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November 27, 2023 
A chemical called 6PPD thatís found in tires is devastating aquatic life. Follow the link for more detailed information.

Article from Save the Sound about sewage spill click here

An open letter from Vincent Kay, Swords Into Plowshare Honey to the residents of CT concerning the health of our honeybees and pollinators

The Connecticut Department of Public Health and DEEP, in collaboration with the Connecticut Association of Directors of Health, have produced guidance for local health officials regarding blue-green algae blooms. This document outlines the rationale for a response and presents a plan for surveillance and intervention designed to protect the public's health at lakes or ponds used for recreation. Download document http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/water/water_quality_standards/guidance_lhd__bga_blooms_7_2013.pdf

DEEP Faces Budget Cuts Both State and Federal

Open meetings offered by DEEP on the Phosphorous Issue in the State; for information and dates of hearings scheduled for Nov. and Dec.
click here

Click here Get the most recent water quality reports from CT DEEP and the results of our QRWA 2011 RBV Summary Report   prepared by Mike Beauchene from DEEP, head of the State RBV program. 

The QRWA is active in education in the region, both in the school system and other organizations. Here we list some of the materials we have published, many in Adobe's Portable Document Format files. If you don't have a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader, then you can download one free from Adobe at www.adobe.com. Use your brower's back button to return here.

Quinnipiac River Watershed Association Final Report
Posted: Saturday, April 7, 2007 12:00

Residential Pesticides: Properties and Risks to Humans and the Environment.  
pesticide_table.pdf (108 k)
pest_table_explained.pdf (132 k)


What About Thickets and Edges? An Important Stream-Side Habitat..(Excerpt from QRWA River Resources booklet "Taking a Close Look at Stream-side Woods". 1996)

Canoe and Natural Resource Guide to the Quinnipiac River. This booklet includes detailed maps showing canoe and fishing access points. Also, historical, geological and wildlife information. 26 pages. Canoe&NRGuide.pdf

Upper Quinnipiac River Canoeable Trail Guide. Enjoy all the river has to offer with this guide to canoeing the Upper Quinnipiac. 19 pages. CanoeableGuide.pdf

What Good Are Streamside Woods? 4 pages. StreamsideWoods.pdf

Muddy Waters. 4 pages. MuddyWaters.pdf

Habitats of the Quinnipiac Watershed. 4 pages. Habitats.pdf

New Haven Oysters. 4 pages. Oysters.pdf

See Economic Benefit of Connecticut's Oyster Farming Industry. Use your Browser's 'Back' button to return here and remember that these oysters started life in the Quinnipiac marsh.

If I Catch It, Can I Eat It? A guide to safe eating of fish caught in Connecticut. 4 pages. CatchEat.pdf

A Woman's Guide to Eating Fish Safely. Special advice for pregnant women and young children.
5 pages. WomenFish.pdf

Other Information

Quinnipiac Slide Show Text. An accompanying text for a slide show, available from QRWA, prepared for teachers and others interested in informing people about water resources.