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Tremendous amount of SAV in Potomac

August 11th, 2015 · No Comments

Jeff Talbott (039, 047, 055)
We have seen a tremendous amount of SAV in the tidal Potomac embayments in Virginia this year. In Quantico Creek, the embayment is about ½ covered with SAV this year. Hydrilla, Eurasian watermilfoil and a few others. Aquia Creek has a large bed near the mouth and beds near the shores [...]

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Lack of SAV in the Rappahannock River

August 14th, 2012 · No Comments

On our Tuesday, August 14th, sampling run

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SAV in the upper Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers

July 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Our region goes to the upper Potomac River embayment and the upper Rappahannock River from Fredericksburg down river to about 10 miles below the Rt. 301 Bridge.

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7/19/10 Dogue Creek

July 21st, 2010 · No Comments

On 7/19/10  while sampling the Virginia Potomac Embayments Dogue Creek was observered with large SAV beds on the northern and southern shores.  The secchi depth was 0.8 Meters.

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7/19/10 Pohick Bay (Gunston Cove)

July 21st, 2010 · No Comments

On 7/19/10 sampling run DEQ notice a large bed in the upper embayment.  Most of the bed was visable above water but a large portion was below the surface.  Secchi depth was 1.3 Meter which was the bottom.  The embayment was very clear due to the SAVs.   We recorded a pH value of 9.4 S.U. [...]

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Pohick Bay (Gunston Cove)

August 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Starting on around July 7, 2009 a large algae bloom has been going on in the Pohick Bay embayment.   Our continuous monitoring sonde has observed over 80% of the pHs values greater than 9 S.U.  for a three week period which has ended somewhere around July 26, 2009.  
On August 3, 2009 DEQ observed large SAV [...]

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Powells Creek

August 4th, 2009 · No Comments

On August 3, 2009 aproximately 90% of entire tidal embayment is has SAVs present.

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10/14/08 Occoquan (Belmont Bay)

October 14th, 2008 · No Comments

During our Continuous monitoring deployment/retrieval large mats of the filamentous algae where in the Occoquan embayment.  Last year we (DEQ) observed these same large mats in the Occoquan (Belmont Bay).
 
 
 
 

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7/28/08 Aquia Creek

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

On 7/28/08 DEQ observed a large SAV bed at the mouth of the embayment.

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7/28/08 Quantico Creek

October 7th, 2008 · No Comments

On 7/28/08 DEQ observed prominent SAV beds at the mouth and along the shores of the embayment.  Visible algae was present in the water column.

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