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Lehigh ValleyWater Monitoring

Main Project Information
Presented By Wildlands Conservancy
Goal Monitor stream health in Lehigh Valley
Task Test water quality
Where Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, 18049, United States of America, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Description

We all live downstream! Clean water is important to healthy lifestyles. Help Wildlands Conservancy protect stream health within the Lehigh Valley watershed by conducting simple tests in your local stream or at sites were Wildlands Conservancy has established restoration projects.

How to Join
Project Timing Seasonal project- take the winter off! Sampling typically runs April-Oct.
Website http://www.wildlandspa.org/citizenscience/
Android App URL https://five.epicollect.net/more-collect
iOS App URL https://five.epicollect.net/more-collect
Materials List Petrifilm, Water testing kit, Macro-invertebrate identification resources
Ideal Age Group Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Per month
Average Time An hour or so
Tags flow conditions, macro-invertebrate, macroinvertebrates, riparian, stream assessment, stream flow, stream health, stream sampling, water, waterbug, water quality monitor, watershed, watershed health, watershed monitoring, water testing
Project Updated 05/23/2018