Honey Creek Monitoring Plan

This page is designed to provide information about the ongoing Honey Creek Study. General information is available about the study design and detailed information and documents are included for use by volunteer samplers.

Monitoring Plan

A monitoring plan is now being implemented to collect water quality data from different stream sections. Current monitoring locations can be viewed below.

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The monitoring plan will be carried out for 5 weeks in June/July, and then again for 5 weeks in October/November.

Sampling Protocols and Forms


The current schedule is to sample one day each of five consecutive weeks in June/July (completed) and then again in October/November. Additional rain event sampling may be added. The current sampling dates are below. October dates are tentative.

  • June 5                                              October 9
  • June 12                                            October 16-17
  • June 19                                            October 23-24
  • June 26                                            October 30-31
  • July 3                                                November 6-7

The current sampling schedule, which includes dates, sites, samples and volunteer designations, is also included.


Sample results are in for the first five weeks of the study. A summary table of bacteria counts was prepared. This will be updated as subsequent results are included.

Genetic testing has also been conducted on five weeks of samples. A summary of those results is below.

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