Extensive research and modeling has been completed in the Pomperaug Watershed. The studies have ranged from habitat assessment to modeling the interaction between rainfall, groundwater recharge, and stream flow. Below, you will find short descriptions and copies of the scientific reports for projects completed in the watershed. Click on the report title to view the report.
Large Woody Debris Restoration
Large Woody Debris Restoration Project at BOTR - Presentation (June 2014)
by Carol Haskins, et. al.
Mapping Bedrock Surface USGS_HVSR
Mapping Bedrock Surface Contours Using the Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio (HVSR) Method Near the Middle Quarter Area, Woodbury, Connecticut. (March 2013)
by Craig J. Brown, et. al.
U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2013-1028
Climate Change Scale Response USGS
Integrated Watershed-Scale Response To Climate Change For Selected Basins Across The United Sates. (2012)
by Stephen L. Markstrom, et. al. (David M. Bjerklie).
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5077
Watershed Scale Response PRWC
Watershed Scale Response To Climate - Pomperaug River Watershed, Connecticut. (March 2012)
by David M. Bjerklie, Lauren E. Hay, Stephen L. Markstrom.
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Fact Sheet 2011-3122
Management Analysis River Stability
Three Rivers Park and the Pomperaug River, Woodbury, CT: A Management Analysis of River Stability and Riparian Buffers. (Fall 2010)
Prepared by Emily Stevenson and Eliza Cava for River Processes and Restoration, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Profession Jim MacBroom
Streamwalk Summary Report PRWC
Pomperaug River Watershed Streamwalk Summary Report. (May 2010)
Prepared in cooperation with the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition by
Jennifer Holton of Streamscape Environmental, LLC.
Effects of Land Use and Groundwater
Estimation of the Effects of Land Use and Groundwater Withdrawals on Streamflow for the Pomperaug River, Connecticut. (October 2010)
by David M. Bjerklie, J. Jeffery Starn, and Claudia Tamayo.
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5114
USGS Aquifer Chemistry and Transport
USGS Aquifer Chemistry and Transport Processes study report cover
Aquifer Chemistry and Transport Processes in the Zone of Contribution to a Public-Supply Well in Woodbury, Connecticut, 2002–06. (February 2010)
By Craig J. Brown, J. Jeffrey Starn, Kenneth G. Stollenwerk, Remo A. Mondazzi, and Thomas J. Trombley
United States Geological Survey - National Water-Quality Assessment Program
Vulnerability of Public-Supply Wells
Assessing the Vulnerability of Public-Supply Wells to Contamination: Glacial Aquifer System in Woodbury, Connecticut
National Water-Quality Assessment, Transport of Anthropogenic and Natural Contaminants (TANC) to Public-Supply Wells
—By Martha L. Jagucki, Craig J. Brown,
J. Jeffrey Starn, and Sandra M. Eberts (January 2010)
Recharge Mapping: A GIS-based tool
Recharge Mapping: A GIS-based tool for identifying land with significant groundwater recharge. (September 2009)
By Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, Council of Governments of Central Naugatuck Valley, and Housatonic Valley Association.
Transylvania Pond - Southbury CT ERT
Transylvania Pond - Southbury, Connecticut: Environmental Review Team Report. (September 2008)
By Eastern Connecticut Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc.