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Virginia Water Science Center: World Water Monitoring Day 2007


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Information

Water Environment Federation

Sponsors

US Geological Survey

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Virginia Water Monitoring Council

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Virginia Department of Health

U S Environmental Protection Agency

Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Virginia Commonwealth University

Chesterfield County

Friends of Chesterfield's Riverfront

Virginia Water RRC

Adopt-A-Stream

Coordinators

Dana Roberts
Gary Speiran

About The USGS Virginia Water Science Center

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The statewide events webpage will be updated as more events are confirmed, so check back often.

World Water Monitoring Day is an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. The Virginia Water Monitoring Council is coordinating the World Water Monitoring Day activities in Virginia. The following information and links are designed to help you better understand Water Monitoring Day in Virginia and around the world and to participate in  Water Monitoring Day in a watershed near you.  World Water Monitoring Day 2007 is actually observed for a month, from September 18, 2007 through October 18, 2007. If you have information about events in your watershed, please email Dana Roberts, Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (dana.roberts@vaswcd.org) or Gary Speiran with the USGS (gspeiran@usgs.gov). Our goal is to have events in every basin in Virginia! Other USGS sponsored activities across the country can be found at http://www.usgs.gov/homepage/science_features/world_water_2007.asp.

Monitor your own stream - Take steps to officially monitor a stream in your watershed.

Register your own site

Participate at a registered site.

Prepare your monitoring equipment (Includes link to obtaining kits)

Monitor your site

Report your data

Statewide Events - Participate in a registered event near you.

Richmond-Area Events

Tools for Schools - Helping teachers and their classes participate.

Contacts - Finding answers.

Posting Data - All data reported for Virginia will be posted along with that of past years.

World Water Monitoring Days - Past Years

 

For maps and data from previous events go to:

Maps and data from Virginia Water Monitoring Day 2005

Maps and data from Virginia for World Water Monitoring Day 2004

Maps and data from Virginia for World Water Monitoring Day 2003.

Maps and data from Virginia Water Monitoring Day 2002.

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World Water Monitoring Day is an international outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world. Held annually between September 18 and October 18, the program engages communities in monitoring the condition of local rivers, streams, estuaries and other water bodies. Since its inception in 2002, more than 80,000 people have participated in 50 countries.

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