Utah Water Watch

    Citizen Monitoring: Educating and Engaging Citizens through Monitoring Activities

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    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.

    Features

    CitSci Database

    CitSciUtah Water Watch is in the process of converting their database.  If you have any questions about data entry or accessing old data, please contact us at waterquality@usu.edu or 435-797-2580.  Legacy data is still available at https://uww.usu.edu.  Volunteers are asked to create a login on http://citsci.org and request to join the Utah Water Watch project.  While there may be some bumps during the process, we are excited about the additional features the new database provides for easy data entry, App capability and data and site visualization. 

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    Utah Water Week!

    Water WeekCheck back for a synoptic survey of the data collected by UWW volunteers during Utah Water Week. 

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    Read our latest newsletter! 

    UWW Spring NewsletterNews about the starting monitoring season, Utah Water Week, harmful algae training and research and more!  2018 Spring UWW Newsletter

    Monitoring Season is upon us!Monitoring temperature

    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!

    HAB Priority sitesRegister to become a Tier 1 volunteer today!

    Our Tier 1 training is scheduled.  Join our 80+ active volunteers to help monitor a site this year!  To find an upcoming training, go to our Calendar or find a list of locations and dates here.

    Map of Volunteer Data (2015-2017)Map of locations with graphed volunteer data

    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.