Limited water quality monitoring data is collected throughout the Rogue Basin. As part of the monitoring programs, information is provided to the public concerning the levels of bacteria and whether or not they exceed state water quality standards and pose a risk for human contact recreation (swimming, wading). Please note the information is advisory only. Contact local health departments for information on health risks.
Click the link below to see the most current press release/Health Advisory for Bear Creek. Please note that the information is provided as an Advisory Only.
Learn about Stream Smart practices that are being done in the community. Can you find the following Geocaches:
Wait, that’s used for what? #1 (GC6BXGD)
What’s in a Stream? (GC6C28T)
Visit geocaching.com for more information.
A locally produced public service announcement on stormwater/urban runoff.
To reach the DEQ complaint hotline for Discharge of pollutants (petroleum products, chemicals, soaps, sediment, etc.) directly or indirectly from a specific source into public waters—call the DEQ complaint hotline at 1-888-997-7888 or visit http://www.deq.state.or.us/complaints/rep.htm. Be as specific as possible, especially when it comes to identifying the source.
For other concerns General Water Quality Concern Links