Indicators 1-17 of 17 indicators that match your search criteria:
 
Rank
Indicator
9
Acres of natural and restored wetlands
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Natural Resources
 
Keywords: conservation, ecosystem, environment, habitat, land use, natural, open space, restoration, runoff, water quality, watershed, wetlands, zoning
 
 
8
Quality of river water entering country / quality leaving country
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: environment, rivers, surface water, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
7
Monitored wells showing groundwater contamination
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
To be determined
 
Keywords: environment, groundwater, hazardous waste, health, pollution, quality, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
7
Number of days all beaches are open for swimmming
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Department of Public Health Services
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Health
 
Keywords: beaches, environment, health, ocean, pollution, recreation, surface water, swimming, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
7
Percent of streams you can drink from
 
Used by:
Sustainability Institute - Balaton Group
Data source:
Proposed
 
Keywords: drinking water, environment, streams, surface water, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
7
Fishable and swimmable river miles and lake acres
 
Comment: Number of chemicals monitored is limited.
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
The MN Pollution Control Agency
 
Keywords: environment, health, lakes, recreation, rivers, surface water, swimming, water pollution, water quality
 
 
6
Fecal coliform count in surface water
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control, Water Quality Monitoring Section
 
Willapa Alliance
Unspecified
 
Keywords: environment, fecal coliform, pollution, septic, sewage, surface water, waste water, water, water pollution, water quality, water treatment
 
 
6
Acres of closed shellfish beds
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: consumption, economy, environment, fish, food, population, resources, shellfish, water, water quality
 
 
6
Oyster Condition Index
 
Used by:
Willapa Alliance
Data source:
WA Department of Fish and Wildlife
 
Keywords: economy, environment, fish, food, habitat, pollution, water, water quality
 
 
6
Miles of rivers not suitable for fishing due to dioxin
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land and Water Quality
 
Keywords: dioxin, environment, fish, rivers, surface water, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
6
Bernie Fowler's Sneaker Index - water clarity
 
Comment: Chest depth for Bernie Fowler is about 1.5 or 1.6 meters. The index measures plankton blooms and suspended sediment.
 
Used by:
United States EPA Region 3 - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Data source:
Senator C. Bernard Fowler and US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program
 
Keywords: ecosystem, environment, habitat, pollution, surface water, water, water quality
 
 
6
Tailed frog population
 
Used by:
Missoula City-County Health Department
Data source:
USDA Forest Service, Lolo National Forest
 
Keywords: biodiversity, environment, frogs, pollution, streams, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
5
Compliance with dissolved oxygen standards
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: environment, oxygen, streams, surface water, water, water quality
 
 
5
Groundwater quality index
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Environmental Protection
 
Keywords: environment, groundwater, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
5
Bay grasses recovering, in acres
 
Comment: Bay grasses are a good measure because they aren't under harvest pressure and respond to improvements in water quality. They also produce oxygen, food for various animals, absorb nutrients and trap sediment.
 
Used by:
United States EPA Region 3 - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
Data source:
Chesapeake Bay Data Base
 
Keywords: environment, habitat, protection, species, surface water, water quality
 
 
4
Phosphorus concentration in county streams
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control, Water Quality Monitoring Section
 
Keywords: environment, phosphorous, streams, surface water, water, water pollution, water quality
 
 
3
Biological oxygen demand of county streams
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Health & Environmental Control, Water Quality Monitoring Section
 
Keywords: BOD, environment, oxygen, streams, surface water, water, water quality