Guerneville North Watershed
The Russian River Coastal Tributary Improvement Program
inventoried and assessed watershed features and conditions, established monitoring sites and collected monitoring data, involved community members, agencies and private property owners, and integrated the information from the assessment into an action plan consisting of Best Management Practices (BMPs), revegetation and riparian enhancement projects and recommendations for continued actions to improve water quality and salmonid habitat in the target watersheds.
Russian River First Flush 2007.
Urban runoff is widely acknowledged to be one of the largest sources of pollutants that impair water quality and aquatic resources. Monitoring stormwater, particularly during the first major rain event of the season helps establish baselines for pollutants, data trends, identify hotspots to follow up on and provides feedback on current and future pollutant control and reduction efforts.