Register now for the Fall Snapshot!

Register now for the Fall Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Event! This is your opportunity to become a citizen scientist for the day and gather important data about the health of Scott County’s watersheds. The valuable data gathered by volunteers will assist PSCW in raising funds for water quality improvement projects in the county. No

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Snapshot Training Now Available Online!

PSCW recorded our Snapshot volunteer training that was held in February 2020. You can now view it anytime and learn more about how the Snapshot works and what materials we use to test water quality in Scott County! View the training here.

Register now for the Summer Snapshot!

Now is your chance to contribute to one of the largest water quality databases in Iowa to monitor trends in the health of Scott County’s watersheds! We will train volunteers to use lab equipment to test for pH, nitrogen, chloride, and phosphorus, among other parameters.  Some volunteers will also record insects and other wildlife living in

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GoFundMe Campaign

We are searching for funds to continue running our Snapshot volunteer water quality monitoring events to their full potential! This includes purchasing enough materials for 10-15 monitoring kits and costs for lab analysis. We appreciate your support!

Spring Snapshot Canceled

The PSCW Board has decided to cancel the Spring Snapshot volunteer water quality monitoring event, in the likelihood that CDC social distancing recommendations will be extended past April 30. The summer Snapshot is scheduled for Saturday, July 18 from 8-12 at the Eldridge Community Center. Stay tuned to PSCW’s website, social media, and email list

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Snapshot Supplies Donation!

Thank you to Scott County, Iowa Conservation for donating IOWATER materials for us to use for our 2020 Snapshots! This will enable us to increase the number water quality testing sites throughout the county and to continue monitoring for years to come!

New Partnership with Hach!

Partners of Scott County Watersheds has some exciting news: Hach, a leader in water analysis solutions, is a new partner with PSCW! The company has generously provided us with enough pH, nitrogen, chloride, and ammonia testing equipment to cover all three of our 2020 Snapshot volunteer water quality monitoring events. This valuable donation will help us

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NEW Snapshot Data Maps!

PSCW is proud to announce that we now have interactive maps showcasing our water quality data over the last 20 years! You can now explore the watershed that you live in and learn which Snapshot sites that we test every year near you. Click here to check them out!