What’s Happening in the Royce Brook?

By Rob Nicolaides / Feb 27 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

There is a lot that we don’t know about the Royce Brook! Our water quality assessments are usually based on data collected from StreamWatch volunteers and NJDEP staff, but in this case...

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What Happens To Water Quality When It Rains?

When it rains, water is absorbed into the ground and recharges the aquifer. Because New Jersey is the most densely developed state in the nation, ...

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Do You Know Where Your Drinking Water Comes From?

By Pam Podger / Dec 12 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

The water we drink in our homes and workplaces comes from a variety of sources depending on where you live. Some of us drink water that comes from...

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Watershed Stormwater Conference

The Watershed recently hosted a daylong seminar on stormwater with New Jersey experts, who discussed the problems and solutions of polluted stormwater runoff.

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Deepening Her Passion for Science

By Rob Nicolaides / Nov 15 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

Sonja Michaluk, 14, discovered her passion for streams and critters at a young age, and the Watershed has been a nurturing eddy where she’s developed her...

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Milestone on the Lower Millstone

By Rob Nicolaides / Nov 02 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

The Lower Millstone River is the final stop for waters in the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed before they converge with the Raritan River and Raritan Bay. What happens here can be indicative of how the rest...

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Watershed Installs Floating Wetlands

The Watershed recently installed floating wetlands at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in East Windsor and, if successful, this innovative approach to improving water quality may be expanded...

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What’s Up with Devils Brook?

By Erin Stretz / Sep 21 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

With three monitoring sites along its muddy-bottom main stem and tributaries, the StreamWatch volunteer water quality monitoring program has tracked water quality in the Devils Brook subwatershed for 25 years.

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State Grants Expand Watershed’s Impact

Two grants recently announced by the state Department of Environmental Protection will bolster key efforts by the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association to monitor and improve water quality...

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How Is Climate Change Affecting Water?

Climate change and water are joined at the hip. A warming atmosphere causes more intense weather events and changes typical patterns of cold, hot, wet and dry that we’ve experienced in the past.

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