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View Resource USGS National Water-Quality Assessment Program

Since its inception in 1991, the USGS National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program has been collecting and analyzing data about more than 50 major river basins and aquifers across the United States. The core mission is "to develop long-term consistent and comparable information on streams, ground water, and aquatic ecosystems to support sound management and policy decisions." Visitors can...

https://www.usgs.gov/mission-areas/water-resources/science/n...
View Resource Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring National Facilitation Project

"This Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring National Facilitation Project is designed to build a comprehensive support system for Extension volunteer water quality monitoring efforts across the country." At this website, the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) provides in-depth documents about why and how to monitor water quality and how to increase monitoring...

https://reeis.usda.gov/web/crisprojectpages/0201366-enhancin...