Public Monitoring: Educating and Engaging the public 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.
Become A Utah Water Watch Volunteer
Utah Water Watch is a free program and is open to volunteers of all ages.
There are 3 steps you need to take in order to become a volunteer:
1.Fill out the volunteer registration form
2. Attend a workshop and become certified*
3. Work with the coordinator to choose a site to monitor
For more information please visit this website
*2022 UWW Tier I Training ScheduleMonday, May 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The USU Spring Runoff Conference is held nearly annually to provide a forum for interdisciplinary sharing and exchange of ideas on water-related issues in Utah and the Intermountain Region extending to all aspects of water science, ecology, policy, engineering, and management. The conference was held on Tuesday March 29, 2022 at the Eccles Conference Center at USU. Recordings from the conference will be posted soon.
Click the image for more information and registration.
The Bear River Celebration and Free Fishing Day is a free community event full of hands-on educational activities for youth and their families. After two years off due to the pandemic, the Bear River Celebration is back! The 18th annual Bear River Celebration is scheduled for Saturday June 11th, 2022.
Mark your calendars now for this fun event. More details to follow.
Click the image to see images and activities from past years of this event.
Utah's second STATEWIDE trails and waterways cleanup!
Thanks for your participation in this event, we look forward to doing it again this year in September 2022.
Remember, any trash collected has a positive impact!
Love podcasts? Love learning about Watersheds? Utah State's Instead podcast features one of our team members on an episode all about Watersheds! This podcast provides a lot of good information about watersheds, water quality, HABs, and more.
To listen, use the following link and scroll to
Episode 7 -"Through Watershed Eyes, with Dr. Nancy Mesner."
The Utah Drought Information System is a user-interactive webpage developed from a BOR WaterSMART project that aims at providing historical and forecast drought-related data to state professionals. This great database can be found at the Utah Climate Center at Utah State University's website.
Click the image to visit the Utah Climate Center's Drought Information System.
GottaGoUtah.org was created to give tips on how to properly dispose of your waste when you gotta go in the outdoors. Help keep our beautiful Utah trails and landscapes stay clean and safe by doing your part.
Visit our page to learn when you need to dig a cat hole, pack out your waste or find a dump station on your next trip.
Smallfarmneighbor.org was created to give water quality tips and tricks to keep your small farms healthy and your neighbors happy.
Click on the picture to find out how small farmers and backyard gardeners can protect our waterways.