World Water Monitoring Day encourages protecting water resources
World Water Monitoring Day, Sept. 18, is an international education program that strives to build public awareness about the importance of protecting water resources, according to organizers. The program works with citizens around the world to conduct basic monitoring of their local water bodies. For more information, visit www.worldwatermonitoringday.org. The day is coordinated by the Water Environment Federation and the International Water Association.
To learn about a local organization that monitors water quality, visit the Texas Stream Team website at txstreamteam.rivers.txstate.edu. The network of more than 1400 volunteers collects water quality data throughout Texas.