Water Monitoring


  • Kicknet
  • Helmet
  • Neoprene gloves
  • Sample jars
  • Waterproof labels & labelling tape
  • Cooler
  • Sieve & tray
  • Squeeze bottle
  • Meter stick
  • Stop Watch
  • Measuring Tape

The Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network is a national biomonitoring program which incorporates the collection of benthic macroinvertebrates for biological assessments of streams. This program involves the use of standardized equipment and protocols for assessing aquatic ecosystems. Currently, partners involved in the CABIN program include provincial governments, Parks Canada, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, academia, First Nations, municipalities, students and community groups.


Data Remains the Property of the Contributor
All data contributed to the data collection/storage infrastructure remains the property of the contributing organization. The user agrees that data cannot be modified or shared in any way without express permission from the appropriate authority of the contributing organization.

Access to Data Collection and Storage Infrastructure
CURA H2O/WET-PRO agrees to allow access to this data collection and storage infrastructure while the service is available, provided that the user follows these requirements:

The user agrees to permit only persons who have completed the WET-PRO online training course to use the Kit if intending to upload data to the data management infrastructure. By entering data, the user acknowledges that they have taken the online training course and have followed recommended procedures on the proper calibration/use of the contents of the Kit.

Confidentiality of Access Credentials The user agrees that they will not share the password to the data management infrastructure with other parties (without permission from CURA H2O/WET-PRO).