Article: What’s in the Water? Is it an Open Source Water Quality Sensor?

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What’s in the Water? Is it an Open Source Water Quality Sensor?

Open source technologies are revolutionizing the process of gathering data by making it more economically and technologically accessible to citizen scientists, data journalists, and those in resource poor areas.

This blog will outline several open source initiatives, currently in development, which are poised to make a big splash in water quality science.

First, we must consider some of the things open source water technologies might aim to measure. There are many measurements used to assess water quality and indicate different types of potential pollution.

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