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May 2019

Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Baldwin County

May 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Graham Creek Nature Preserve – Kayak Launch, Wolf Bay Dr
Foley, AL 36535 United States
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Free

Trainer: Jackie McGonigal and Homer Singleton Workshop Contact: Homer Singleton Workshop Contact Email: 1fishawk@gmail.com Workshop Contact Phone:251-597-3455 Workshop Location:  Graham Creek Nature Preserve 23030 Wolf Bay Drive Foley, AL 36535 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.  

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June 2019

Alabama Rivers Educator Workshop – Camp McDowell

June 5, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Camp McDowell, 105 Delong Rd
Nauvoo, AL 35578 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 5PM TODAY!!! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch's new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama's rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon.…

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Alabama Rivers Workshop – Spanish Fort

June 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Office, 30571 Five Rivers Boulevard
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama’s rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon. When:…

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2019 Alabama Water Watch Annual Meeting

June 22, 2019
Historic Blakeley State Park, 34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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Registration is now closed.   Save the date for the 2019 AWW Annual Meeting at Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, AL

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Pre-Annual Meeting Water Chemistry Recertification

June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Historic Blakeley State Park, 34745 State Hwy 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36527 United States
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Free

This recertification session will be held before the AWW Annual Meeting from 8:00-9:00 AM Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith awwprog@auburn.edu 334-844-4785 Workshop Location: Blakeley State Park - specific location details coming soon

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July 2019

CANCELLED Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Lee County AL

July 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM FOR REGISTRATION. Trainers: AWW Staff Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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Alabama Watershed Steward Program

July 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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$10

*This workshop and related materials have been developed by the Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership. Alabama Water Watch is a partner for this program.* Join us for the first opportunity to become an Alabama Watershed Steward!  Facilitators: Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership and AWW Staff Workshop Cost: $10 + tax (catered lunch provided) Workshop Contact: Nikki Dictson Phone:  979-575-4424 Email: ndictson@auburn.edu Website: https://aub.ie/pepperell Workshop Location:  CASIC Building, Room 109 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description:  Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is…

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Alabama Rivers Workshop – Lee County Historical Society

July 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - July 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Lee County Historical Society, 6500 Stage Road
Loachapoka, AL 36865 United States
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$35

If you are coming in far from town and need lodging, requests must be submitted before July 1! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as…

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Cullman County

July 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverwood Outdoors, 7581 County Road 35
Bremen, AL 35033 United States
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Free

Trainers: Taylor Steele and Stephen Morros Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Riverwood Outdoors 7581 County Road 35 Bremen, AL 35033 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life. Workshop Cancellation Disclaimer: Please register early. Workshops will be cancelled 7 days prior to the event in the case of low…

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Winston County

July 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arley Fire Department, Helican Rd Rt 71
Arley, AL 35541 United States
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Trainer: Stephen Morros Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Arley Fire Department Helican Rd Rt 71 Arley, AL 35541 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Lee County

July 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alabama Water Watch, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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Free

Trainer: AWW Staff Workshop Contact: Sydney Smith Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  CASIC Building 559 Devall Drive Auburn, AL 36849 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy waterbodies.

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop -Dauphin Island

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium, 101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, AL 36528 United States
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Free

Trainer: Cade Kistler Workshop Contact: Braxton Orso or Mobile Baykeeper Workshop Contact Email: borso@mobilebaykeeper.org Workshop Contact Phone: 251-422-8105 (Braxton) or 251-433-4229 (Mobile Baykeeper Office) Workshop Location:  Dauphin Island Sea Lab - DISL Shelby Auditorium 101 Bienville Blvd Dauphin Island AL, 36528 CLICK HERE TO VIEW A FACILITY MAP OF DAUPHIN ISLAND SEA LAB Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are…

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Dale County

July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dale County Extension Office, 202 AL-123
Ozark, AL 36360 United States
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Trainers: AWW Staff Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Dale County Extension Office 202 South Highway 123 Ozark, AL 36360 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor!  Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.DaleDa

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August 2019

Alabama Watershed Stewards Program

August 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Opelika SportsPLEX, 1001 Andrews Rd
Opelika, AL 36801 United States
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$10

*This workshop and related materials have been developed by the Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership. Alabama Water Watch is a partner for this program.* Join us for the first opportunity to become an Alabama Watershed Steward!  Facilitators: Pepperell Branch Watershed Partnership and AWW Staff Workshop Cost: $10 + tax (catered lunch provided) Workshop Contact: Nikki Dictson Phone:  979-575-4424 Email: ndictson@auburn.edu Website: https://aub.ie/pepperell Workshop Location:  Opelika SportsPLEX 1001 Andrews Rd Opelika, AL 36801 Workshop Description:  Alabama Watershed Stewards (AWS) is a statewide…

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September 2019

Alabama Water Resources Symposium & Conference

September 4, 2019 - September 6, 2019
Perdido Beach Resort, 27200 Perdido Beach Blvd.
Orange Beach, AL United States
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The Alabama Water Resources Conference is the premiere water conference in the state. It was established in 1986, and has provided a forum for showcasing emerging research, education, and outreach in all aspects of water resources. Important dates for the 2019 Conference are below: June 1 // 2019 Conference Registration Opens June 30 // Deadline to Submit Abstracts (Oral and Poster) July 15 // Selected Oral and Poster Presenters Notified July 25 // Deadline for Notified Presenters to Confirm Presentations…

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West Point Lake History Cruise

September 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pyne Road Park, 481 Roanoke Rd
LaGrange, GA 30240 United States
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$20

*This event is coordinated by the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper* Friday, September 6 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Pyne Road Park Join us aboard the West Point Lake Floating Classroom to learn about the history of the Middle Chattahoochee River and West Point Lake! The cruise will feature insights from a number of local experts: Bill Deutsch, author of Alabama Rivers: A Celebration and Challenge, retired Auburn University aquatic ecologist, and co-founder of the organization Alabama Water Watch, will enlighten us about how the…

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Alabama Rivers Workshop – Turtle Point Science Center

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Turtle Point Science Center, 20959 US-31
Flomaton, AL 36441 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama’s rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon. When:…

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Alabama Coastal Foundation Oyster Fest

September 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Clay Brewing Company, 704 North Railroad Avenue
Opelika, AL 36801 United States
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$20 – $40

**This event is hosted by Alabama Coastal Foundation and is for adults 21 and older. Visit their website for more information: www.joinacf.org When: Tuesday, September 24 6:30 - 9:00 pm Where: Red Clay Brewing Company & The Depot 704 N. Railraod Ave Opelika, AL 36801 Tickets are $20 - $40. View Event Flyer HERE! Event Website: https://redclaybrewoysterfest.eventbrite.com/?aff=AlabamaCoastalFoundation  

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November 2019

Alabama Rivers Workshop – Cheaha State Park

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cheaha State Park, 19644 AL-281
Delta, AL 36258 United States
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$35

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!! Calling all educators, outreach and Extension specialists, classroom teachers and volunteers who work with 4th-12th grades! SAVE THE DATE for a new workshop series based on AWW Founder Dr. Bill Deutsch’s new book, Alabama Rivers, A Celebration and Challenge. The workshop will cover a brand-new curriculum based on the book, and will cover natural and human history, geology, geography, and many more topics as they relate to Alabama’s rivers. More information on venues and registration coming soon. When:…

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Mobile County

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of South AL, 5871 USA Dr. N
Mobile, AL 36688 United States
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Free

Trainers: Mimi Fearn, Jason Kudulis, Jackie Wilson Workshop Contact Email: mfearn2307@gmail.com Workshop Contact Phone: 251-654-2971 Workshop Location:  University of South Alabama Life Sciences Building Room 335 5871 USA Dr N Mobile, AL 36688 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy…

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Friends of the Locust Fork River – River Clean Ups

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

*This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch. See Friends of the Locust Fork River website for more information.* https://www.friendsofthelocustforkriver.org/river-clean-ups.html Friends of the Locust Fork River participates in People Against a Littered State (PALS) Adopt-a-Stream Program.  Each second Saturday FLFR volunteers clean up the areas at Swann Covered Bridge, Mardis Mill Falls, and Taylor Ford - a FLFR leader provides bags, gloves, trash grabbers, etc. With more volunteers FLFR could clean up more river sites such as Horton Mill Covered…

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Water Chemistry Monitoring Workshop – Birmingham Zoo

November 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223 United States
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Trainers: Hana Berres and Flo Peters Workshop Contact Email: (Hana) hana.berres@jccal.org and (Flo) florencepeters42@outlook.com Workshop Contact Phone: 205-223-9261 Workshop Location:  Birmingham Zoo Learning Center (Near New Front Entrance) 2360 Cahaba Rd Birmingham, AL 35223 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Test physical and chemical characteristics of water to determine pollution sources and long-term trends in water quality. Six variables are measured with a customized test kit, and results can be compared with water quality standards that define conditions for healthy…

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Birmingham Zoo

November 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Birmingham Zoo Lodge, 2630 Cahaba Rd
Birmingham, AL 35223 United States
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Trainer: Taylor Steele Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location: Birmingham Zoo Lodge 2630 Cahaba Road Birmingham, AL 35223 Workshop Description: Get certified as a volunteer water bacteriological monitor! Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Baldwin County

November 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Auditorium at Weeks Bay Reserve, 11300 US Hwy 98
Fairhope, AL 36532 United States
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Trainer: Mike Shelton Workshop Contact Email: mike.shelton@dcnr.alabama.gov Workshop Contact Phone: 251-490-8968 Workshop Location: Weeks Bay Reserve Auditorium  11300 US Hwy 98 Fairhope, AL 36532 Workshop Description: Get certified as a volunteer water bacteriological monitor! Learn to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water is safe for drinking, swimming and aquatic life.

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Alabama Coastal Foundation – Connect to Your Coast Mobile

November 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Serda Brewing Company, 600 Government St
Mobile, AL 36602 United States
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*This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch. See Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) website for more information.* Connect to Your Coast at Serda Brewing Company (600 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602)! Stop by on Thursday, November 21 anytime from 4-10pm to Connect to Your Coast. During the time of the event, Serda Brewing has graciously offered to donate $1/ pint sold! All proceeds from CTYC events benefit the habitat restoration and environmental education programs provided to the State of…

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December 2019

Alabama Coastal Foundation – Connect to Your Coast Cullman

December 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goat Island Brewing, 1646-A John H Cooper Dr SE
Cullman, AL 35055 United States
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*This event is not hosted by Alabama Water Watch. See Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) website for more information.* Connect to Your Coast at Goat Island Brewing (1646-A John H Cooper Dr SE Cullman, Alabama 35055)! Stop by on Friday, December 6 anytime from 2-9pm to Connect to Your Coast. During the time of the event, Goat Island Brewing has graciously offered to donate $1/ pint sold! All proceeds from CTYC events benefit the habitat restoration and environmental education programs provided…

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January 2020

Bankhead National Forest Water Monitoring Workshop

January 22 - January 23
Double Springs Municipal Building, 23415 Highway 195 S
Double Springs, AL 35553 United States
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Alabama Water Watch, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is excited to announce the launch of a new water monitoring project in the National Forests in Alabama! This project’s goal is to promote citizens to discover the national forests in Alabama…by monitoring their waters!  Volunteer citizens will gather water chemistry and bacteriological monitoring data on select stream locations within the National Forests in Alabama. Three, 2-day water quality monitoring workshops will be held in January through February 2020 for…

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February 2020

Tuskegee National Forest Water Monitoring Workshop

February 7 - February 8
CASIC Building, 559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36849 United States
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Alabama Water Watch, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is excited to announce the launch of a new water monitoring project in the National Forests in Alabama! This project’s goal is to promote citizens to discover the national forests in Alabama…by monitoring their waters!  Volunteer citizens will gather water chemistry and bacteriological monitoring data on select stream locations within the National Forests in Alabama. Three, 2-day water quality monitoring workshops will be held in January through February 2020 for the…

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Conecuh National Forest Water Monitoring Workshop

February 19 - February 20
Covington County Extension Office, 23952 AL-55
Andalusia, AL 36420 United States
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Alabama Water Watch, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is excited to announce the launch of a new water monitoring project in the National Forests in Alabama! This project’s goal is to promote citizens to discover the national forests in Alabama…by monitoring their waters!  Volunteer citizens will gather water chemistry and bacteriological monitoring data on select stream locations within the National Forests in Alabama. Three, 2-day water quality monitoring workshops will be held in January through February 2020 for…

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March 2020

Bacteriological Monitoring Workshop – Winston County

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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THE TIME AND LOCATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP HAS CHANGED. PLEASE CONTACT ALABAMA WATER WATCH AT 334-844-4785 OR awwprog@auburn.edu FOR DETAILS. Trainers: Sergio RuizCordova and Sydney Smith Workshop Contact Email: awwprog@auburn.edu Workshop Contact Phone: 334-844-4785 Workshop Location:  Smith Lake Civic Association 2155 County Road 43 Jasper, AL 35504 Workshop Description: Become a certified volunteer water quality monitor! Learn how to detect levels of E.coli and other coliform bacteria in water as indicators of contamination. Determine if water meets water quality standards for drinking, swimming, and aquatic…

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