KMSB "Nogales SCC Profiles," Friday, 9/3/10, 6:55 AM

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By Bryce Potter By Bryce Potter

Sherry Sass, Friends of the Santa Cruz River, talks about RiverWatch, the group’s water quality monitoring program.  She says the monitoring has been on-going since 1992 and is the most complete database available on the river’s water quality.  She says sanitized effluent (treated wastewater) is discharged into the river from the bi-national Wastewater Treatment Plant and has helped restore many miles of riparian habitat which were lost several decades ago from agricultural pumping.