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Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training – Birmingham

March 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


March 24, 2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Alabama Water Watch
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Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Rd
Birmingham, AL 35233 United States
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Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training – Registration is required!

**This registration is for new monitors seeking certification who will go through the Online Courses and participate in an in-person Field Day. If you are seeking recertification, please contact the Alabama Water Watch Office.**


Training Description: Become a certified Volunteer Monitor through this hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity! 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 for training through this form by January 31st, 2023.
2. Select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification through this form.


On February 28th – 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 March 21st – 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 March 24th – Attend the in-person Field Day at the Birmingham Zoo 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 training.


You will receive additional details for each of these steps once you register. Contact AWW with any questions: 1-888-844-4785 or [email protected]