WATERSHED SCIENCE

 

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.

Pomperaug River Watershed Cover_Page_1
Pomperaug River Watershed Cover_Page_1

Pomperaug River Watershed Based Plan (September 2018) Prepared by Fuss & O'Neill under the direction of Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition

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2020 Integrated Water Quality Report to Congress
2020 Integrated Water Quality Report to Congress

This Report was prepared by CT DEEP to fulfill requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA) under Sections 305(b) and 303(d), administered by the US EPA. The final document has been submitted to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).

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2020 Annual RBV Program Report #22
2020 Annual RBV Program Report #22

CT DEEP Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers Volunteer Water Monitoring Program 2020 Annual Program Report (Report #22)

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2019 Annual RBV Program Report #21
2019 Annual RBV Program Report #21

CT DEEP Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers Volunteer Water Monitoring Program 2019 Annual Program Report (Report #21)

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2017-2018 Annual RBV Program Report #19/20
2017-2018 Annual RBV Program Report #19/20

CT DEEP Riffle Bioassessment by Volunteers Volunteer Water Monitoring Program 2017-2018 Annual Program Report (Report #19/20)

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Large Woody Debris Restoration
Large Woody Debris Restoration

Large Woody Debris Restoration Project at BOTR - Presentation (June 2014) by Carol Haskins, et. al.

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Mapping Bedrock Surface USGS_HVSR
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

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Climate Change Scale Response USGS
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

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Watershed Scale Response PRWC
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

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Management Analysis River Stability
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

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Streamwalk Summary Report PRWC
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.

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Effects of Land Use and Groundwater
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

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