ANNOUNCEMENT: Statewide Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs Questionnaire Report Now Available

From the State Water Board’s Statewide Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs:

The Statewide Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs publically released the Summary of Responses from the Water Chemistry and Fisheries Management Questionnaire and Workshops.

The report summarizes statewide reservoir:

  • physical characteristics
  • water chemistry management (e.g. oxygenation, chemical controls)
  • fisheries management activities (e.g. fish stocking, culling)
  • owner’s preference for pilot test binning options
  • owner’s financial and technical contributions towards coordinated pilot tests
  • and a summary of discussions from workshops held in Fall 2017

Report is accessible on the Statewide Mercury Control Program for Reservoirs website: https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/mercury/reservoirs/

You are also invited to attend a series of free webinars on mercury in reservoirs hosted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum (CWEMF). Here is a link to the USGS website with the webinar schedule: https://ca.water.usgs.gov/highlights/2018/02/mercury-reservoirs-webinar

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