Our Volunteers

    Our Volunteers

    Without our volunteers Utah Water Watch would not exist.  We appreciate all the hard work and dedication from our volunteers!

    Click here to view photos of UWW volunteers and from training events.

    Volunteer of the Year

    iluguioEvery year, we select a volunteer of the year and highlight them on our website and social media. Learn why they enjoy volunteering and continue to monitor. Also view graphs of their data.

    2017 Volunteers of the Year

    2016 Volunteer of the Year

    2015 Volunteer of the Year

    2014 Volunteer of the Year

    2013 Volunteer of the Year

    2013 Featured Summer Volunteer

    2012 Volunteer of the Year

    Monthly Winners

    We award monthly prizes for volunteers who submit data. Prizes include T-shirts, hats, water bottles, and otherBoys collecting macroinvertebrates fun items to show our appreciation. Simply monitor your site and submit your data online to be automatically entered into the drawing.

    2020 winners

    May - Paul Zuckerman - Jordan River - Mill Creek and Mountain Dell Creek

    2019 winners

    May - John Slack - four sites on South Fork of the Ogden River and Weber River

    2018 winner

    April - Richard Daly - Johnson Lake - Western Colorado River Watershed

    May - Sarah Morgan - Upper Valley and North Creek - Western Colorado River Watershed; Casey Hilburn - Quail Creek, Sand Hollow and Gunlock Reservoirs 

    'lnJune -  Andrew Judd - Lake at the Hills 

    July - Canyon Country Discovery Center team Holly Phillips, Kayla Sullivan and Lauren Isbell - San Juan River and Monticello Lake

    August - John Slack - 4 sites on South Fork of the Ogden River and Weber River

    September - Steve Tidwell - Red Fleet Reservoir

    October - Julie Brugger and Erica Walz - Pine Creek 




    • Prizes are only awarded for the months of April through October.
    • One winner will be selected for each month. No repeat winners during the same calendar year.
    • The selection for the monthly winner will occur three business days after the end of each month. To be eligible, your report for the month needs to be submitted by then.
    • The winner will be randomly selected from the pool of all volunteers who have successfully reported a monitoring event for that month.
    • Your name will be put into the drawing each time you report a monitoring event during the month. The more you monitor, the more chances you have of winning a prize!
    • If you are selected to be a winner, you will be contacted by email or phone after the selection has been made.
    • We will also announce the winner on the Utah Water Watch website and social media.

    Past Winners

    2017 Monthly Winners

    2016 Monthly Winners

    2015 Monthly Winners

    2014 Monthly Winners