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How to enter your data onto the River Detectives portal 1. Sign into to your River Detectives login.

Note: If you have forgotten your login or password, click on the sign in button, and then click the Forgot Password? In the alert box, use your email address and select Reset Password.

Note: If you try and go to a secure page without signing in the following will pop up prompting you to enter your username and password.

2. Once you are signed in you can now enter data under the Let’s test and record tab. Then select the record now button for the parameter you wish to record. E.g. Water quality.

3. Once you select the record now button you will then see the following screen. Please complete the data you have collected.

If you would like more information about each of the tests, water quality, waterbugs or habitat assessment you can click on the heading (or specific topic) from the main Let’s test and record page or Help me test link or and record page.

Don’t forget to check the date here is the date you collected the data! Make sure you select the correct site if you have more than one allocated to your group.

Enter your result, click off the entry box and the ‘i’ will highlight, this will allow you to see your result rating (coloured fish)

If you have photos of your site (try the same spot/ same direction – photo point. Please ensure you don’t have faces of students in these photos.

Submit your data and explore your results!