Seventh National Monitoring Conference presentations available online

August 31, 2010

Presentations from the Seventh National Monitoring Conference – Monitoring from the Summit to the Sea are available online.

The conference held in Denver, Colorado, focused on the many facets of water quality and water quantity monitoring for improved understanding, protection and restoration of our natural resources and communities. Presenters from across the United States showcased new findings on the quality of the Nation's streams and groundwater, and highlighted recent innovations and cutting-edge tools in water-quality monitoring, assessment and reporting.

RCAC's Deborah Patton and Steven Sagstad from Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona presented Monitoring Approaches Adapted by Southwest USA Tribal and Municipal Water Providers to Address Water Supply Challenges Associated with Drought and Climate Change, which addresses monitoring impacts on water quality and quantity.

Presenters covered topics, such as Building a Case for Causes of Biological Impairment, Defining the Relationship between Disturbance, Stressors and Biological Condition at State, Regional, and National Levels and Emerging New Approaches to Water Quality Trend Analysis. Visit the National Water Quality Monitoring Council website to view all the conference topics and presentations.

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