Understanding Water Quality Tests

Understanding Different Water Quality Tests

Water exists in every ecosystem, as it is vital to life. All organisms rely on water for their survival, and in aquatic ecosystems, plants and animals have adapted to live in water with specific conditions. We can monitor these conditions to ensure the health of ecosystems so that they can continue to serve as habitat to wildlife and provide us with valued ecosystem services. Read about some of the common water quality indicators, why they are important, and how we measure them!

The Tests of Water Quality