Monitoring the Health of the Susquehanna

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Stroud™ Water Research Center’s annual sampling of the Susquehanna River near Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, was chronicled in an article in an area newspaper. Stroud Center studies have shown that the health of the river has improved considerably since the Clean Water Act was passed in the 1970s.

Entomologists from Stroud Water Research Center were checking for macroinvertebrates — mayflies, stoneflies and caddisflies — near Tunkhannock’s Riverside Park, said Dave Funk, one of the scientists.

The P&G plant in Mehoopany, as required by the state Department of Environmental Protection, has the test performed annually to determine if plant operations have any adverse effects on the Susquehanna.”

Read the Times-Tribune article