If you need to come by our office, please call or email to make an appointment.
Please note that monitors in need of recertification have been given an extension of their certifications until further notice. They will be permitted to enter data. Please check this post regularly for early 2021 updates.
Current monitors can continue to monitor water as long as they abide by all safety guidelines and requirements. Each monitor has a unique situation related to where they monitor, and with whom they monitor. Please use the following resources to make the best decision for your situation, and don’t hesitate to contact AWW if in doubt.
The AWW family mourns the loss of Marty Schulman: AWW monitor extraordinaire, mentor, celebrated naturalist, biodiversity warrior, and friend.
Marty volunteered with AWW and many other environmentally focused organizations including Ruffner Mountain and the Alabama Rivers Alliance. Besides monitoring our waters, he took the time to educate others, especially young people, to get involved with local watershed stewardship efforts.
Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) requires that states assess surface waters and compile a list of those that have become polluted to the point that they no longer support their Use Classification (e.g., Fish & Wildlife, Public Water Supply, Swimming & Whole-Body Contact, etc.). This list of impaired waters is known as the 303(d) List.
The webinar series will feature basic, intermediate, and advanced video tutorials in a live webinar format to help volunteer monitors and the public navigate the various water quality data tools available on the AWW website.
The data webinars will last approximately one hour.
Water monitoring has been a great way for our monitors and staff to get outdoors while maintaining social distancing. In April, May, and June (planning another for July!), the AWW Program Staff set out to conduct multi-site bacteriological monitoring blitzes near their homes in the Auburn area. Each staffer took on multiple sites on several waterbodies in Auburn. Take a look at what we found!
The first ever Alabama Water Watch Virtual Annual Meeting was a success! Although we weren’t able to meet in person for our Annual Meeting this year, we are thankful that we still got the opportunity to recognize and highlight our volunteers in a meaningful way.
If you weren’t able to join us for the meeting this year, read on for a brief recap of the events of the day…