Using Microbial Source Tracking to Identify Potential Bacterial Sources in White Clay Creek to Target Best Management Practices and Implementation Strategies

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.

Funded by:

  • 2018-2020: White Clay Watershed Association and White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River Program
  • 2016-2017: White Clay Creek Wild & Scenic River Program

Principal Investigator: Jinjun Kan

Collaborator: Shane Morgan (White Clay Wild & Scenic River Program, 2018-2020)

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