Drainage Management Systems
Equipment stolen from Huronview experimental farm
Researchers discovered damage and theft of tools being used to monitor drainage and water quality.
An individual or group of individuals has been damaging, vandalizing, and stealing equipment from the Huronview Demonstration Farm near Clinton, Ont. The equipment is part of ongoing project that monitors different types of tile drainage to see if there are ways to mitigate the downstream effects of drainage on water quality.
“It’s mostly car batteries that have been stolen,” said Mari Veliz, the healthy watersheds manager for the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority. “We still have ways of collecting information,” Veliz said. “We will miss some data, but we will try to capture as much as we can.” | READ MORE