Strength and Stability Through Coordination…
Virginia citizens have been involved in water quality monitoring for many years. Collaboration between citizen monitoring groups can provide a more effective approach to coordinating many of the basic functions of citizen monitoring; such as recruitment, protocols, and training. A citizen monitoring organization can also provide the individual monitoring groups with a louder voice regarding regional and state water quality issues.
- Coordinate existing volunteer water quality monitoring efforts
- Identify appropriate volunteer water quality monitoring methodologies
- Identify appropriate uses of volunteer water quality monitoring data
- Promote watershed water quality and stream health needs and issues