Physical, chemical and biological properties of the surface water that are measured continuously while the patrol boat is underway.
About this location:
This site is located at the northern edge of the Black Dirt agricultural region, a floodplain with rich, alluvial soils. For approximately five miles upstream of this sampling site, the Wallkill River is artificially straightened and its watershed is drained by manmade canals.
Orange County Dept. of Health: 845-291-2331; NYSDEC Region 3: 845-256-3000