Water Quality Monitoring Program

Riverkeeper volunteer training 2010Water Quality Monitoring Tools & Resources

Water Quality Monitoring Datasheet

YSI Meter Instructions

Dissolved Oxygen Winkler Protocol

E coli Sampling Protocol

Turbidity Protocol

Comparative Table of Water Quality Standards & Effects

Sampling Plans (Quality Assurance Project Plans- QAPP’s)


Station Calendars

Hood River: http://my.calendars.net/columbiark/

Portland: http://my.calendars.net/columbiark2

Gresham: http://www.my.calendars.net/crktroutdale


Video Tutorials

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Dissolved Oxygen Calibration


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YSI Meter Sampling


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Turbidity Sampling


Data Resources

Washington Department of Ecology Database

Oregon DEQ LASAR Database

OWEB Water Quality Monitoring Handbook


Zebra Mussels

Portland State University’s Invasive Species Program


View Adopted Riverkeeper Sites

Adopted sites will be periodically updated on an online map called Google Earth. First download Google Earth’s free program at http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html.

Once in Google Earth, select “Network Link” from the “Add” menu drop box. In the “Network Link” window choose your own name for the network link, and paste this linkhttp://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pyjbW0Zj0izVHN4XUHlV3fg&single=true&gid=2&range=A1&output=txt into “Link Field”, and click “OK”. Have fun exploring people’s sites and reading all about them!



Contact Lorri Epstein, Water Quality Volunteer Coordinator: lorri@columbiariverkeeper.org,  (541) 399-0769 (office)