Citizen Monitoring: Educating and Engaging Citizens through Monitoring Activities
Utah Water Watch (UWW) is a water quality education and data collection program that seeks to increase awareness about the importance of water quality and promote stewardship of Utah’s aquatic resources.
Earth Day is April 22nd! There are many activities occurring around Utah to celebrate and contribute service projects. Look for various events on our calendar and let us know if there are any you would like us to share.
Also, check out these upcoming BioBlitzes! The first City Nature Challenge is on April 28th, with events held in 5 different counties, SLC and Davis Counties are held at the Jordan River and Kay's Creek. Learn more at the Natural History Museum website.
Monitoring Season is upon us!
Utah Water Watch volunteers monitor lakes and streams April through October. Volunteers who need a refresher can find information here and/or attend one of our upcoming trainings. Check out the calendar for training details.
Data is entered into a database by volunteers and publicly available online at https://uww.usu.edu. Submit your data and enter a monthly prize drawing!
Register to become a Tier 1 volunteer today!
Sometimes it helps to visualize data. Check out the map showing statewide monitoring locations, organized by watershed and only including sites regularly sampled in 2015-2017. Click on the individual locations to find site information and graphs. Larger images available here.