Wednesday, June 13, 2007


Pay Raise?
Submitted by Mike Steinmaus, Monday Creek Restoration Project Coordinator

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Surface Water Volunteer Monitoring (Credible Data) Program, has approved Rebecca Black, Assistant Coordinator at Monday Creek Restoration Project, as a Qualified Data Collector for Level 3 monitoring. To obtain the Level 3 certification, Rebecca had to demonstrate that she had:

(i) A general knowledge of stream and riverine physical forms and habitat features;
(ii) Four years of pertinent experience in chemical water quality data analysis, interpretation and report writing;
(iii) Two years of practical experience involving chemical water quality sampling and analysis plans, quality assurance plans, and data quality objectives processes; and
(iv) Two years of practical experience involving water quality sampling techniques and water quality sampling equipment.

Congratulations to Rebecca!