Volunteer monitors

Uncommon commitment keeps monitors busy testing water quality

Pat and David Hopf test the water quality of the Pedernales River and Honey Creek.

Certified Volunteer Monitor Resources


Other Water Quality Resources

  • The Volunteer Monitor, a quarterly U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) newsletter focuses on nation-wide volunteer water quality monitoring efforts (View back issues).
  • Volunteer Stream Monitoring: A Methods Manual, a U.S. EPA guide for volunteer programs, provides information on integrating physical, chemical, and biological water quality assessments to help readers understand the influence of land-use and activities on watershed health.
  • Guide to Freshwater Ecology, a manual created by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality covers a variety of toipcs related to freshwater ecosystems.


Other Water Quality Monitoring Information