Plymouth State University project will help provide insight into NH water quality
Left to right, Plymouth State University environmental science and policy graduate students Ashley Hyde and Matt Bartley collect water samples in the Pemigewasset River in Plymouth last week. (COURTESY)
They won't be using cameras, they'll be taking water samples as part of a new Plymouth State University-led project aimed at improving the understanding of the state's water resources and providing data to be used by resource managers, state agencies, researchers, and educators.
PSU is believed to be the first to organize such an effort in the state, according to Bruce Lyndes, PSU's media relations manager.
The sampling is part of a larger project funded by the National Science Foundation through a cooperative agreement with the New Hampshire Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
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