World Water Monitoring Challenge
In honor of the 12th annual World Water Monitoring Day, San Diego Coastkeeper will host an educational event at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in early November 2013. Created to raise awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world, World Water Monitoring Challenge invites citizens to learn about the health of the their local waters.
To address our local water quality issues, fifth grade students from San Diego County schools will participate in the event. San Diego Coastkeeper, Birch Aquarium, and the San Diego County Office of Education are partnering to present topics on water chemistry, marine debris, urban runoff, and their impacts on water quality and our Areas of Special Biological Significance.
Although a local celebration of World Water Monitoring Day in San Diego, the World Water Monitoring Challenge takes place from March - December each year. Schools and groups are invited to participate through their own water monitoring activity during this season. To order testing kits and to learn more, visit the World Water Monitoring site.