The City of Hamilton has implemented a Monthly Surface Water Quality Program that samples select waterways throughout the City, for a wide range of water quality parameters.
Surface Water Monitoring Map
Live map is updated monthly providing current information for each water sample location.
Surface Water Quality Parameters and Criteria
The Surface Water Quality Program samples for:
- Field Parameters: Conductivity, Dissolved Oxygen (DO), pH, Temperature
- Chemical Parameters: Ammonia as N, Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (cBOD), Chloride, Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria, Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, O-Phosphate, Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN), Total Metals, Total Phosphorus (TP), Total Suspended Solids (TSS), and Un-ionized Ammonia.
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