Tammy Domanski, Ph.D., presents the State of Spa Creek 2022. Data is used from water quality samples collected from May – September 2021. Each year, data from the previous summer is analyzed and compared to data from the prior year. Changes and/or progress in the water quality of Spa Creek is noted.
Spa Creek Water Quality Monitoring
Dr Domanski is the scientific director of Operation Clearwater which monitors river water quality as indicated by the presence of microorganisms. Sites tested are along the Severn, Magothy and West/Rhodes rivers. In addition, sites along Rock Creek, Back Creek and Spa Creek also are being monitored.
Spa Creek Conservancy pays for all water testing in Spa Creek. The Live Water Foundation helps sponsor testing in Back Creek. DAI provides technical support for collecting, saving and loading data into maps and spreadsheets.