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Sonde Cleaning at Rivers Ridge Storm Drain, Hampton Roads

Detailed Description

Water quality sondes collect continuous data from stormwater monitoring sites, but can often become fouled with algae, which interferes with the sonde's ability to collect accurate data. To keep these sondes clean between field visits, remote-activated bilge pumps are used to blast the algae from the sondes.

This site is part of the Hampton Roads Regional Water Quality Monitoring Program.


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