Dr. Janaki R.R. Alavalapati, Dean
School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences
3301 Forestry and Wildlife Building
602 Duncan Drive
Auburn, Alabama 36849-3418
This is the final component of a hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity. *You must register by August 2nd* Become a certified Volunteer Monitor with Alabama Water Watch (AWW)! This program The program is held in conjunction with the Alabama Watershed Stewards Program which is funded by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.
Follow these steps to get started:
1. Register online for training by August 2nd.
2. On the registration form, select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification.
On August 2nd:
Participate in the Kick-Off Zoom from 12-1 pm. This is not required for certification, but will help you navigate the training process and meet AWW Staff.
Use the link and instructions you receive via email following the Kick-Off Zoom to enroll in the Online Courses required for the certification type(s) you requested.
By Midnight on August 16th:
Complete the self-paced, online coursework for the monitoring type(s) of interest.
Introduction to AL Water Watch – This course is required for all monitoring types and must be completed to unlock all other AWW Online Courses. (1 hour)
Bacteriological Monitoring Course (90 minutes)
Water Chemistry Monitoring Course (2 hours)
On August 19th:
Attend the in-person Field Day at the Trustmark Bank Community Room in Prattville, AL where you will demonstrate your ability to conduct monitoring tests under the observation of an AWW Trainer. Participants will be expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding in-person gatherings during the trainings.
Field Day Schedule:
8:45 am Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
9:00 am Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
12:00 am Lunch Break (bring a sack lunch)
12:45 pm Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Bacteriological Monitoring Session
3:00 pm Adjourn Address: Trustmark Bank Community Room 3160 Main St Prattville, AL 36054 Contact: Sydney Zinner email@example.com (334) 844-9210 Register Online View this event online: https://www.aces.edu/event/alabama-water-watch-monitoring-training-millbrook/