Help us understand fresh water near you
We believe that we cannot truly understand what is going on in our rivers without collecting evidence to demonstrate how healthy, or unhealthy, they really are. We will use data collected by you during the WaterBlitz to identify clean waters, to pinpoint pollution hotspots, and to help inform where, who, when and how remedial actions should be taken.
In urban areas around the world, our natural water is suffering from pollution and other human impacts. You can help us protect our water by providing vital information on water quality, local land use, and nearby environment. We could never collect this much information ourselves, so we are asking you to help us.
This spring we're bringing the WaterBlitz to the Thames Valley for an eleventh time and to Dublin, Paris and Luxembourg for a second time. Having repeated measurements is vital to provide robust, scientific evidence, which can be used to make real changes.
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