Online Data Entry

Program Contacts

Program Information

Monitoring Overview

What's Monitored

Becoming a Citizen Scientist

Volunteer Training

Monitoring Schedules and Data Sheets for printing

Current Monitoring Sites - Including Station #
- Lakes, Ponds & Reservoirs
- Rivers & streams

- Bays, salt ponds & harbors

Link to Bathymetric Maps of Some RI Ponds

Participating Communities

Program Partners

Monitoring Manuals

Monitoring Data and Results

Water Quality Factsheets

Research Connections

Aquatic Invasive Species

Cyanobacteria (Algal Blooms)

Success Stories

Additional Resources
- Science Fair -
Water Projects
- Volunteer Monitoring
- Educational
- Water Facts
- Agencies (Including URI)
- Organizations


On the bay, salt ponds or other marine water? Please help us by reporting jellyfish (or no) sitings via the jellyfish app
(click here for info)

Help your favorite resource - Participate in Local Events

Linda Green awarded the Elizabeth J Fellow award at the 9th National Water Quality Monitoring Council's biennial conference!.
Click here to learn more about Linda's award

Click here to see an interview with Linda about URIWW.

"Adapting the Watershed" Public Lecture series

Thusday, June 26th, July 10th, and July 24th, 6 pm;
Chariho Middle School Auditorium, 455B Switch Road, Wood River Junction, RI 02894

Preparing for climate change means building resilency into our built and natural environments. These free lectures, sponsored by the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association and the URI Coastal Institute, will focus on how communities, organizations and residents can be proactive. 

To learn more about the meetings click here.

Newport Film Outdoors

Thusday evenings throughout the summer at various outdoor venues on Aquidneck Island.
Two of particular interest are (click on the film name for more details):

  • Thursday, August 28, 7:45 pm - Emptying the Skies (song birds). Benefits Norman Bird Sanctuary
  • Thursday, September 4, 7:15 pm - Mission Blue (saving the oceans).

Farmers Markets - Statewide
Various days, times and locations

With spring FINALLY here our local farmers are starting to produce spring vegetables to go with the wide variety of locally raised meats, eggs, produce and more. Support local farmers, who help Rhode Island maintain its rural character, provide jobs, protect open space and water quality, all while providing nutritious, localy grown foods!.

Click here to learn more.

Walk, hikes, paddles and cruises
See a complete list of outdoor events at "What Grows On in Rhode Island"

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