Watershed Assistance, Watershed Management, Watershed Planning Assistance Pennsylvania

Watershed, Lake / Pond Management, and Stream Ecology

Water Quality and Pathogenic Disease Laboratories
The Drinking Water Testing Laboratory and Resource Center

Watershed Education - Watershed Investigations

Alkalinity, Ammonia, Bacteria, Chlorides, Conductivity
Dissolved Oxygen, E. Coli, Fecal Bacteria
Macroinvertebrates, Chlorophyll a,
Microcystin Analysis, Metals, Nitrates, Odor, pH
Phosphates, Temperature, Turbidity

Calculate A Water Quality Index
Conversion Factors Calculator (Pressure, Flow, Length, Volume, etc)
Water Quality Conversion Calculator

Groundwater Education - Environmental Restoration

Citizen Monitoring Programs

Education Outreach/ Training
Stream Flow Measurements, Water Budgets, Hydrological Cycle

Field Training in Applied Environmental Sciences
(Soils, Geology, and Hydrology)

Consortium for Scientific Assistance
to Watersheds Groups and Other Organizations
(C-SAW Program)
- Free Training Assistance, Grant Assistance

Septic System Maintenance/Operation

PA Perspective on On-lot Disposal (Not Hosted at Water-Research.net)

Homeowner, Private Well Owner Outreach Program


Mr. Brian Oram is a licensed professional geologist and soil scientist with over 20 years experience in applied earth and environmental sciences.  Mr. Oram has conducted research and consulting projects related to acid mine drainage ( AMD ), mine drainage, lake and stream monitoring programs, wetland creation and monitoring, filtration plant performance evaluations, testing new point of use water treatment devices and systems, hydrogeological evaluations, geological investigations, soils testing, soil morphological evaluations, water well drilling and construction, drinking water testing, mail order water testing kit program, and land reclamation. Mr. Oram has also been involved with Citizen Monitoring and other Environmental Training Programs for groups within the United States, Europe, and even the former Soviet Union.