Dedicated to Community-Based Watershed Stewardship through Citizen Volunteer Monitoring. Alabama Water Watch (AWW) is a citizen volunteer, water quality monitoring program covering all of the major river basins in Alabama. AWW is a part of the Global Water Watch network.
The AWW vision is to have a citizen monitor on every stream, river, lake and coast in Alabama. The goal of AWW is to foster the development of statewide water quality monitoring by :
Educating citizens on water issues in Alabama and the world
Training citizens to use standardized equipment and techniques to gather credible water information using quality assurance protocols.
Empowering citizens to make a positive impact by using their water monitoring data for environmental education, waterbody restoration and protection, and involvement in watershed stewardship.