MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Watershed groups in West Virginia can apply for portions of $160,000 in funding to help develop or expand water quality monitoring. The funding is through the West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia University. It is making the funding available to groups in four regions that make up its 3 Rivers Quest program. The regions include the Monongahela River Basin, the Upper Ohio River Basin, the Northern Allegheny River Basin and the Southern Allegheny River Basin. Each region has been allotted up to $40,000. Grants can total up to $7,000.