A River in Peril
FOSR’s 2021 Summer E. coli Results through 08.19.2021
Although yesterday was a beautiful day to be out collecting water samples, it was easy to see that the River is struggling; extremely low water levels, trash, algae, elevated water temperature, excessive nutrients, …
Below is the link to FOSR’s 2021 Summer Quantitative E. coli Concentration Results through 08.19.2021
The E. coli levels at Site FW36, Manassas Run upstream of the confluence with main-stem Shenandoah River, just upstream of the public boat landing at Morgan’s Ford bridge, continue to exceed the previous Virginia water-quality standard threshold of 235 E. coli colony forming units per 100 mL of water sample for primary recreational use.