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Great UK WaterBlitz

Great UK WaterBlitz

Join the fight for healthy freshwater in the UK

Our rivers and freshwater habitats are at crisis point and we need urgent action. This year Earth Watch have launched the Great UK WaterBlitz to help build a national picture of water quality across the UK. With this data we can fight for real change.

Over the weekend of 7-10 June, we’re asking people across the UK to go out and measure the water quality of their local rivers. With this data we can build a snapshot of the health of our rivers throughout the country. We need good data so that we can take action to restore our rivers and freshwater systems. To take part, simply sign up using this link: Sign Up for the Great UK water Blitz and we’ll send you everything you need to easily measure your local water quality.

We are very grateful to our funders, the WFH Foundation who have supported the Great UK WaterBlitz.

Who can take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz?
Anyone who wants to help fight for better water quality can take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz. We want people across the UK to measure their water quality over the weekend of the 7-10th June so that we can create a national picture of the health of our rivers.

Do I need to have done water quality testing before?
No. The testing kits are easy to use and you don’t need any experience to take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz.

How long will the test take?
The test should only take about 20 minutes to complete the water testing.

What will I be measuring?
The WaterBlitz kit you will be sent will enable you to take easy measurements of the nitrate and phosphate levels in the water. You will be recording some simple visual observations of your chosen waterbody.

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Dates & Times:

07/06/2024 - 10/06/2024 - All Day

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Join the fight for healthy freshwater in the UK

Our rivers and freshwater habitats are at crisis point and we need urgent action. This year Earth Watch have launched the Great UK WaterBlitz to help build a national picture of water quality across the UK. With this data we can fight for real change.

Over the weekend of 7-10 June, we’re asking people across the UK to go out and measure the water quality of their local rivers. With this data we can build a snapshot of the health of our rivers throughout the country. We need good data so that we can take action to restore our rivers and freshwater systems. To take part, simply sign up using this link: Sign Up for the Great UK water Blitz and we’ll send you everything you need to easily measure your local water quality.

We are very grateful to our funders, the WFH Foundation who have supported the Great UK WaterBlitz.

Who can take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz?
Anyone who wants to help fight for better water quality can take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz. We want people across the UK to measure their water quality over the weekend of the 7-10th June so that we can create a national picture of the health of our rivers.

Do I need to have done water quality testing before?
No. The testing kits are easy to use and you don’t need any experience to take part in the Great UK WaterBlitz.

How long will the test take?
The test should only take about 20 minutes to complete the water testing.

What will I be measuring?
The WaterBlitz kit you will be sent will enable you to take easy measurements of the nitrate and phosphate levels in the water. You will be recording some simple visual observations of your chosen waterbody.

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