Integrating Water Monitoring Data: Water Quality Indices, Report Cards and Multi-metric Web Portals

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Volunteer Monitoring, Data Management and Databases, Data Analysis
Water Resource Type: Broadly Applicable
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Specific Agency Author: National Water Quality Monitoring Council

Water monitoring programs often generate significant quantities of data; Integrating these extensive and diverse data sets into information that is meaningful for use in water resource management and for dissemination to the public is often a challenge. The National Water Quality Monitoring Council, in partnership with New Jersey DEP, solicited information from water monitoring practitioners that are using different methods of communicating integrated water quality information for various types of water resources.