2012 SCWRC - Track 5 Water Quality and Monitoring


Session 1: Emerging Contaminants I                    

Paul Bradley, USGS
Factors Affecting Biodegradation of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Wastewater-Impacted Streams

Vijay Vulava, College of Charleston
Sorption & Transport of Pharmaceutical Chemicals in Organic- and Mineral-Rich Soils (Manuscript)

Alan Jones, Clemson University
Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in a Wastewater Receiving Stream During Normal
& Low Flow Conditions (Manuscript)

Session 2: Emerging Contaminants II

Celeste Journey, USGS
Preliminary Assessment of the Effects Of Treated Wastewater Effluent on Water-Quality, Sediment-Quality & Biological Conditions in Spirit Creek, Fort Gordon, Georgia

Lance Beecher, Clemson University
Assessment of Different Substrates for Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds In Wastewater & the Potential Effects on Food Chain Pathways (Manuscript)

Session 3: Watershed Monitoring I      

Michele Harmon, University of South Carolina
Evaluating Potential Nonpoint Source Pollution Impacts in the Upper Reaches of the Horse Creek Watershed in Aiken, South Carolina (Extended Abstract)

Dan Tufford, University of South Carolina
Water Quality Monitoring & Research at Lake Wateree, South Carolina (Manuscript)

Dianne Greenfield, University of South Carolina / SCDNR
Assesing Biological Responses to Nitrogen & Phosphorus Levels Across the S.C. Coastal Zone (Extended Abstract)

Session 4: Parameter Specific Monitoring   

Susan Libes, Coastal Carolina University
Long Bay Hypoxia Monitoring Consortium (Manuscript)

Jane Guentzel, Coastal Carolina University
Total and Methyl Mercury in Surface Water & Sediment from Differing Ecoregions of South Carolina (Extended Abstract)

Harold Clarkson, Brown & Caldwell
Comprehensive Watershed Planning for Nutrient Reduction in Durham, NC

Session 5: Watershed Monitoring             

David Chestnut, South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
SCDHEC State-Scale Statistically-Valid Surveys - Probability-Based Monitoring

Michael Childress, Clemson University
Dying of Thirst: Impact of Reduced Freshwater Inflow on South Carolina Blue Crabs (Manuscript)

Matt Huddleston, Cardno ENTRIX
Fecal Coliform Monitoring, Characterization & Mitigation in the Lake Keowee Watershed, Oconee County, South Carolina (Manuscript)

Session 6: Innovative Technology for Assessing Quality

Edward Rabon, South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
Genetic Sequencing Methodologies to Assess Human Contributions of Fecal Coliforms to a Freshwater Receiving Stream (Extended Abstract)

J. Michael Trapp, Coastal Carolina University
Application of qPCR Technologies in Stormwater Source Tracking & Determination of Host Contributions of Fecal Indicator Bacteria (Manuscript)

Peter van den Hurk, Clemson University
Fish Health in the Reedy-Saluda Watershed, As Measured Through Biochemical Markers (Manuscript)