Clean Water Challenge

Water quality problems nationwide are serious – and solvable. Through the Clean Water Challenge, the Izaak Walton League will mobilize and train volunteers across the country to monitor 100,000 more stream sites by 2022.

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STEP 1: SNAP A STREAM SELFIE

Simply snap a photo of a stream that’s important to you, answer a few key questions, and share your picture on our Stream Selfie website. With each photo, the League is creating the first national inventory of streams being monitored today and ones that need to be monitored in the future. GET STARTED >>>

STEP 2: KEEP STREAMS CLEAN

Interested in doing more to keep streams healthy in your community? The Izaak Walton League has tips and tools to help, no matter what level of experience you have. LEARN MORE >>>

STEP 3: MONITOR YOUR LOCAL STREAM

You don’t need a background in science or expensive equipment to be a volunteer stream monitor. With simple tools plus targeted training from the League, you can start testing water quality in your community today! Here’s how to get started:

  • Visit our Save Our Streams web page for stream monitoring video tutorials, equipment lists, and tips for beginning stream monitors.
  • League staff can also provide in-person, hands-on workshops to teach you and your neighbors how to monitor streams for water quality. Visit our Events page for information on upcoming trainings. 

Join the Clean Water Challenge

Sign up to receive tips on keeping streams clean and progress reports on the Clean Water Challenge.

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