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Water Quality

Division: Div C – High School

NC Essential Standards Alignment:

Event Rules: See the National Rule Manual

Event Score Sheet: None

National Event Page: Here

Required Materials: Participants must wear eye protection during Competition Part III: Water Monitoring and Analysis. Teams without proper eye protection must be immediately informed and given a chance to obtain eye protection if time allows.

Clarifications:None

Description:

Participants will be assessed on their understanding and evaluation of marine and estuary aquatic environments.

Materials:

Each team may bring one 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper that may contain information on both sides in any form and from any source along with two stand-alone non-programmable, non-graphing calculators, and one salinometer/hydrometer. The sheet of paper may be laminated or contained in a sheet protector. b. Participants must wear eye protection during Competition Part III: Water Monitoring and Analysis. Teams without proper eye protection must be immediately informed and given a chance to obtain eye protection if time allows.

Scoring:

High score wins. Points will be assigned to the various questions and problems. Selected questions may be used as tiebreakers

Common Mistakes:

None

Recommendations:

None

Event Resources:

2019 Coaches Clinic Handout (2020 Rules)

2019 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2020 Rules)

2019 Regional test

Water Quality 2018 Coaches Clinic Presentation (2019 Rules)
The Swamp School Youtube Channel
Stream Monitoring Activity
What is Sewage Sludge?
Polluted Runoff 

Media:

None