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Welcome to the event schedule and directory for the 13th Annual Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium, November 20-21, 2019. Free and open to all, the Symposium encourages a comprehensive review of the current state of our watershed while creating learning and networking opportunities for a broad array of stakeholders. Sessions cover a broad range of topics on water quality and watershed issues with local, regional, and national relevance. Hosted by Salt Lake County Watershed Planning & Restoration.

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Wednesday, November 20 • 9:55am - 10:25am
Bugs, Bacteria, and Channel Stability: SLCo Watershed Data Collection

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Bugs, Bacteria, and Channel Stability: SLCo Watershed Data Collection

Since 2011 SLCO Watershed Planning and Restoration Program (WPRP) has been collecting data to look at water quality in the streams and rivers of Salt Lake County. In the following years WPRP has been built up to collect bacteria and field chemistry monthly, macroinvertebrate data annually, and channel stability data from the Jordan River and all its major tributaries. This presentation aims to explain the purpose and specifics of these data collection methods, the obstacles encountered along the way, and the potential use of this information. 

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Samuel Taylor

Watershed Scientist/Planner, Salt Lake County Watershed Planning and Restoration Program
Sam has worked with Salt Lake County since 2015 starting in the stream gauging program and moving to the watershed section in 2017. He oversees ongoing data collection efforts and special projects related to water quality.



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