• Professor Loiselle speaking at World Water Week (centre)

A citizen science revolution?

At World Water Week, our lead research scientist Professor Steven Loiselle, spoke at numerous seminars to share the achievements of you, our FreshWater Watch citizen scientists, with leaders and experts in freshwater research and protection.

The UK triumphs in the FreshWater Watch Olympics

The UK topped the leaderboard in the first FreshWater Watch Olympics with more than 100 FreshWater Watch gold medals collected in just two weeks. Hong Kong came in second with India close behind in third. 

Nigerian citizen scientists collect their first water samples

Community leaders in Nigeria begin using FreshWater Watch to monitor bacteria in water sources.

  • Earthwatch Citizen Science Leader Januarie Hall test a sample for FreshWater Watch

What does it take to become CSL of the Year?

HSBC Citizen Science Leader of the Year Januarie Hall describes why she became involved in FreshWater Watch and what drives her to achieve as much as she can with the programme.

  • The FreshWater Watch team and researchers at the conference

Growing recognition of the importance of citizen science

FreshWater Watch took centre stage at the National Water Quality Monitoring Conference in Florida to share our citizen science.