Upper Potomac Riverkeeper is in need of a spring through summer intern for a stream monitoring project that will assess the stream flow differences in two streams to understand the impact of an industrial stormwater pond. Shale excavation practices are required to capture weather event run-off into stormwater ponds and discharged into streams with pollution limits. This project is designed to determine the functionality of a stormwater pond during spring and summer weather events. The data will be used to advocate changes in a State certified discharge permit.
The internship is located in the Western MD, Eastern Panhandle WV area. Project is located in Gerrardstown, WV.
The position is a volunteer internship that begins May 1st and ends September 1st, 2017. This position will include some mileage reimbursement. You are expected to work at least 10 hours a week and possibly more based on weather events.