Observation for everyone.

Collect Reports

Users create and share observations with geo-referenced photos and comments. Explore daily contributions from others in the community

Contribute to a Campaign

Share data from the field to support a growing list of volunteer monitoring campaigns that help keep a pulse our world’s waterways.

Turn Reports into Action

Work with groups to convert trash reports into cleanups, streamside erosion into buffers, and any other action that improves water quality

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Watershed observation and improvement at your fingertips

Activity Feed

Stay on top of the latest reports contributed by Water Reporter users. Add comments, explore a watershed, and observe any actions taken to improve water quality.


Start contributing to the latest campaigns to collect vital data on topics that interest you and help our affiliates better understand the watershed.

Start a Post

Share your perspective from your watershed with geotagged photos, comments, and hashtags


Search the entire community by individual, watershed, group, or hashtag

Download Water Reporter

Get our native apps and signup for a free account to help build a living record of experiences and conditions on the world's lakes, rivers, and oceans.

Add efficiency and reach to your monitoring program

Our platform and API support data collection, notification, and mapping services at scale so you can focus resources on your mission and growing your programs. Water Reporter lets you:

  • Mobilize your volunteers with data collection campaigns
  • Get notified, track, and resolve pollution reports
  • Portable maps for visualizing water quality monitoring data
  • Manage campaigns, maps, and data in one place
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    Plans and Pricing

    Flexible options that grow with you


    For individuals and volunteers



    For quantitative monitoring programs


    per month

    Trusted by a national network of organizations