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Conduct the experiement
  • Measure your local watershed water quality chemistry
  • Use the Midland ACS kit to measure 6 key water quality parameters
Contribute to the crowd
  • Outdoor classroom to do water chemistry
  • Add your data to the crowd source data map
Research your local water quality question
  • On your own or with the help of a local chemist
  • Celebrate your successes at the 2019 CERM regional meeting, Midland, MI June 4-8, 2019
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Latest News

  • The H2O Q partners announced: Grand Valley Metropolitan Council - Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds; Chippewa Nature Center; Huron-Clinton Metroparks - Lake Erie Metropark; Flint River Watershed Coalition; Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
  • H2O Q receives EPA Environmental Education Grant Dec. 2020. H2O Q: Science Based Environmental Education project will engage 5 sub-award partners for a hands-on research and environmental pedagogy training using the H2O Q Kit. These partners, along with CMU experts will then train an additional 40-60 teachers to use the H2O Kit to engage students in environmental research around water quality issues within their community. Each teacher will be provided with a H2O Q kit and support for classroom data collection, analysis and stewardship action.

​Upcoming Events

  • H2O Q Teacher Workshop
     September 9, 2021
     9am-4pm
     Chippewa Nature Center, Midland, MI
     Click here to register
  • H2O Q Teacher Training
     Aug. 24 & Sept. 25
     Huron Clinton Metroparks, Brownstown, MI
  • Groundswell Summer Institute 2021
     Aug. 3-5
     Wyoming, Michigan
  • NEMIGLSI Teacher Training
     July 20 in Rogers City
     July 22 in Bay City St. Park
  • Beaver Island Institute Training
     June 22-26
     CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island

​Contact Us

  • H2O Quality Team
    Central Michigan University
    350 Dow Science Building
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
    H2Oqchemistry@cmich.edu
  • Dr. Dale LeCaptain
    Director & Interim Administrator
    Central Michigan University
    lecap1dj@cmich.edu
    Phone: 989-774-3993
  • Gabrielle Likavec
    • Michigan Geographic Alliance
    • H2O Q Consultant

    Jennifer Lenon
    • Midland Public Schools
    • Curriculum Coordinator

    Janice Tomasik
    • Central Michigan University
    • Project Assessment Director

    Brian Becker
    • Central Michigan University
    • ArcGIS Consultant

    Lauren McCullough & Michelle Rivard
    • ACS Midland Section
    • Project Volunteer Coordinators