“It was a good group, and it went well,” said WWALS Executive Director and Water Quality Testing Trainer Gretchen Quarterman.
This training was in Florida at Suwannee River State Park on the Suwannee River.
WWALS trains by Georgia Adopt-A-Stream methods. These are not as pricey as the Florida standard of sending every sample to a lab to test.
We are aware that to be legally actionable in Florida, the Florida method must be used. However, with the AAS methods, WWALS can test more places and more frequently, to detect more problems, and to follow contamination as it flows downstream. Plus we can follow up by sending samples to a lab.
Thanks to all the trainees. And thanks to Our Santa Fe River (OSFR) for taking an interest.
Looking forward to all of you starting testing. Continue reading