Sometimes I take a long look at the waterways I work in and embrace the natural beauty.
On days like today the beauty is a bit harder to embrace.
|Anyone missing a Mountain Dew?|
|Mmm...frothy like root beer.|
In working to complete dry weather screening for large sections of Turkey Creek, I get to see a lot of the good and the bad as far as 'pretty water' goes. This was not a section of creek that I would call pretty water which makes my job of walking it mile by mile seem all the more important. Luckily after some testing, my partner and I discovered no notable traces of copper, detergent, chlorine, phenols, or ammonia. Nonetheless I think it's time another trip is made out this way to clean up all the things you don't need a testing kit to see!
|Testing for PH levels.|
|The testing kit ampoules make for a different kind of pretty water...|