Aral Sea Story -
Information on the drying up of the Aral Sea which was once the
fourth biggest inland sea in the world.
Scientist Network - Includes a directory of water scientists
in Asia and worldwide listings of upcoming conferences of possible
Web - A web site built by the students and teachers of Casino
High School, NSW, Australia. Plan to present information about our
local waterways, projects and world wide discussion forums.
Topics: wetlands, platypus.
Authority - About programs to develop and implement a
long-term comprehensive program to restore ecological health and
improve water management in the San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem.
Environments - This large, comprehensive website details the
aquatic habitats, animals and plants of Canada
Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) - information about
releases of pollutants into air, water and land, from Environment
Basin / Watershed of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania -
Information hub and method of public outreach for enhancing
informed public participation in watershed management in the
Christina River Basin of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
Delaware's Pollution Control Strategy - Working through
Tributary Action Teams it is designed to educate about water
pollution prevention in Delaware's watersheds. Includes resources
to learn how to be effective in preventing water pollution.
EDF Chemical Scorecard
- Toxic Release Inventory data for the US. Sources and amounts of
toxic chemicals released to air and water. Also has information on
health effects and other topics.
Canada's Freshwater Web site: Frames version - Organized by
issue, the site is designed to educate us about the importance and
extent of fresh water in Canada. Topics include: the nature of
water, water management, policy and legislation, and water and
culture. Also links to other water-related Web sites.
Agency (EPA) Office of Water - US federal agency responsible
for protecting and improving water quality. Details of national
water programs, online library, local information, laws, and kids
Global Water Partnership
- They support integrated water resources management programmes by
collaboration, at their request, with governments and existing
networks and by forging new collaborative arrangements.
and Watershed Hydrology Lab, Oregon State University -
Conducts research on the hydrologic cycle, particularly runoff
generation processes in diverse watersheds. Includes publications
and presentations, information about opportunities for students,
and related links.
Engineering Center (HEC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -
Research, training, and software for hydrologic engineering and
water resources planning and management.
Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, University Stuttgart -
Lists areas of research, degrees offered, and publications.
Network on Water, Environment, and Health - Part of United
Nations University. Fosters the application of appropriate
technologies to meet water needs and assist environmental
industries in developing countries.
Isotopes in Water and Environmental Management - Uses of
isotopes (both stable and radioactive) and isotope data in
hydrology. Source is IAEA.
IWA Publishing -
Subsidiary of the International Water Association offering
information services on drinking water, wastewater and related
Journal of Water Science
- International electronic journal publishing original research
papers in the areas of hydrology (surface and groundwater), water
quality, hydrobiology, ecotoxicology, potable and wastewater
treatment and water resources management.
Marin County Stormwater
Pollution Prevention Program - Public education resource about
watersheds, water quality, and preventing water pollution.
Mexican Institute of Water
Technology (IMTA) - State-owned organization dedicated to
research, development, transfer of technology, and education
related to water management and conservation. Find details of
mission, infrastructure, products, and services. [Spanish,
Netherlands Water Partnership -
Water Information Network - Comprehensive database of the
Netherlands water community. Includes information on organisations
with their geographic/technical areas of expertise, water
projects, and international water events. Describes water issues
and projects in all parts of the world.
Riparian Forest Buffers - Illustrated document discusses
stream side forests as protection and enhancement of the water
resources of the eastern United States.
Rutgers university wetland delineation short course training -
Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory - Branch of the USDA
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) collecting water resource
related data to monitor the environment as it is affected by land
- Internet directory for hydrologic modeling, GIS, GPS and remote
Council on Water Resources - Purpose is to provide a
comprehensive information resource for water professionals.
UNESCO Water Portal
- Database access and worldwide news and information on fresh
water topics, including scientific policies, programmes, forums,
events, photos and links.
University of Florida
Water Resources Research Center - Funding research projects in
Florida, offering descriptions of these grants, information on
other water resource news and links to government and university
Minnesota Extension Service -- Water Quality - Information for
citizens interested in water quality, for water educators, and for
Extension personnel. Extensive collection of links and other
New South Wales Water Research Laboratory - Information about
research and consulting in hydrology, hydraulics, groundwater,
coastal engineering, and related areas.
News On-Line - Coverage includes water supply, water quality,
policy and legislation, litigation and water rights, conservation,
climate, and international water news.
USEPA - Biological
Indicators of Watershed Health - Water quality and how aquatic
life (fish, invertebrates, algae) is used to measure the overall
health of the nation's waters. Lots of links to state and federal
programs as well as other sites.
USGS -- Water Resources of
the United States - Home page for water resources information
from the U.S. Geological Survey. Topics include ground water,
surface water, water use, water quality, acid rain, toxic
UW Extension water &
natural resources - Information about water quality programs
and related environmental concerns in Wisconsin.
European Environmental Agency - Collection of reports, links,
and data sets on European water resources topics.
Water Bank - Site
dedicated to creating a marketplace for buyers and sellers of
water rights, water utilities and water sources such as springs.
Water Librarians' Home Page - Resources for librarians in
water agencies and similar institutions.
Water Online - For
water and wastewater professionals. Industry news, regulatory
updates, latest technology announcements and employment
Water Web Consortium -
Internet directory, webring, online forums, and international
workshops intended to promote the sharing of information
concerning water and the earth's environment.
Articles explore prehistoric and historic water projects
- Mailing list, technical glossary, and other information for
professionals. Focused on computer modeling for hydrology and
Waternunc.com - Portal site for water businesses and the topic
of water management, particularly in France.
Atlas of the Allegheny River - Describes what a watershed is,
how a water cycle works, and shows how the last glacier shaped the
western Pennsylvania/southwest New York region. Focus is on how
water workes within natural systems, and how human activities can
impact water quality.
Conservation - Reports on the status of water supply and
water-saving measures at various locations around the world.
World Water Day -
Focuses on international water issues such as working to alleviate
poverty and hunger, sustainable development, environmental
integrity, and human health.
The World's Water -
Supplement to a book by Peter H. Gleick. Comprehensive data on
worldwide freshwater resources and associated political, economic,
scientific, and technological issues.
Wyoming Water Resources
Data System - The Water Resources Data System is a
clearinghouse of hydrological and climatological data for the
State of Wyoming
IWA 2008 - Details
of congress and exhibition to promote sustainable water
management, held in Vienna, Austria. (September 7, 2008)