USA Volunteer Water Monitoring Network

Online Databases

Volunteer water monitoring programs’ online databases:

3 Rivers Quest
Alabama Water Watch
Aquastats (An online database for storing water monitoring results in a central location.  It can be used for beaches, lakes, streams and rivers, as well as other water body types.)
Canada’s Banrock Station Wetlands Foundation: Wetland Guardians Registry
Colorado River Watch
Georgia’s Adopt-a-Stream
Great North American Secchi Dip-in
Illinois’ DuPage County chapter of the Sierra Club Nutrient Monitoring Program
Indiana’s Hoosier Riverwatch
IOWATER
Kansas Pathfinder Science This database is actually an online mapping system organized by zipcode, so data locations will be somewhat generalized (if you’re interested in data collection in a school district or something localized such as that).
Kentucky Watershed Watch
Massachusetts’ Waquoit Bay (Mass) National Estuarine Research Reserve Bay Watchers and system wide monitoring
Michigan’s Alliance for the Great Lakes’s Adopt-A-Beach Program
Knowledgebase for the Gulf of Maine
Michigan’s MiCorps Data Exchange Network
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizen Monitoring Program
Missouri Stream Teams data and map
Montana Watercourse
Ohio Lake Management Society’s Citizen Lakes Monitoring (CLAM) Program
San Diego River Park Foundation RiverWatch Program
South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement (SCORE) Program
Texas Clean River Program – Brazos River Basin
Washington NatureMapping
Wisconsin’s Water Action Volunteers use DNR’s Surface Water Integrated Monitoring System Database (Use “read” “only” to login). Data are combined with biologist-collected data. The DNR’s Surface Water Data Viewer also links to the data.

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