Assignment 6: water quality

Visit the laboratory of a water board. Ask for a guided tour and an interview with an employee. Questions to ask for example:

·         What do you look for when determining the water quality of a pond?
·         Which substances are critical to water quality? Please explain why this is so.
·         How do these substances get into the water?
·         Can you think of anything that could reduce the amount of these substances?
·         In which manner, and how often are samples taken?
·         Who decides whether or not you can swim in a public water area in the city?
·         Can you measure water quality from a distance? Please explain.