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Since 1967, Stroud™ Water Research Center has focused on one thing — fresh water.
We seek to advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater systems through global research, education, and watershed restoration.

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Effects of streamside vegetation on macroinvertebrate communities of White Clay Creek in eastern North America

Sweeney, B. W. 1993. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 144:291–340.
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Evaluation and simplification of the assimilable organic carbon nutrient bioassay for bacterial growth in drinking water

Kaplan, L.A., T.L. Bott, and D.J. Reasoner. 1993. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59(5):1532–1539.
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Development of a rapid assimilable organic carbon method for water

LeChevallier, M.W., N.E. Shaw, L.A. Kaplan, and T.L. Bott. 1993. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59:1526–1531.
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Rapid assessment approaches in benthic macroinvertebrate biomonitoring studies

Resh, V.H., and J.K. Jackson. 1993. Pages 195-233 in D.M. Rosenberg and V.H. Resh (editors). Freshwater biomonitoring and benthic macroinvertebrates. Chapman and Hall, New York, New York.

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Featured Initiatives and Partnerships

WikiWatershed® web tools offer watershed data visualization, geospatial analysis capabilities, and science-based predictions of human impacts on stormwater runoff and water quality.

The Water Quality mobile app is a water-monitoring data-collection and learning tool designed for use by educators and their students, citizen scientists, and researchers.

EnviroDIY™ is a community where members ask and answer questions and network within interest groups to develop do-it-yourself environmental science and monitoring devices.

The Society for Freshwater Science Taxonomic Certification Program ensures skilled persons are providing aquatic invertebrate identifications in North America.

The Leaf Pack Network® is an international network of teachers, students, and citizen monitors using a simple experiment to determine the health of their local streams.

The Consortium for Scientific Assistance to Watersheds provides free technical assistance to Pennsylvania-based watershed and conservation organizations.


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