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Iowa’s Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program

IOWATER - Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program


What is IOWATER?

Simply put, IOWATER is Iowa's citizen volunteer water monitoring program.  IOWATER trains citizens to conduct basic water chemical, physical and biological measurements.  We provide you the equipment and tools you need to start understanding and protecting Iowa's valuable water resources.  Get involved now -- sign up for an IOWATER workshop near you! 

The IOWATER Mission: To protect and improve Iowa's water quality by raising citizen awareness about Iowa's watersheds, supporting and encouraging the growth and networking of Iowa's volunteer water monitoring communities, and promoting water monitoring activities as a means of assessing and understanding Iowa's aquatic resources.

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History of the IOWATER Program

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