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The following awards are presented at the conference.

The National Monitoring Conference is...

...a leading forum for communication and collaboration among the monitoring community. The conference explores many water monitoring issues.

Attendees represent governmental organizations, tribes, volunteers, academia, watershed and environmental groups, and the private sector. The conference is a showcase for new findings on the quality of the Nation's waters and for highlighting new innovations and cutting-edge tools in water-quality monitoring, assessment, and reporting.

Conference Proceedings