Niagara River Biomonitoring Study 2012: Caged Mussels and Semi Permeable Membrane Devices (SPMDs). Prepared by Lisa Richman, Ontario Ministry of Environment, Water Monitoring Section, Environmental Monitoring and Reporting Branch, Nov. 2015
The purpose of this project was to describe resident (June to Oct) fish communities (fish species and relative abundances) in the Niagara River watershed in relation to indicators of habitat quality, ecosystem quality and overall biologic diversity. Citation: Yagi A.R and C. Blott. 2012. Niagara River Watershed Fish Community Assessment (1997 to 2011) Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources unpublished report 168pp + appendices
Results from the Niagara River Upstream/Downstream program to measure the concentrations/loads and trends of contaminants in the river, 2001-02 & 2004-05. Data are compared to the most stringent water quality criteria available from the four agencies, to provide an indication of potential impairment of beneficial uses. Use of these data for any other purpose is at the discretion of the user.
A special report by the International Joint Commission under the 1978 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement on the pollution in the Niagara River. January 20, 1981.