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What to expect from the River Watch Program:

Schools that partner with River Watch gain access to expert knowledge, state-of-the-art water data collection tools, and a chance to contribute to the ongoing effort to study and clean up Minnesota's most precious resource.

The River Watch Program consists of:

- 1 In-Class Lesson on the basics of water science

- 2 Sampling Events in the Fall (September & October)

- 2 Sampling Events in the Spring (April & May)

Check out the River Watch Data!

Step 1: Visit the MN Pollution Control Agency's  Surface Water Database (Linked)
Step 2: Select "Project ID" under Search By...

Step 3: Enter "PRJ08066" under Project ID
Step 4: Select a Sampling Site

River Watch Schools

Becoming a River Watch school is easy & rewarding.

Contact for information on how to get started.

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Burnsville High School

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Cedar Mountain High School

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Hiawatha Collegiate High School 

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Mankato West High School

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NYA Central
High School



Sleepy Eye
High School

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High School

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MN New Country School

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Prior Lake High School

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South High School

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Chaska High School

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Loyola Catholic School

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Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School

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School of Environmental Studies

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Springfield High School

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Comfrey Public School

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Eden Prairie High

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Madelia High School

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Mankato East 

High School

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New Ulm

High School

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New Ulm Cathedral High School



High School

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Sibley East
High School


St. Mary's

High School Sleepy Eye



High School


St. Mary's

High School Sleepy Eye

Sampling How-To Videos

Sampling with a Rod

Secchi Tube 

Sampling by Wading

Stage Measuring

Sampling with Van Dorn

Repairing Van Dorn

For more sampling resouces click HERE

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