Section 3: Water Quality — General

  • Best management practices
  • Town planning for clean water
  • Hydrologic modeling for the watershed
  • Water flow monitoring
  • Ground water re-charge and discharge

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Key to media: O: Online (Adobe pdf); D: Document; V: Video

Author/Publisher Title Media # Date Size
American Society of Civil Engineers Effects of Watershed Development and Management on Aquatic Ecosystems (edited by Larry A. Roesner) D 3.0500 1997 595 pp.
Anacostia Restoration Team Watershed Restoration Source Book (collected papers presented at the conference: Restoring Our Home River — Water Quality and Habitat in the Anacostia River) D 3.1000 1991 31 pp.
AKRF, Inc. Silver Brook Watershed Management Plan O – D 3.1025 2009 July 15 23 pp. + 24 pp. appendices
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) Clean Water, Sewers, Septics and Sprawl (Available in PDF or paper copy from ANJEC) O – D ANJEC 2006 7 pp.
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act Primer (Available in PDF or paper copy from ANJEC) O – D ANJEC 2005 12 pp.
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) Protecting Our Streams (Available in PDF or paper copy from ANJEC) O – D ANJEC 2009 12 pp.
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) Streams In The Arthur Kill Watershed…Yours To Protect! (Available in PDF or paper copy from ANJEC) O – D ANJEC 1994 4 pp.
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) Setting the Standards For Water Quality Protection in the Highlands (Final Draft Technical Report includes Ten Towns Model Ordinances) D 3.1050 2002 Oct 59 pp. + appendices
ANJEC (Association of NJ Environmental Commissions) Acting Locally — Municipal Tools for Environmental Protection D (shelved at 10.1151) 2002 147 pp.
Ball, Philip H2O: A Biography of Water D 3.1055 1999 387 pp.
Bolling, David M. How To Save A River — A Handbook For Citizen Action (strategy and tactical steps of citizen advocacy to build support for ‘saving a river’) D 3.1060 1994 266 pp.
Center For Watershed Protection Rapid Watershed Planning Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Managing Urbanizing Watersheds D 3.1070 1998 Oct ~240 pp.
Center For Watershed Protection Site Planning For Urban Stream Protection D 3.1072 1995 Jan 232 pp.
Center For Watershed Protection A Survey of Residential Nutrient Behavior in the Chesapeake Bay D 3.1074 1999 July 50 pp. + appendices
CH2M Hill Data Report & Analysis for a Study of the Great Swamp Watershed D 3.1080 1992 Jan ˜60 pp.
CH2M Hill Data Needs Assessment and Recommendations for a Study of the Great Swamp Watershed (3 reports) D 3.1100 1992 Sept & Oct ~60 pp.
CH2M Hill Annotated Bibliography for a Study of the Great Swamp Watershed (2 copies) D 3.1200 1991 Nov 23 pp.
Committee on Intrinsic Remediation, Water Science and Technology Board, National Academy of Sciences Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Remediation (Cleanup of contaminated groundwater by allowing naturally occurring processes to reduce the toxic potential of contaminants, instead of engineered solutions.) D 3.1225 2000 274 pp.
Cook College, Rutgers University Protecting Watersheds in Central and Southern New Jersey (workshop notebook) D 3.1250 1999 Jan ~300 pp.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network Stream Restoration in Pennsylvania: Ten Case Studies D 3.1255 2001 71 pp.
EcolSciences, Inc. Evaluation of the Feb. 1993 Draft Report of the Great Swamp Watershed Advisory Committee, examining the ecological basis for the major recommendations issued by that advisory committee D 3.1260 1993 Mar 24 ~25 pp.
Edwards, Roger and Kelley Curran Water Quality in Great Brook: Quarterly Monitoring Results (Jan., 2008 to June, 2009) O – D 3.1270 2009 July 10 pp.
Geological Survey Research Effect of Great Swamp, New Jersey, on Stream Flow During Base-Flow Periods D 3.1300 1965 3 pp.
Great Swamp Watershed Advisory Committee Final Report: Regulatory and Policy Recommendations (Vol. I of II) (5 copies) D 3.1320 1993 Apr 72 pp.
Great Swamp Watershed Association GSWA Stream Team Meeting Minutes (2002 – 2012) D 3.1325 ongoing 75+ pp.
Great Swamp Watershed Association Teacher’s Guide to the Great Swamp Watershed (classroom materials and lesson plans) D 3.1350 2002 32 pp. + appendices
Great Swamp Watershed Association (letter request for an amendment to the Northeast N.J. Water Quality Management Plan, addressed to the N.J. Dept. of Environment Protection) (2 copies) D 3.1360 1992 Nov 21 pp.
Great Swamp Watershed Association BE HEARD! Learn to become an effective advocate for improvement in your community (14 generic action steps and strategies for environmental advocacy) D 3.1370 2009 24 pp.
Guillaudeu, David A. Surface Water Resources of the Great Swamp Watershed, New Jersey — An Environmental Basis For Planning Growth (thesis submitted to the Dept. of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, University of PA) (2 copies) D 3.1400 1975 228 pp.
Hiss, Tony, and Meier, Christopher H2O: Highlands to Ocean (descriptions of 14 NY & NJ watersheds and related preservation issues) D 3.1410 2004 231 pp.
Katz, A.H., and Katz, H.M. (Great Swamp Research Institute) Research Status Report D 3.1500 1985 Oct 11 pp.
Keller & Kirkpatrick, Inc. The Great Swamp Revisited (a review of the background material used as a basis for the Report of the Great Swamp Advisory Committee) D 3.1550 ~2000 ~60 pp.
Maguire, C.E., Inc. Great Swamp Water Quality Study — Sample Analysis Data D 3.1600 1984 Dec 8 pp.
Morris County Soil Conservation District Hydrology of the Great Swamp Watershed (Resource Review Journal conservation newsletter reprint) D 3.1700 2000 8 pp.
Najarian and Associates Adaptation of a Hydrologic and Water Quality Model to the Great Swamp Watershed: Generation of a Management Tool D 3.1800 1988 Jan 16 pp.
National Park Service, Morristown National Historical Park Water Resources Scoping Report (Description of water resources and planning issues) D 3.2000 1993 Oct 44 pp.
National Park Service, Morristown National Historical Park DRAFT General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (3 copies) D 3.2050 2003 Feb ~200 pp.
National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences Arsenic in Drinking Water D 3.2075 1999 310 pp.
National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences Arsenic in Drinking Water — 2001 Update D 3.2076 2001 225 pp.
National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences New Strategies For America’s Watersheds D 3.2077 1999 311 pp.
National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences Compensating For Wetland Losses Under the Clean Water Act D 3.2078 2001 322 pp.
National Academy of Sciences Investigating Groundwater Systems on Regional and National Scales D 3.2080 2000 143 pp.
Natural Resources and Historic Group Management of the Great Swamp Watershed — A Case Study D 3.2100 1989 May 30 pp.
N.J. Audubon Society N.J. Waters — A Watershed Approach to Teaching the Ecology of Regional Systems (a guide for Middle School and High School educators) (3 copies) D 3.2150 1999 217 pp.
N.J. Dept. of Environmental Protection N.J. Geological Survey Report — Ground-Water-Withdrawal and Water-Level Data For the Central Passaic River Basin, N.J., 1898-1990 D 3.2200 1994 38 pp. + appendices
N.J. Dept. of Environmental Protection Draft Figures Developed as Part of a Study of the Hydrogeology of the Central Passaic River Basin D 3.2300 1996 Apr ~200 pp.
N.J. Soil Conservation Districts Standards for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control in New Jersey (5th edition) D 3.2350 1987 Apr ~200 pp.
Project WET Water Education for Teachers (Sampler of curriculum and activity guide for teachers) D 3.2360 ˜2000 35 pp.
Rivers Curriculum Project, Southern Illinois University Rivers (curriculum guide) D 3.2375 1997 230 pp.
River Network 1996-1997 River and Watershed Conservation Directory (Nation-wide directory of government and private organizations involved in river and stream conservation) D 3.2400 1997 317 pp.
River Network The Clean Water Act — Owner’s Manual (Second Edition) D 3.2410 2005 212 pp.
Ten Towns Great Swamp Watershed Management Committee Great Swamp Water Quality Monitoring First Flush Sampling — FINAL REPORT D 3.2450 2000 Jun 26 14 pp. + appendices
Ten Towns Great Swamp Watershed Management Committee Implementation of the Great Swamp Watershed Management Plan D 3.2550 1997 Feb 24 ~40 pp.
Ten Towns Great Swamp Watershed Management Committee 1995-96 Annual Report and 1996-97 Work Plan D 3.2560 1996 June 29 pp.
Trust For Public Land Protecting the Source — Land Conservation and the Future of America’s Drinking Water (2 copies) D 3.2600 1997 May 28 pp.
U.S.D.A. (Forest Service) Conservation Buffers: Design Guidelines for Buffers, Corridors, and Greenways (Gary Bentrup, Editor) D 3.2650 2008 110 pp.
U.S.D.A. Public Participation Plan: Great Swamp USDA Hydrologic Unit Area D 3.2700 1992 May 13 pp. + appendices
U.S.D.A. Great Swamp Project, 1992 Water Quality Inventory: Macro Invertebrate Sampling Study D 3.2750 1992 Sept 46 pp.
U.S.D.A. Great Swamp Hydrologic Unit Area Project (Morris & Somerset Counties, New Jersey) D 3.2800 1993 Jan 14 pp.
U.S.D.A. Great Swamp Watershed Project, Final Report D 3.2900 1994 Dec 155 pp.
U.S.D.A. Great Swamp Hydrologic Unit Area Project, Final Report (2 copies) F 3.3000 1996 Apr 129 pp. + appendices
U.S.D.A. Great Swamp Hydrologic Unit Area Project, Final Report (Executive Summary and Recommendations) (3 copies) D 3.3050 1996 Apr 12 pp.
U.S.D.A. & U.S.E.P.A. Clean Water Action Plan: Restoring and Protecting America’s Waters D 3.3060 1998 89 pp.
U.S.D.A. Forest Service Forest Resources Report of the Great Swamp Hydrologic Unit Area (Morris & Somerset Counties, NJ) D 3.3100 1993 Sept 78 pp.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Swamp Water Quality Monitoring Study Data Report (2 copies) D 3.3200 1988 Jan 144 pp. + 30 pp. appendices
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Final Environmental Impact Statement on the Upper Passaic River Basin — Section 201 Facilities Plan D 3.3250 1991 Sept ~200 pp.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge — Hydrology Study (evaluates effects of changing land use on the water environment) (2 copies) D 3.3300 1984 Aug 25 pp.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Master Plan, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge) D 3.3400 1985 10 pp.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Final Environmental Impact Statement (Master Plan, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge) (bound paper book, 2 copies) D 3.3450 1987 May 202 pp.
U.S. Geological Survey Effect of Drought on Water Resources in the Northeast D 3.3500 1966 ~20 pp. incl. maps
U.S. Geological Survey A Hydrologic Primer For New Jersey Watershed Management D 3.3550 2000 108 pp.
Urban Land Institute Water Resources Protection Technology — A Handbook of Measures to Protect Water Resources in Land Development D 3.3600 1981 178 pp.
Vecchioli, John Hydrologic Role of the Great Swamp and Other Marshland in Upper Passaic River Basin (reprint of journal article) D 3.3700 1961 Oct 6 pp.
Watershed Partnership for NJ New Jersey Watershed Education and Resource Directory D 3.3800 1998 66 pp.

Revised 2/15/13