The WWKY Science Advisory Council (SCIAD) is composed of two representatives from each Basin Organization and a SCIAD chair that serve to oversee scientific operations of for Watershed Watch statewide.
The purpose of the SCIAD is:
1. To ensure that all Basin organizations are trained and using the appropriate level science so that they can assess water quality health in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
2. To advise WWKY on appropriate monitoring objectives and methodology statewide for potential water quality health in the Commonwealth.
3. To provide standard statewide interpretive and communicative tools that may be used by basins to identify problem areas, direct action planning, collaborate with regulators, and guide research goals.
SCIAD Meeting Notes
November 9, 2017 (11-9-17-agenda_meeting-notes_action-items)
SCIAD Resources for Basins
Follow this link for current training presentations for all WWKY Methods
Calibrating Your Conductivity Meter
Watch this YouTube video to see how to calibrate your conductivity meter.
State SCIAD Organization Chart
Find out who your representative is and how to contact them (2017 SCIAD Council Contacts)
Recommended best practices for Basin Science Councils
Guidance to Basins on Science Council Organization
Working with private labs for sample analysis
More Coming Soon…
Data Analysis Methods
More information coming soon….
KGS Data Portal
View data from your area on the KGS Data Portal
Data Presentation Templates
Coming soon… Use these templates to help create Basin Report Cards, Data presentations, and Annual Reports
Basin Report Cards
Basin Data Presentations
Basin Annual Report
Reporting Water Quality Problems to the Division of Water
If you have discovered a problem with water quality at your site, you can report it to the Kentucky Division of Water. Check out this Fact Sheet (reporting-a-problem-to-kdow) to learn how.