Using Microbial Source Tracking to Identify Potential Bacterial Sources in White Clay Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

Scientists monitored fecal indicator bacteria in White Clay Creek during summer and identified potential bacterial contamination by molecular microbial source tracking with the goal of targeting best management practices and implementation strategies.

(Project details may change over the lifespan of a project. The project description listed here is from the annual report of the most recent project year.)

Funded by:

  • 2018–2022: White Clay Watershed Association and White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River Program
  • 2016–2017: White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River Program

Principal Investigators:

Collaborator: Shane Morgan (White Clay Wild & Scenic River Program)

Project Years: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022