Submitted by Myra Klockenbrink. By Kimberly Drelich. Nonprofit Group Gives Water Quality Report Cards To Bays Along Long Island Sound October 6, 2020 at 7:35 pm Filed Under: Kiran Dhillon , Local TV , Long Island , long island sound ... September 14, 2020 Long Island Sound Topics Featured in National Coastal and Estuarine Summit. Based on our historical data over a period of ten years, the warmest water in this day in Long Island Sound was recorded in 2015 and was 11.5°C/52.7°F, and the coldest was recorded in 2013 at 8.9°C/48°F. Water temperature in Long Island Sound today is 12°C/53.6°F. August 3, 2020 Summer #DontTrashLISound Social Media Campaign Starts Aug. 3. The regional nonprofit organization Save the Sound has released its new 2020 Long Island Sound Report Card. Here are the most recent measures. The eastern basin of Long Island Sound ranks high for water quality, as it benefits from lower population density in the region and natural tidal flushing from the ocean, according to the 2020 Long Island Sound Report Card released this past week by Save the Sound. The Long Island Sound Report Card tracks and publicizes the ecological health of Long Island Sound. According to the report card by Save the Sound, nitrogen pollution remains the greatest threat. Every other year, Save the Sound assembles water monitoring data and, using an assessment methodology designed for the Report Card, scores water quality in five regions of Long Island Sound. July 13, 2020 A 2020 environmental report card for the water quality in Long Island Sound has been released. Results from the 2020 Long Island Sound Report Card, including more than 12 years of data on water quality in the open waters of the Sound and two years of … Download LIS Report Cards: 2020 – 2018 – 2016. Water Quality Monitoring and Hypoxia Monitoring Hypoxia and Nitrogen Reduction Efforts Nitrogen Control Program for Long Island Sound . Clean water is the foundation of a healthy Long Island Sound—for human use and recreation, for thriving fisheries, and for productive habitats. Current water quality grades are consistent with recent years, trending from excellent in the east to poor in the west. The Gobler Laboratory, part of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, measures water quality and issues a weekly report covering conditions at 29 sites on Long Island. An environmental report card has assigned grades for the water quality in Long Island Sound. The 2020 edition of the Long Island Sound Report Card contains, for the first time, grades of quality of dozens of bays, harbors and coves, allowing local communities to target problematic waterways, Improve water quality by reducing contaminant and nutrient loads from the land and the waters impacting Long Island Sound. Improve water quality by reducing contaminant and nutrient loads from the land and the waters impacting Long Island Sound. Long Island Sound Water Quality. September 14, 2020 | 1:32am | Updated September 14, 2020 | 10:54am.
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