We ended the sampling year on a strong note!
To everyone waiting anxiously for the results of the 2017 CWMN season - the wait is (sort of) over!
The results for June show much higher E. coli levels than were observed in May. This is mainly because June was a wetter month than May, and bacteria levels in wet weather are typically higher than levels in dry weather.
The June Citizen Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) sampling event took place on Thursday, June 16. By coincidence, this happened to be the morning after a fire on Hawes Brook resulted in a fish kill involving hundreds of fish, the results of which are discussed later in this post. Our volunteers collaborated to sample 41 different […]