MILWAUKEE RIVERKEEPER: Engaging the Community on Emerging Contaminant Pollution


Milwaukee Riverkeeper seeks to conduct monitoring of emerging contaminants and develop educational materials and programs to increase public awareness about these contaminants. Project final deliverables include: printed and digital copy of a project summary report. Report shall include a summary of all activities conducted under this grant, as well as a description of and examples of all marketing, communications, teaching, and outreach efforts. Additionally, all data results should be included in the report. Specific project activities include: 1) As part of Riverkeeper\2019s water quality education program, share emerging contaminant information during eight classroom visits in the Greater Milwaukee Area; as well as share information with project partners. 2) develop fliers for distribution at 15 tabling events presenting emerging contaminant findings and information 3) Complete emerging contaminant analysis for all parameters listed in the application and associated submittals from a total of three sampling events. 4) all data uploaded to SWIMS. Special Conditions: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources intends to financially support the activities specified in this grant agreement, but the grantee is considered an independent contractor for all purposes, not an employee or agent of the department. This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Records, reports, and digital images must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional River Coordinator. If a consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Rivers Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

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