Hood-CCWS offers a range of watershed services supporting private citizens, not-for-profit organizations, homeowner associations, and government agencies.
Services we provide:
• Water Quality Studies
• Watershed Assessment
• Environmental Program Assessment
The Center is equipped to offer the following field and laboratory services. We can also provide training for watershed groups to collaborate on water quality monitoring designs.
- Water sampling
- Storm water event sampling
- Benthic macro-invertebrates
- Stream Embeddedness
- Lake Morphology
Long term monitoring:
- Dissolved oxygen
- Water and Air Temperature
- Ambient Light (PAR)
- Flow / Discharge
The Hood-CCWS laboratory is equipped to conduct a variety of physical and chemical analysis. Contact us for a for list of parameters offered and pricing.
The center offers services to help assess the condition of a watershed. Data generated from our assessments provide important information to local decision makers, which can aid as a guide for improvements. Reports generated by the assessment will include recommendations for conservation investments such as storm water management strategies.
Assessments can take the form of:
- GIS watershed evaluations
- Field sampling and laboratory analysis
- Habitat and Stream Corridor Assessments
Often non-profit environmental organizations require third-party evaluation of grant-sponsored programs. We can conduct such evaluations for projects that have both an environmental and social dimension. Please contact us for more information.