Study design is an essential component of any water quality monitoring program, to ensure the quality of the data you collect, methods, equipment, and technologies for monitoring programs. The courses in this online school will assist you in constructing and evaluating your volunteer monitoring program.

"Study design is vital for the success of any volunteer monitoring program, regardless of what your data use goals are"

- Barb Horn, River Watch of Colorado

Hi, we're the Water Data Collaborative!

We're a partnership of like-minded organizations, aiming to link citizens, technology, and action to protect water resources. Study design is a vital piece of that puzzle that will help elevate volunteer monitoring nationwide.