Important Updates

22 March 2019


Conference Program

The full program, including detailed agenda, is available on the conference website and available for download as a PDF file. Please refer to the web program or download the program in advance as there will be no printed programs available on site. The same agenda will be available throughout the Conference Center on interactive screens and announcements will be shared throughout the Conference, highlighting networking opportunities and major agenda changes.

Save the Date!

Join us in the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado, on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains!  Visitors flock here to shred singletrack by day and sip fine craft beer at one of the many music venues by night.  Denver is the gateway to the vast recreational and natural wonders of the mountains and the Continental Divide. The addition of light rail from the airport to downtown is a boon to travelers. – VISIT DENVER/Bryce Boyer

The National Water Quality Monitoring Council will host its
11th National Water Monitoring Conference on March 25-29, 2019 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, in Denver, Colorado.
All water stakeholders—including federal, state, tribal and local water professionals, non-profits, academia, and volunteer citizen scientists—are welcome at this important national forum.

Attendees will have opportunities to network and create new relationships, exchange information on topics relevant to all water resources, as well as to develop new skills and learn about the latest technologies and techniques. All water resources, including lakes and wetlands, rivers and streams, coastal waters and estuaries, groundwater, and processed water, will be represented. The conference attracts professional papers and posters that run the gamut from monitoring and assessment to protection and restoration, as well as cutting-edge technologies and methods.

2019 Conference Themes Include:

  • Monitoring Water Across a Changing Hydrologic Cycle
  • Innovative Designs and Technology for Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
  • Monitoring and Assessment to Protect Human and Ecosystem Health
  • Holistic Water Quality Monitoring: Exploring Chemical, Physical and Biological Integrity
  • Tools to Mine, Share, and Visualize Water Quality Data
  • Effective Monitoring Collaborations and Partnerships
  • Emerging Risks in Water Quality
  • Measuring Effectiveness of Management Actions, Improvement, and Restoration Activities
  • Water Quality Prediction: State of the Art and Future Directions

Questions? Learn more about the Council and previous conferences at:  Contact the 2019 National Water Monitoring Conference Co-Chairs Lareina Guenzel,; Tim Oden,; and Marie Delorenzo, To get on our conference mailing list, please contact Philip Forsberg,