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US Geological Survey / National Park Service - Water Quality Partnership


Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

  Partnership Projects in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

  • 2002 - Determining Impacts on Special-Protection Waters

  • 2011 - Baseline Water Quality in National Park Units within the Marcellus Shale Gas Play (Parks: ALPO, DEWA, JOFL, FLNI, FONE, NERI, UPDE, SARA, MAVA)

  • 2012 - Install Four Continuous Water Quality Monitors near Delaware River Basin Marcellus Shale Development

  • 2017 - Occurrence and Potential Risk of Microplastics in Lake Mead and the Delaware River (DEWA, LAKE, LODE, UPDE)


Eckhardt, D.A., and Sloto, R.A., 2012, Baseline groundwater quality in national park units within the Marcellus and Utica Shale gas plays, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, 2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1150, 20 p.

Hickman, R.E. and J.M. Fisher., 2008, Water quality of streams in and near the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 2002-04. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investifations Report 2007-5290, 65p.


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December 6, 2016