Call for Abstracts: 9th National Monitoring Conference

Working Together for Clean Water, the National Water Quality Monitoring Council’s (NWQMC) 9th National Monitoring Conference, will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio from April 28 – May 2, 2014.  This conference will focus on the many facets of water quality and quantity monitoring for improved understanding, protection, and restoration of our natural resources and communities. This forum attracts 800-1,000 water practitioners from all backgrounds, including federal, state, local, tribal, volunteer, academic, private, and other water stakeholders. Attendees exchange information about water monitoring, assessment, research, protection, restoration, and management; learn about new findings on the quality of the Nation’s streams and rivers, groundwater, estuaries, lakes and wetlands; and develop new skills and professional networks. The conference includes presentations, panels, poster sessions, exhibits, hands-on interactive workshops, field trips and Fluid 5K run, as well as time for after-hours meetings and networking.

Please refer to the “Call for Abstracts” at: for specifics on themes and potential topics of interest. For additional conference information or to submit an abstract go to:

All abstracts must be received no later than September 20, 2013.