Haywood Waterways needs volunteers

Dec 19, 2013

The Haywood Waterways Volunteer Water Information Network (VWIN)  with very beautiful scenery) and one on Jonathan Creek, just outside of Maggie Valley.

Those who choose to adopt a site or two will be required to sample the location(s) once a month every second.

Saturday.  HWA provides the bottles and delivery to the EQI lab in Asheville. The time required for this task, depending on where the volunteers live, can be as little as one hour of  time.

To obtain more information about the program,visit www.haywoodwaterways.org/monitoring or contact Dave Dudek by email at DDudek@haywoodnc.net or phone (late afternoon) at 926-1308.

Since 1996 this program has been responsible for monitoring up to 27 streams in Haywood County. Haywood Waterways uses this information to help us locate areas where there needs to be work to improve water quality. Once a stream has been identified as having a problem, HWA writes grants to obtain funding that will support projects to correct the problem(s). The information collected from this program is in no way used to locate polluters.

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