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Scenes from the Mohawk River Water Quality Snapshot

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Barbara Brabetz takes a water sample in Fultonville.
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In July, Riverkeeper and our partners at SUNY Cobleskill sampled approximately 120 miles of the Mohawk River from Delta Lake to Waterford, where the Mohawk joins the Hudson.

Here are some photos that Barbara Brabetz took while sampling with colleagues and students between Rome and Amsterdam.

Barbara Brabetz, at Schoharie Crossing, where the Schoharie Creek meets the Mohawk River.

Barbara Brabetz, at Schoharie Crossing, where the Schoharie Creek meets the Mohawk River.

The West Canada Creek, one of the major tributaries of the Mohawk River.

The West Canada Creek, one of the major tributaries of the Mohawk River.

As near the source as we reached, the outlet of Delta Lake, 120 miles from Waterford.

As near the source as we reached, the outlet of Delta Lake, 120 miles from Waterford.

Bellamy Park in Rome.

Bellamy Park in Rome.

SUNY Cobleskill student  Jason Ratchford takes a sample at Lock 16. (Photo by Barbara Brabetz)

SUNY Cobleskill student Jason Ratchford takes a sample at Lock 16. (Photo by Barbara Brabetz)

SUNY Cobleskill student  Jason Ratchford takes a sample in Little Falls. (Photo by Barbara Brabetz)

SUNY Cobleskill student Jason Ratchford takes a sample in Little Falls. (Photo by Barbara Brabetz)

The view from Canajoharie.

The view from Canajoharie.

Barbara Brabetz takes a water sample in Fultonville.

Barbara Brabetz takes a water sample in Fultonville.

And here’s one of our own Capt. John Lipscomb, processing a sample at Amsterdam in view of the news media.

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