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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Become a Water Reporter

Tip of the Mitt uses the Water Reporter app as an essential tool in support of our monitoring and restoration campaigns.

Water Reporter users join an online community of individuals and organizations working to map and protect their local water resources. Developed by The Commons and supported by The Downstream Project, this mobile application for Android and iPhone has been deployed nationwide in dozens of watersheds as a way of crowd-sourcing geo-referenced images of waterways, and reporting water quality data and threats in real-time.


  • Download Water Reporter to your smart phone.
  • Create your personal account.
  • Join Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council (or your organization)


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Reporter App

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