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


Recreational use advisory issued for JL Curran Reservoir

(click here for more information)

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.


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).

What's Up with My Lake? Lake Forum

Thursday, September 18th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm;
Coventry Senior Center, 50 Wood Street, Coventry, RI 02816

Hosted by Save the Lakes this forum is designed to provide an opportunity for lake associations and lake management professionals to share their experiences and ideas in brief presentations followed by small group discussions. To learn more and to get a flyer to share click here.

Almost Full Moon Sept Paddle

Sunday, September 7th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm;
WPWA Campus, 203 Arcadia Road, Hope Valley, RI 02832

The day before a full moon the moon rises earlier so that we will be able to enjoy it a little longer on this beautiful evening paddle. Join WPWA on this delightful latesummer evening paddle heading upstream on the Wood River from the WPWA campus. Begin your adventure as the sun sets & paddle back as the almost full moon rises over the river. Sponsored by the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association, to learn more and to register click here.

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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