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The Department of the Interior is conducting a comprehensive review of all advisory committees under its jurisdiction; accordingly, they have determined that all activities of advisory committees (including their subcommittees and workgroups) must be suspended until further notice. Meetings, teleconferences, webinars, newsletters, and other activities will be suspended at least until September 2017. A notice will be posted on this website when we have clearance to resume work.

National Water Monitoring News Spring 2017

The biannual National Water Monitoring News highlights success stories and other relevant topics from across the monitoring community. Browse the current newsletter here.


FACT SHEETS: Using Water Quality Tools

The Council has released two new fact sheets on how to use the Water Quality Portal and Water Quality Indices and Report Cards tools. These new products were designed to help guide users in the management and use of water quality data.


Water Quality Monitoring: A Guide for Informed Decision-Making

One monitoring design will not fit all water quality management needs. This new series of Council fact sheets details the strengths, limitations and products of common monitoring designs. Learn more...

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All Council webinars are suspended until further notice.


See past webinars on YouTube!




ACWI Meeting Schedule (incl. Council meeting info)


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Do you have water-quality monitoring topics or issues you’d like to see in the next edition of the newsletter or covered in a webinar? Are there topics you’d like the National Water Quality Monitoring Council to address in coming months and years? If so, you can contact us with our new Suggestion Box!