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James Carter, with the city of Havelock’s waste water treatment plant, lowers a meter to test levels of certain substances in the water at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina, June 27, 2019. Tracking changes in water quality is important to maintaining the health and livelihood of Marines and Sailors on base, as well as civilians in the local area, who depend on clean, reliable water sources. Water quality checks are done once every week to test the chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of the surrounding surface waters to ensure they are safe and abide by regulations upheld by the MCAS Cherry Point Environmental Affairs Department. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Micha Pierce)

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Water Quality Month

16 Aug 2019 | Cpl. Micha Pierce Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point

August is National Water Quality Month and the leaders of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point, North Carolina, and the city of Havelock, are excellent examples of combined efforts to ensure the regulations and policies of Waste Water Management are maintained to the standards set. Efforts to keep consistent tracking on any changes in water quality are important to maintaining the health and livelihood of Marines and Sailors on base as well as civilians in the local area who depend on a clean, reliable water source. Water quality checks are done once every week by the Navy Boat Docks on MCAS Cherry Point and the MCAS Cherry Point Environmental Affairs Department to test the chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of the surrounding surface waters and ensure they are safe.


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