If you've been looking for a unique volunteer opportunity in the Quad cities, partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting an in-depth snapshot training event today, Thursday, December 12th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. In Davenport, Iowa.

This is a volunteer water quality monitoring event. It's an event that has been taking place since 2003 and happens three times a year. Everyone is welcome.

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Groups of volunteers will test about 50 sites in Scott County for nitrogen, phosphorus, chloride, pH, temperature, and turbidity. Other Parameters will also be tested. If that sounds like a lot, don't worry, that's what this training event today is for, you and whoever goes to it will learn about all of these.

No previous experience is necessary. Anyone coming from different educational backgrounds, and age groups are invited. This training is a chance for people who have been thinking about volunteering, and or for those looking to learn and get use to the water quality testing. You can also get comfortable with test equipment procedures. Experienced volunteers are always welcomed to this event for a "refresher course."

This training will last around two hours, and looks forward to teaching everyone how water testing procedures work and are done.The snapshot events gets underway in the spring.

This event is free to attend. You are asked to RSVP at info@partnersofscottcountywatersheds.org

To reserve your spot or to ask questions, or for more info, you can visit their website here. This free event is at 1200 E 46th St, Davenport, IA.

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