• 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.

FreshWater Watch launches in Nigeria

FreshWater Watch launches in Nigeria to monitor faecal coliform bacteria in freshwater sources.

  • FreshWater Watch scientists for Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai

FreshWater Watch improving waters in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai

Leading scientists present water quality research from Earthwatch’s FreshWater Watch programme in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Glowing algae lights up Shenzhen Bay

Sea sparkle phenomenon returns near Shenzhen, China.


World Water Day

Today is World Water Day – a global opportunity to take action, to make a difference and to be inspired by the vital role that water holds to life on Earth.

This year we are marking World Water Day with the London launch of Water Stories – a photographic exhibition by American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz.