National Water Quality Monitoring Council's 9th edition of "National Water Monitoring News" is available

To our Water Monitoring Colleagues around the Nation:

As Co-Chairs of the National Water Quality Monitoring Council (or "Council"), we are pleased to release the ninth edition of our online newsletter National Water Monitoring News, attached, and available here.

This newsletter provides a forum of communication among water practitioners across the Nation. In support of the national Council’s mission, this newsletter is geared to foster partnerships and collaboration; advance water science; improve monitoring strategies; and enhance data integration, comparability, and reporting.

This edition highlights many events, activities, and new products and we hope the information is useful for your water needs. Among the topics included:

  • Highlights from the NWQMC 2014 Conference
  • New products and resources from Federal and State agencies
  • Policy impacts of Volunteer Water Monitoring Programs
  • Tools for assessing nutrient loads to water bodies
  • Recent publications of interest

Many thanks to the editorial board: Dan Sullivan, Alice Mayio, Kim Martz, Candice Hopkins, and Danielle Donkersloot; Kim Martz for the layout, and to all contributors nationwide.

On behalf of the entire Council, we hope you enjoy this newsletter and we encourage your feedback and input in future editions!

Respectfully yours,

Gary Rowe, USGS Co-Chair and Susan Holdsworth, EPA Co-Chair