Morton Channel Station
Water Quality Monitoring Station
Pend Oreille River
Status – No Known Issues
Citizen Scientist(s): Preston Andrews, Patty Ericsson
Morton Channel is located in the mainstem of the Pend Oreille River in Bonner County, adjacent to the Morton Slough. Samples are collected from Morton Channel in order to determine if Morton Slough influences the water quality of the river. Monitoring at this location started in 2013.
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Laboratory analysis of water samples are very expensive totalling about $1,000 per station per field season. Your donation helps cover the costs of collecting & analyzing water samples.
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