Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring
Site 13 - Holiday Harbor
Site Name: #13 Mueller Pier at Holiday Harbor
Monitor (s): Richard P. Mueller
11/25/97 to Present
Is the site on Private or Public owned property? Private
Estimated width of body of water: 350 Feet across lagoon; 2 mile across river.
Estimated average depth of water in area:2 and 2 feet in lagoon, 5 feet in river.
Shoreline Characteristics: Bulkhead and Riprap at Housing; Natural Vegetation elsewhere; some mud, some sand.
Land Activities nearby (industry, farming, urban, etc): Residential housing nearby. Chicken Processing - 5 miles away.
Name: Richard P. Mueller
Site#: 13 Site Name: Holiday Harbor - St. Martin River
Location of Site: Bishopville, MD
Occupation: Semi - Retired Consulting Engineer
Interests and Hobbies: Occasional Engineering project, Church projects, Swimming 3 times per week, Golf 6 times per year, playing the Stock Market, Scuba diving, Snorkeling, travel.
Spouse? Children?: Engaged; 8 children by 2 previous marriages, 2 young children 11 & 13.
How long have you lived near the Coastal Bays? 10 years (+)
If you moved to the area, why did you decide to move? Quietness, Water Sports
What do you enjoy most about the Coastal Bay (Fishing, Swimming, Boating, etc.)? Looking, Boating, Crabbing, etc.
What do you like least about the Coastal Bays? ?? A lack of depth ??
What related experience do you bring to the program? Previous monitoring experience.
Why did you decide to become a volunteer monitor? I live on the water (St. Martin River) and therefore have a keen interest in maintaining and upgrading water quality.
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