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Water quality sampling will be conducted in the each of the six watersheds to study the effectiveness of this approach.
A National Blueway designation doesn't establish any new protections for the watersheds in question, but it does open the door to some federal support for existing and/or new local and regional conservation, recreation and restoration projects.
watersheds will be designated under the Blueways program, but there are certainly dozens if not hundreds across the country that could benefit from inclusion.
intentionally in watershed management, albeit in some instances due to
identify with particular watersheds, particular watershed features, and
Baylor University Geology Department professor Peter Allen says his department uses the Riesel Watershed for senior and graduate hydrology classes "because it is an excellent example of a world-class hydrologic field lab with examples of instrumentation from weather stations to weirs.
Universities, state and private agencies, and industry all need water resource information; however, they typically do not have the resources or the stated responsibility to conduct long-term integrated watershed research and monitoring.
We examine the effect of North Carolina's Water Supply Watershed Protection Act (WSWPA) regulation on vacant land prices in Buncombe County, NC.
In the 1970s, watershed regulation in North Carolina was under the authority of the Environmental Management Commission (EMC), which operates through the Division of Natural Resources and Community Development.
In spring 2008, Eran Hood, associate professor of hydrology with the Environmental Science Program at the University of Alaska Southeast, set out to measure the nutrients that reach the gulf from five glaciated watersheds he can drive to from his Juneau office.
Hood then asked former graduate school colleague Durelle Scott, now an assistant professor of biological systems engineering at Virginia Tech, to help analyze the organic matter and nutrient (nitrogen and phosphorus) loads being exported from the Juneau-area study watersheds.
The residents are farmers and loggers who depend on watershed lands to make a living.