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Washoe County Department of Water Resources Monitoring Program

Washoe County monitors water quality in South Reno at multiple points along White's Creek and its associated branches, one location on Galena Creek and one on Steamboat Ditch. Several water quality parameters are measured in the field including dissolved oxygen, temperature, conductivity, and pH. Factors such as turbidity, TOC and total coliforms & E.coli bacteria are also monitored.