Volunteers and professionals monitor Elks Run for key indicators of stream health. The map below represents the monitoring sites. You can click on the sites to see what monitors learned. The site closest to the Potomac River is the real-time monitor installed by the Harpers Ferry Water Works. It is updated automatically to show conditions.
Water Quality Monitoring Sites:
Featuring Harpers Ferry Water Plant Remote Sensor
If you have a smart phone, you can help keep an eye on Elks Run using a app called Water Reporter. If you see a problem in the run, you can alert the water utility. Or if you want to share scenic shots in your Elks Run neighborhood, you can upload those, too! Get directions to download and use Water Reporter. Learn more about Water Reporter.