An Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) for Perennial Streams in California’s Central Valley

California State Water Resources Control Board | December 1st, 2008

Summary

Bioassessment is the science of using aquatic organisms as indicators of ecological condition in streams in rivers. Many types of organisms can be used as indicat

Assessing the Health of Southern California Streams

California State Water Resources Control Board | April 14th, 2011

Summary

There are over 4,200 miles of perennial streams in the coastal watersheds of Southern California. Effective protection and management of these resources require an unders

Assessment of the condition of Southern California depressional wetlands

California State Water Resources Control Board | April 18th, 2016

Summary

Application of Macroinvertebrate, Diatom and Overall Condition Indices for Assessing Southern California Depressional Wetlands Depressional wetlands are the most abund

Benthic Invertebrate and Deposited Sediment TMDL Guidance for the Pajaro River Watershed

California State Water Resources Control Board | March 1st, 2016

Summary

The Pajaro River and its tributaries are exposed to sediments from a variety of sources. To establish limits for regulating this pollutant, it is necessary to u

Bioaccumulation of Pollutants in California Waters: A Review of Historic Data and Assessment of Impacts on Fishing and Aquatic Life

California State Water Resources Control Board, San Francisco Estuary Institute | October 24th, 2007

Summary

This report was written for the State Water Resources Control Board’s Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) as a step toward the development of an im

Biological Condition of Non-Perennial Streams and Spring-Fed Oases in the Colorado River Basin Region

California State Water Resources Control Board | August 22nd, 2014

Summary

The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Board conducted bioassessment sampling at high-quality (i.e., “reference”) streams in their region during 2013-2015. The purpo

Biology-based Stressor Thresholds

California State Water Resources Control Board | October 1st, 2011

Summary

The objective of this memo is to describe how biological assessment data (such as those collected using Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) bioasse

Condition of California Perennial, Wadeable Streams Based on Algal Indicators

Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board | October 1st, 2013

Summary

Algae can serve as indicators of stream ecological condition in two ways. Information about algal community composition can be used for bioassessment analogous to the

Ecological Condition Assessments of California’s Perennial Wadeable Streams (2000 through 2006)

California State Water Resources Control Board | October 15th, 2007

Summary

The struggle to adequately monitor the condition of waterbodies with limited financial resources is a challenge faced by water resource agencies worldwide. For a resource

Ecological Condition Assessments of California’s Perennial Wadeable Streams: Highlights from the Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program’s Perennial Streams Assessment (PSA ) (2000-2007)

California State Water Resources Control Board | October 1st, 2011

Summary

Since 2000, California has conducted three successive probability surveys of its perennial streams and rivers, each with a focus on biological endpoints. These surveys ar

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