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  • Water Quality August 29 2017

    Date posted: September 19, 2017

    Bill and Marcia ran the tests on 29th August. Although no rain had fallen, the longer nights cooled the waters down and only Piercy at Cumberland had temperature over the recommended level. Oxygen level was very low at Piercy at River Meadows farm, but acceptable everywhere else. Results can be viewed here:MPWS Water Quality 2017 […]

  • Stewards Meeting 17th August 2017

    Date posted: August 23, 2017

    Our stewards met at the Red Tree Cafe for an informal meeting to bring everyone up-to-date on projects underway and plan for the Fall. A dozen stewards managed to make the meeting. Robin informed everyone of the Slomp farm project now underway on Piercy creek. Current Environmental are working to create pools and riffles on […]

  • Water Quality testing August 22 2017

    Date posted: August 22, 2017

    Sheila, Linda and Bill did the rounds today on a sunny day with no rain having fallen for over 7 weeks. Millard creek still had a steady flow of water and Trib 1 of Piercy was reduced, but still flowing. Piercy was overheated at Cumberland Road and at River Meadows, even Trib 1 was over […]

  • Water Quality Aug 15 2017

    Date posted: August 21, 2017

    Sheila and Linda Mc did the rounds of testing on August 15th. After 7 hot weeks with only 1 shower of rain, it was surprising that Piercy was still flowing at Cumberland Road and above the Slomp farm. Under the Connector, Piercy was completely dry and pretty sluggish south of River Meadows farm. There, oxygen […]

  • Water Quality August 8th 2017

    Date posted: August 10, 2017

    Sheila and Linda Mac went out testing on 8th August…on a sunny, but smokey day with the temperature in the 20’s and with no rain for several weeks. Piercy was not flowing under the Connector and at River Meadows the creek was low in oxygen (61% ) and over 19 C. Other locations tested had […]

  • August 1st 2017 water quality testing

    Date posted: August 5, 2017

    On 1st August Sheila and Linda Mc ventured out through the summer jungle of growth to test the creeks. After a very wet winter, we had had little rain for nearly 8 weeks. The creeks were still flowing in all locations, tho Piercy under the Connector was barely moving and the quality was low. There […]

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