Safe Waters, Healthy Waters: A Guide for Citizen Groups on Bacteria Monitoring in Local Waterways 

Provides guidance for citizen groups to engage in water quality monitoring in order to detect discharges of untreated or partially treated sewage.  Describes the success of Blue Water Baltimore in helping the Baltimore City government monitor sewage outfalls.  Explains how to identify pollutant sources, communicate about bacterial contamination, and implement monitoring techniques that are simple, reliable and low-cost.

Center for Watershed Protection
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