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IOWATER is a statewide volunteer water quality monitoring program.  All workshops are open to any individual or group that is interested in water quality.  Upon completion of the workshop, you will be a certified Level 1 IOWATER Citizen Monitor.  The workshop is based on ten hours training, set up comfortably over two days, exact times varying depending on location.  Workshop registration fee is $25, which covers all program fees, meals, and testing equipment.  To register for any of the IOWATER workshops listed below, or for more specific registration information, please contact the individuals listed for the workshop you are interested in.


IOWATER 2003 Level 1 Workshops

Date City/Town Contact Phone E-mail
Nov. 15 Southwest Community College Sara Struckman (515) 282-0484
April 16, 5-9 pm and April 17, 8 am- 2 pm Johnston

Steven Witmer (515) 727-7765
April 30- May1  * Ames Jerry Keys (515)232-2516
June 4, 5-9 pm
June 5, 9am-2pm
Northwood at Keunnen's Quarry Jeremy Johannsen (641) 584-2211
July 9-10 Burlington Kim Perlstein (319)753-5808
July 30-31 Oxford Brad Freidhof (319) 645-2315

IOWATER – Making Waves of Difference Across Iowa – JOIN US!

* This workshop will be followed by the 4-hour Benthic Macroinvertebrate Indexing workshop (May 1 2-6 pm), contact for details