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Utah Water Watch Photo Database

Jump to: Instructions for viewing and downloading data.

Instructions for logging in and submitting data:

This is where certified Utah Water Watch volunteers can submit their monitoring data. Below are instructions for signing in and entering data into the Utah Water Watch Database.

1.To begin entering data, click on the "Enter Data" button below. 

2. Once on the new page, click "Login" on the top right corner of the page.

3. Enter your Username and Password and click "Login". The Username and Password are case sensitive.

4. Click on "Input data", found on the middle left-hand side of the page.

5. Then, on the next two pages select your monitoring tier and your monitoring site name.

6. Now there are a series of four pages that you can input your data as it is written on your data sheet. Once you have entered your data, you can double check your responses on the review page. When everything is correct, select submit on the final page.


View and Download Data Instructions

The data is publicly available and anyone can view the data.  Search by water body name, nearest town, or county to find data from lakes and streams near you.

Information on searching parameters:

The search options can be done singularly or in combination, but the options are fixed and do not update based on previous selections.  For example, if you choose Salt Lake County, the Water Body Name list does not update to only show results from only Salt Lake County.

1. Tier


Tier is the only required search option you must select. You must select between lake and stream tiers. Each tier differs in the materials used to collect data, as well as the data quality.

Lake Secchi: Lake monitoring with only Secchi disk measurements (water clarity)

Tier 1: Entry level data quality that is used for educational and problem identifying purposes

Tier 2: Advanced monitoring data quality that is used for assessment purposes. 

2. Date

Search for data filtering by date. Use the calendar or manually type using the MM/DD/YYYY format. If you leave both the start and ending date blank it will return all data.

3. County

Returns data from monitoring sites located in the selected county.

4. Water Body Name

These are the names of water bodies that are monitored by Utah Water Watch volunteers. Some water bodies have multiple monitoring sites located on them. They are displayed in alphabetical order.

5. Site ID

This is the unique identification number given to every registered Utah Water Watch monitoring location. 

6. Watershed

Returns data from monitoring sites located in the selected major watershed.