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World Water Monitoring Day-Arizona

World Water Monitoring Day

Squaw Lake on the Lower Colorado River in YumaEarth Team volunteers are joining the global community to play a part in World Water Monitoring Day.

World Water Monitoring Day (WWMD), a worldwide opportunity to positively impact the health of rivers, lakes, estuaries and other water bodies, takes place on Oct. 18. From Sept. 18-Oct. 18, volunteer monitoring groups, water quality agencies, students, and the general public can test four key indicators of water quality: temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, and turbidity.

Earth Team members will receive a free water monitoring kit and information on how to play a part in World Water Monitoring Day.

 

About World Water Monitoring Day

World Water Monitoring Day

World Water Monitoring Day was created with two major purposes in mind:

  • To serve as an educational platform to introduce people to the importance of water monitoring and connect them personally with efforts to protect and preserve their local watersheds

  • To expanding the base of information available about the health of each watershed over time.
     

Resources

World Water Monitoring Day is coordinated by the Water Environment Federation and International Water Association.  
 

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