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<br /> How’s tHe water? 2014<br /> Water Quality Monitoring, Fecal Contamination<br /> and Achieving a Swimmable Hudson River<br /> acknowledgements<br /> The extensive field research underlying this report<br /> is being conducted by:<br /> John Lipscomb, Boat Captain<br /> Riverkeeper, Inc.<br /> (www.riverkeeper.org)<br /> Dr. Andrew Juhl, Lamont Associate Research Professor<br /> Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of<br /> Columbia University<br /> (www.ldeo.columbia.edu)<br /> Dr. Gregory O’Mullan, Assistant Professor<br /> Queens College, City University of New York<br /> (www.qc.cuny.edu)<br /> Carol Knudson, Research Assistant<br /> Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia<br /> University<br /> Jennifer Epstein, Water Quality Program Associate<br /> (citizen science coordinator)<br /> Riverkeeper, Inc.<br /> Authors:<br /> Tracy Brown<br /> Dan Shapley<br /> Principal Researcher:<br /> Tracy Brown<br /> Project Design<br /> and Direction:<br /> J<a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=1"> How’s tHe water? 2014 Water Quality Monitoring, F</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=2"> acknowledgements The extensive field research unde</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=3"> How’s tHe water? 2014 Water Quality Monitoring, F</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=4"> exeCutive summary </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=5"> In many locations on the Hudson, in dry weather, </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=6"> How’s tHe water? swimming in tHe Hudson and its t</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=7"> Despite a dearth of data on water quality, New Yo</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=8"> How’s tHe water? swimming in tHe Hudson County</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=9"> riverkeeper’s 74 water Quality monitoring sites r</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=10"> riverkeeper’s water Quality studies Hudson riv</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=11"> water Quality guidelines and How riverkeeper uses</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=12"> water Quality guidelines and How riverkeeper uses</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=13"> our water Quality findings Riverkeeper has pro</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=14"> our water Quality findings finding #1: (contin</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=15"> 2 finding #2: Contamination </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=16"> our water Quality findings riverkeeper’s Hudson</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=17"> 4 finding #4: rainfall is a C</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=18"> our water Quality findings mCmoununiniCtipiypa</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=19"> finding #4: (continued) reducing wet weather sewa</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=20"> our water Quality findings 5 finding #5: </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=21"> finding #5: (continued) To understand what is ca</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=22"> regional views and site data A member of the </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=23"> How to read riverkeeper’s data CHarts managing </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=24"> regional views and site data Capital distriCt 1</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=25"> Catskills 1 2 Cohoes 3 Watervliet 4</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=26"> 8 9 regional views and site data </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=27"> Catskill Creek 13 14 16 15 Greene County </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=28"> Kingston Rondout Creek 26 27 25 regional vie2w4</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=29"> Newburgh 36 35 Beacon Putna County m 37 </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=30"> regional views and site data wet weatHer impaCt</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=31"> sampling site desCriptions: nortH to soutH no. n</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=32"> regional views and site data sampling site des</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=33"> no. name descr</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=34"> Hudson river tributary Citizen sCienCe data Each</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=35"> aCtion agenda: improving our water Quality </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=36"> aCtion agenda: improving our water Quality How</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=37"> 4 engage Citizens in loCal solutions Whe</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=38"> 5 start HigH-freQuenCy monitoring and pre</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=39"> Children play in the water at Kingston Point Beac</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=40"> ConClusion Ulster La</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=41"> glossary Photo 5 303(d) Listing: When</a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=42"> appendix waterborne illnesses and Human HealtH </a> <a title="Riverkeeper Water Quality Report - How's the Water? 2014 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7d9a5262?page=43"> endnotes 1 Dorfman, M., and K.S. 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