Who's Who of Citizen-based Monitoring in Wisconsin.
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Portage County Groundwater Monitoring

Affiliation:
Portage County Planing and Zoning Department, UW-Stevens Point

Contact Information:
Ray Schmidt
Water Quality Specialist
1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-346-1334
schmidtr@co.portage.wi.us

Year Started:
1950's


Specialty(ies):
Well water

Purpose:
To provide the basis of information for people to make better decisions on land use and consumption of drinking water in Portage County, as well as to assure the health of the water users.

Subject Area(s):
Groundwater

Data Type(s) Collected:
Physical parameters
Chemical parameters
Other


# of Volunteers:
9

Hours/Volunteer/Year:
5

Volunteer Services:
Training sessions for new volunteers
Group website
Data analysis and reporting
Email list or list-serve for volunteers
Staff consultation with individual monitors

Accepting New Volunteers?
Yes


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