AIS Program focuses on providing data for the harvesting operations and the long term projects of the AIS Program. It consists of the WQ Manager / AIS Management Coordinator, two AIS Technicians, two AIS Technician Interns and consultants with guidance and oversight from the Board of Directors and Water Quality Committee.
This department is responsible for several multi-year water quality improvement test projects throughout the Key's waterways.
These projects are the Laminar Flow Aeration, the West Channel Laminar Flow Aeration, the West Channel Bubble Curtain / Sea Bin Project, the Boat Backup Station. These projects require daily, weekly, monthly and annual sampling, monitoring, data collection, data analysis and annual reporting.
See TKOPOA Projects for more information on each project.