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Testing the water in Spa CreekThe water in Spa Creek is being tested in seven locations every Thursday morning, rain or shine, throughout the summer and twice monthly in September and October. The following water quality factors are among the values being tested:

  • Salinity
  • Conductivity
  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • pH
  • Chlorophyll A
  • Nitrogen
  • Phosphorous
  • Enterococci
  • Turbidity

Water samples are collected under the scientific direction of Environmental Center at Anne Arundel Community College Associate Professor Tammy Domanski, Ph.D. Staff at AACC analyze the water samples and data is posted within 24 hours.

For a guide to water quality terms and normal values click here.

Check weekly for a map with updated water testing results here.

A complete spreadsheet of Spa Creek weekly water quality results is available here.