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AWW Monitoring Training – Montgomery

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training – Montgomery

Online registration has met maximum capacity and has closed. Please contact awwprog@auburn.edu to be put on the waitlist. 

Training Description: Become a certified Volunteer Monitor through this hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity! Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.

Professional Development Hours are available through PowerSchool for educators who complete training. For more information, please email awwvolunteers@auburn.edu.

Follow these steps to get started:

1.  Register for training through this form by January 23rd, 2024.

2.  Select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification through this form.

On January 23rd

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 February 7th

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 February 9th
Attend the in-person Field Day at Montgomery Whitewater 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 training.

Field Day Schedule: 9am-4pm
8:45 am Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
9:00 am Bacteriological Monitoring Session
12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:45 pm Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
4:00 pm Adjourn

You will receive additional details for each of these steps closer to the workshop date.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs.

Contact AWW with any questions: 1-888-844-4785 or awwprog@auburn.edu.


February 9
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Montgomery Whitewater
100 Maxwell Blvd
Montgomery, AL 36104 United States
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Alabama Water Watch
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