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Water Conservation and Drought Monitoring Using Rain Gauges

Principal Investigator: Leeann DeMouche, Water Resource Specialist

Department: Extension Plant Sciences

Project Description: Using citizen volunteers from a community based science education program, data will be collected on weather observation and estimates of precipitation. The objective is to provide accurate high quality precipitation data for many end- users on a timely basis. This will, in turn, promote water conservation.



DeMouche, L. (2009, January). Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network. Trainings presented in Curry County, Roosevelt County, Quay County, & Luna County, NM.