Utah Water Watch
|Presented By||USU Water Quality Extension|
|Goal||Help monitor the quality of Utah's waterways.|
|Task||Test, monitor, track quality of local waterways.|
|Where||Utah, United States of America Utah|
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.
UWW is a partnership between USU Water Quality Extension and the Utah Division of Water Quality that creates a way for the public to help in monitoring Utah’s lakes and streams. This is a free program for volunteers of all ages to monitor water quality once a month and report the data to water managers.
UWW is a two tier program. Tier 1 collects monthly data for education and base line purposes avaliable to the public and water managers. Tier 2 volunteers have a higher level of training to assist watershed coordinators collect credible data for assessment and monitoring of nonpoint source BMP projects.
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UWW is a fun and informative way to participate in important scientific work. If you like being outside, learning more about lakes and streams, and helping collect critical water quality data then UWW is a great program for you!
To join or for questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 435-797-2580.
|Project Timing||April through October, but data is accepted year-round.|
|Special Skills||training is provided|
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors|
|Ideal Frequency||Per month|
|Average Time||An hour or so|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike|
|Tags||lakes, streams, water quality|
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