CCNRD Lake Wenatchee Water Quality Monitoring
#SRP-08-16565 #SRP-08-16565
 Wenatchee Sub-basin Upper Wenatchee & Chiwaukum Creek CCNRD Lake Wenatchee Water Quality Monitoring
Organization Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board Lead Entity
Sponsor Chelan County Natural Resources Department
Status Completed
Schedule Start Date: 7/1/2008 End Date: 12/31/2011
Category Category: Planning
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DESCRIPTION

Lake Wenatchee Water Quality Monitoring began in 2008 amidst concerns by lakeshore residents that the ecology of the lake was changing. Thick mats of periphyton growth were observed and thought to be an indication of degrading lake health. A sampling program was developed to look into whether degrading water quality was contributing to these changes. Samples of algae, emergent aquatic plants, stormwater, and periphyton samples have been collected since 2009. Attached is a preliminary assessment of lake health and recommendations for future management/monitoring strategies.
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FUNDING SOURCES
FUNDING ENTRIES FROM GRANT PROJECT AGREEMENT
TypeDateFunding OrgFunding ProgramMatchAmount
Allocated08/07/2012Department of Ecology (ECY)$44,000.00
Grant Project Agreement Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
$44,000.00 $0.00 $44,000.00 $0.00 $44,000.00
OTHER FUNDING (Funding that is NOT in a grant project agreement)
TypeDateFunding OrgFunding ProgramMatchAmount
Other Funding Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
Grand Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
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LOCATION
Chinook-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Spring, Wenatchee River, Endangered
Chinook2-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Summer/Fall, Not Warranted
County:Chelan
HUC12:Lake Wenatchee (170200110111)
HUC8:Wenatchee (17020011)
Lead Entity Area:Upper Columbia
Legislative District:12
Salmon Recovery Regions:Upper Columbia River
Sections:24
Sockeye-Pop (ESU):Sockeye-Lake Wenatchee, Not Warranted
Steelhead-Pop (ESU):Steelhead-Upper Columbia River, Wenatchee River, Threatened
Township:T27NR16E
Upper Columbia Assesment Unit:Lake Wenatchee
Watershed Administrative Unit:Lake Wenatchee
WRIA:Wenatchee
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PLANNING METRICS
Water Quality Project    
Total acre feet of Water Treated for water quality (C.7.b.2)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION