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WQD | Outreach | AZWW Volunteer Toolkit

Arizona Water Watch

Volunteer Toolkit

Revised On: March 6, 2024 - 4:00 p.m.

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As an Arizona Water Watch (AZWW) volunteer, you will:

  • Receive training so you can collect and prepare water samples for testing
  • Help design a study specific to the waterway you will monitor
  • Collect water samples from streams or lakes in your Arizona study area
  • Help scientists find pollution sources
  • Monitor restoration projects
  • Play an important role in protecting Arizona’s waters

Contact us to schedule your first training  | Request to Join Today >

Volunteer Resources

AZWW Volunteer Handbook

Volunteers can use the handbook as procedural guidance for water quality sampling processes | View/Download >

Sampling Guidance

For certain types of sampling, more specific guidance is necessary:

Video Micro-Lessons

Volunteers can use these video micro-lessons as procedural refreshers for various processes required for water quality sampling:

Where Are the Water Monitoring Study Areas?

Current AZWW volunteer research locations include:

  • Butte, Fossil, Granite, Miller, Oak & Sabino Canyon Creeks
  • Gila, Santa Cruz, San Pedro & Verde Rivers
  • Luna & Rainbow Lakes

Water Quality eMap | Go to Map >

Don't live near a research area? Don't worry! Contact the AZWW Coordinator to find out how you can help.