Cheaha State Park, 19644 AL-281, Delta, AL 36258
This is the final component of a hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity. *You must register by September 20th* Become a certified Volunteer Monitor with Alabama Water Watch (AWW)! Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.
Follow these steps to get started:
1. Register online for training by September 20th
2. On the registration form, select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification.
On September 20th:
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 October 4th:
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 October 4th:
Attend the in-person Field Day at Cheaha State Park 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 trainings.
Field Day Schedule:
9:45 am Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
10:00 am Bacteriological Monitoring Session
12:00 am Lunch Break (bring a sack lunch)
12:45 pm Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
4:00 pm Adjourn
Cheaha State Park
Delta, AL 36258