Skip to main content

MISSOURI STREAM TEAMS: VOLUNTEER EFFORTS TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Abstract:

The Missouri Stream Team Program was launched in 1987 and currently has over 1,300 groups who act as stewards for Missouri streams. The program is coordinated by three state agencies but the real work is conducted by volunteers. Stream Team activities are planned by individual Stream Teams, and therefore, a wide variety of activities are performed. The most common activities are litter pickups and water quality monitoring. The water quality monitoring program includes physical, chemical and biological monitoring. Three levels of training and an introductory workshop are available to train volunteers to collect water quality data. Cedar Creek in Lee's Summit Missouri is discussed as an example of Stream Team activities.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864700785149567

Publication date: January 1, 2000

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
wef/wefproc/2000/00002000/00000006/art00057
dcterms_title,dcterms_description,pub_keyword
6
5
20
40
5

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more