Water Rangers Training

The Water Rangers Program offers free training to teach participants how to collect and analyze water samples, document pollution, and report violations to regulators.

Training We Offer

Email waterrangers@sraproject.org for more information and to request one of these training sessions for your community.

  • General U.S. Training (Virtual): Learn about water quality monitoring and how to take and analyze water samples using test strips.
  • State-Specific General Training (Virtual): We currently offer state-specific training for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin. We also offer advanced training on topics like regulatory databases and public comment writing—email waterrangers@sraproject.org for more information.
  • Site-Specific Training (Virtual): Our team will compile information on a CAFO in your area and show you how to make a successful water monitoring plan for this site.

Upcoming Training Sessions

Water Rangers offers free training sessions open to the public. See upcoming training sessions and registration information below.

  • Thursday, February 15, 2024 6:30 p.m. CT - Illinois General Training: Register here.
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024 6:30 p.m. ET - Michigan General Training: Register here.

Water Rangers Sampling Demo

Learn how to collect and analyze water samples with this video demonstrating Water Rangers monitoring protocols. Attend a full Water Rangers training to gain the knowledge and tools to successfully monitor water quality for CAFO pollution in your area.

Water Monitoring Equipment

The Water Rangers Program has a limited number of water testing kits, which we provide to groups committed to long-term water monitoring. These kits include testing strips, safety equipment, and more. Learn about this opportunity during a Water Rangers training.

Email waterrangers@sraproject.org with questions or for more information.