Here's how:

  • When you contribute a story to the archive, you register the waterbody in a national database of important waters.
  • You document the value of that waterbody to you and your community.
  • You help researchers identify waters where people swim, drink, or fish, so that those uses can be protected in the future.
  • You provide evidence that ensures environmental laws can be used to safeguard your waters.
If you'd like to contribute a single Watermark, please use the form below. Contact us for instructions on collecting and submitting multiple Watermarks.
Consent to Publish:
Subscribe to Watermark Mailing List:

The Watermark Project is still in the early stages.

Thanks for helping to build the archive and test out our submission system. Questions, comments, and feedback are always welcome.