River Health Checker app

Download the app

Record and monitor the health of your local river, brook or canal.

With thanks to funding from:

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Be a River Friend

The River Health Checker app is a simple app that helps you to monitor the health of your local water courses. Water pollution is the greatest threat to humans and the land we depend on, as well as the wildlife that depends on it.


  • GPS enabled for accurate recording

  • Species identification assistance

  • Aquatic invertebrate recording

  • Log water quality testing

  • Report water pollution

  • Android and Apple mobile compatible


The app is free to download.

The app has been produced by Yarrington Ltd.

Click on images below to view screenshots of the app

Water chemicals observation map
Aquatic invertebrate records distribution map
Water pollution visual sightings map
Wildlife sightings records distribution map