels River
The Manuels River Water Quality Monitoring Program hopes to work with other like-minded organizations in Conception Bay South to monitor the quality of the water in Manuels River. We plan to regularly test a broad suite of water quality characters (pH, dissolved O2 [mg/L, %], temperature, SpCon, salinity, TDS) in Manuels River immediately adjacent to the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre. Records will be taken using equipment generously provided by Northeast Avalon ACAP.

Freshwater Quality Monitoring: Bay of Islands and Humber Valley, Newfoundland and Labrador

ACAP Humber Arm
Freshwater monitoring serves an important role in observing any noticeable change in water quality, in any tested body of water. Water quality throughout the Humber Valley watershed is especially important as this watershed covers a large geographic region of western Newfoundland. These bodies of water are all found within close proximity to residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, and are heavily utilized for various recreational purposes, also providing valuable habitat for a variety of species found...

NWT-wide Community-based Monitoring Program

Government of the Northwest Territories Environment and Natural Resources

Wolastoq (Saint John River) Community-Based Temperature Monitoring Data

Atlantic Water Network
Monitoring locations were selected based on filling spatial gaps in the existing temperature monitoring network, by selecting a range of stream size and temperature classifications using the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Freshwater Stream Classifications, and in consultation with local community groups. The data will be useful for thermal modelling, fish habitat assessment, evaluation of diurnal (i.e. daily) fluctuations, comparison to guidelines for aquatic species and many other anticipated uses. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)...

Monitoring results from select estuaries in the four Atlantic provinces

Eastern Charlotte Waterways
The purpose of this project was to create an assessment and reporting methodology for estuary health in Atlantic Canada. Project partners were based in the Outer Bay of Fundy, Inner Bay of Fundy, southern shore of Nova Scotia, northwestern Northumberland Strait, eastern Northumberland Strait and western Newfoundland, addressing estuary health in a uniform manner throughout the Atlantic region. The water quality data collected in the estuaries included nitrates and chlorophyll a. Sediments were analyzed for...

Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee Water Quality Monitoring Program

Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee
The Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee Water Quality Monitoring Program aims to collect data on baseline water quality conditions throughout the Kennebecasis River watershed. This data is compiled annually in report format and provided to stakeholders and the public via our website: www.kennebecasisriver.org. Water quality data is collected using a portable water quality probe and grab samples sent to the lab for analysis. The results are used to inform and prioritize future restoration projects and identify...

Manitoba Sustainable Development Long Term Water Quality Monitoring Program

Manitoba Sustainable Development
Manitoba Sustainable Development’s Long Term Water Quality Monitoring Program supports the Department’s mandate to provide services to protect and maintain the quality of Manitoba’s aquatic ecosystems by developing and implementing coherent long term water quality monitoring programs and activities that are responsive to present and future needs, issues and pressures. Water quality data are collected through grab samples. These samples are sent for laboratory analysis where they are analyzed for more than 100 water quality...

NS Government Lake Survey Data

Nova Scotia Environment
The Nova Scotia Lake Survey program is a partnership initiative between Nova Scotia Environment (NSE) and Nova Scotia Fisheries and Aquaculture (NSDFA) to inventory lakes throughout the province determining baseline water quality, in support of both sport fisheries and water resource management areas.

Petitcodiac Watershed Water Quality Monitoring

Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance (PWA) Inc.
Since 1999, the Petitcodiac Watershed Alliance (PWA) has been sampling water to monitor various water quality parameters throughout the Petitcodiac Watershed to gauge the health of our local ecosystem. The objective of our long-term water quality monitoring remains to identify sources of water pollution to help us and our stakeholders improve water quality within the Petitcodiac and Memramcook River watersheds. To fulfill this objective, we collect annual data at 20 long-term monitoring sites once a...

ACAP Saint John: Community-Based Water Monitoring Program

ACAP Saint John
ACAP Saint John’s Water Quality Monitoring Programs aim to build upon the community-based water monitoring program established in 1992 in the Greater Saint John Area. The data collected from these various monitoring programs is used to track stressors, determine restoration sites, strengthen/shape policy, and expand community partnerships. Water quality data is collected through portable in-situ field meters (all monitoring programs) and grab samples for laboratory analysis (select monitoring programs).

Water Quality Monitoring of Regional Rivers (Northeast Avalon)

Northeast Avalon ACAP
Northeast Avalon ACAP (NAACAP) completed a three year Water Quality Monitoring of Regional Rivers project on the Northeast Avalon, representing 43 watersheds where continuous monitoring had not previously been completed. Training and equipment from Saint Mary’s University CURA H2O and Community Based Environmental Monitoring Network facilitated data collection by NAACAP and community partners: Kelligrews Ecological Enhancement Program (KEEP), The Quidi Vidi/Rennie’s River Development Foundation, and the Manuels River Experience. Ongoing community based sampling efforts illustrates...

Shediac Bay Watershed monitoring of the Shediac and Scoudouc rivers

Shediac Bay Watershed Association
Water quality monitoring began in the Shediac Bay Watershed during the water classification program in 1999-2001. Basic physical measurements were then taken at the same 18 sites from 1999 - 2005. In 2007, the sampling was restarted by analyzing E. coli, total coliforms, nitrate-nitrogen and phosphorus. The water quality monitoring program is used to support and detect the need for remediation actions and measures to help improve and protect water quality. It is also used...

Shubenacadie Watershed Environmental Protection Society - Soldier and Miller Lakes Monitoring Program (SWEPS)

Shubenacadie Watershed Environmental Protection Society – Water Resources subcommittee
Our concern over the Soldiers/Miller Lakes area arose from the Synoptic Survey of 2000 which identified increasing nutrients in both of these lakes. The Halifax Water sewage treatment facility in the Aerotech Park feeds into Soldiers Lake. Following is a link to the survey. http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/328834.pdf Graphs and verbiage starting at page 32 indicate the problems with increasing ammonia, chlorophyll a and phosphorous. In addition to the point source inputs we will be setting stations to...

ACAP Saint John: Temperature Logger Data

ACAP Saint John
ACAP Saint John’s Water Quality Monitoring Programs aim to build upon the community-based water monitoring program established in 1992 in the Greater Saint John Area. The data collected from these various monitoring programs is used to track stressors, determine restoration sites, strengthen/shape policy, and expand community partnerships. Water temperature is logged in various watercourses across the Greater Saint John using temperature logger deployed for months at a time.

Registration Year

  • 2019

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  • Dataset