Armed with smartphones, test strips, and sample containers, citizen scientists are testing water for nitrates in Iowa, and assisting researchers in the process.
A team of flood chasers are monitoring water quality in an Australian estuary, and putting new automated tools to work in the process.
Researchers at Cornell have found that road salt runoff flowing into streams near campus reaches salinity levels on par with the ocean.
Last December, I talked to USGS aquatic entomologist Joe Giersch about his work tracking down the western glacier stonefly, an incredibly rare insect that lives only in the cold, glacier-fed streams of Glacier National Park. Those bug...