- Water Science for Schools
- The U.S. Geological Survey invites you to our web site about water
science. The site is intended for use by students (ages 9-90!) and anyone
interested in water and the environment. "Water Science for Schools"
offers information on the many aspects of water, along with pictures,
data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and
test your water knowledge.
Word Dictionary - Compiled by the Nevada Division of Water Planning
- World Commission on Dams - providing
information and reports on multiple aspects of dam projects worldwide.
One of the Case Studies is specific for the US, that of the Grand Coulee
- World Water Forum - The
World Water Forums are part of an international multi-stakeholder process
addressing a growing global water crisis, including both threats to
flooding and inadequate water supplies. The Second World Water Forum
was held in March 2000 in the Hague, Netherlands, and the Third World
Water Forum is slated for 2003 in Japan.
- Center for Environmental
Quality - Information related to surface water and groundwater quality,
monitoring, drinking water, applied research and community outreach.
- National Environmental Training
Center for Small Communities (NETCSC) - organization provides training
and training-related information and referral services in the areas
of wastewater, drinking water, and solid waste.
- Sustainable Water
Resources Roundtable - a forum to share information and perspectives
that will promote better decision making in the U.S. regarding the sustainable
development of our nation's water resources.
- Water Pollution Guide
- A site containing useful information about the sources of water pollution
and the potential dangers it causes. It also gives a number of tips
on preventing it and ways to help keep our waters clean.
- Geological Society
of America Established in 1888, The Geological Society of
America provides access to elements that are essential to the
professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and
from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry.
of Blue Water Dash - Founded in 2000 by leading journalists and
scientists, Circle of Blue provides relevant, reliable, and actionable
on-the-ground information about the worlds resource.
- Arkansas Grand
Prairie Area Irrigation Project - The Arkansas Grand Prairie Area
Irrigation Project is a comprehensive water management plan designed
to protect and preserve the Alluvial and Sparta Aquifers. This project
also allows the continued irrigation of current agricultural crops and
reduces further depletion of groundwater aquifers, while continuing
to provide critical benefits for the millions of waterfowl, which annually
migrate through this region of eastern Arkansas.
- Columbia Basin Development League
- a non-profit organization that provides support for the Columbia Basin
Irrigation Project and its future development, protects its water rights
and educates the public on the renewable resource and multi-purpose
benefits of the project.
- Elizabeth River Project
- The Elizabeth River Project is an independant non-profit group working
to restore environmental quality of the Elizabeth River to the highest
practical level through cooperation of government, business people,
and local communities. This website describes actions that have been
done and how one can become involved.
- Missouri River InfoLINK
- A Clearinghouse of Missouri River Information
- Maine Lagoon Systems -
Profiles wastewater lagoon systems in the state of Maine. Its mission
is to promote and enhance the water resources in the state
- North Carolina's Basinwide
Planning Program - Describes North Carolina's activites associated
with its 17 major river basins. The site provides copies of basin plans
and links to the scientific information that forms the basis of the
Resources in Africa - An educational website developed by Peace
Corps in 25 African countries
- Perfuradores.com (Portuguese
language) - Site destinado a exploração e preservação
de Águas Subterrâneas
- Stream-Net Online - The Northwest
Aquatic Information Network
- National Urban Agriculture Council
- Advocate for site management, information, training and policy issues
related to use of recycled water and water conservating methods for
the urban landscape.
- Urban Rivers Awareness -
This Web site is being developed through the support of the Environmental
Protection Agency as one facet of a multi-disciplinary program to help
people in urban centers recognize that they live in a watershed, that
their actions impact water quality, and ultimately, that they can modify
behavior and have positive effects.
- The History of Water
Filters - An interesting and useful guide to drinking water and
water treatment alternatives, including both the history of water and
water treatment and present concerns of the water industry.
Water Resource Archives/Databases
- Aquatic Invasions Research
Directory - The Directory is an Internet-based, searchable database
containing up to the minute information on people, research, technology,
policy, and management issues relevant to aquatic invasions.
- National Sea Grant Library
- The National Sea Grant Library, NSGL, (formerly known as the National
Sea Grant Depository) was established in 1970 as an archive and lending
library for Sea Grant funded documents. These documents cover a wide
variety of subjects, including oceanography, marine education, aquaculture,
fisheries, limnology, coastal zone management, marine recreation and
Lake and River Ice Phenology Database - The Global Lake and River
Ice Phenology Database contains freeze and breakup dates and other ice
cover descriptive data for 748 lakes and rivers. Of the 429 water bodies
that have records longer than 19 years, 287 are in North America and
141 are in Eurasia; 170 have records longer than 50 years; and 28 longer
than 100 years. A few have data prior to 1845.
- Salton Sea Database Program
- The Salton Sea Database Program (SSDP) is an Environmental Protection
Agency (EPA) funded project at the University of Redlands to develop
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data research technologies
to support the effort to save the Salton Sea from ecological collapse.
- UNL-AgNIC: Water Quality Web
Resources - A database of water resources website available on the
- Water on the Web - A extensive
database with connection to a network of several water quality buoys,
manufactured by Apprise Technologies, Inc in Duluth, MN, that automatically
profile water quality data that is available in real time over the Internet.
Biogeochemical Database (NWBD) - The National Wetland Biogeochemical
Database (NWBD) is an effort to locate, collect and compile existing
biogeochemical information on wetlands of the United States including
Hawaii and Alaska.
Concern Inc - Environmental Concern,
Inc. (EC) is a not-for-profit, non-advocacy organization 501(c)(3) founded
in 1972 to promote public understanding and stewardship of wetlands
through experiential learning, native species horticulture, and restoration
and creation initiatives. With over thirty years of experience in wetland
affairs and home to the nations first wetland plant nursery, EC
has pioneered much of the technical tools and knowledge needed to construct
and restore disappearing wetland habitats and has earned a national
reputation for professionalism and innovativeness in the field of wetlands.