Protection Agency Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water - This Office at EPA works to ensure
safe drinking water and to protect the quality of the Nation's
Drinking Water Supply. The site features drinking water and health
information, kid's pages, and drinking water publications and
for Water Efficiency - Non-profit organization dedicated to
the efficient and sustainable use of water. Serves as a North
American advocate for water efficient products and programs, and
provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts.
American Water Works
Association - International nonprofit scientific and
educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water
quality and supply. Represents treatment plant operators and
managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers,
academicians, regulators, and others.
Arsenic in Drinking Water - EPA compendium of research related
to determining safe levels and setting new standards.
ASDWA - Association of State
Drinking Water Administrators - Includes publications and
position papers on a variety of technical and U.S. regulatory
topics related to drinking water supply and its protection.
Association of Metropolitan
Water Agencies - Resources and information on drinking water
related regulations and legislation.
- Contaminant Interactions - USGS applied environmental
engineering research project which focuses on monitoring of
pathogens in US water supplies. Site tells how environmental
microbiology is done, and describes facilities, capabilities,
collaborators. Some online articles.
California Urban Water Use - Regional and statewide urban
water use estimates derived from a database comprised of annual
DWR surveys of urban water agencies used for urban water use
Association - A consortium of investor-owned water utilities
providing water utility services to customers throughout
California. Site has information on drinking water standards,
water treatment, and related topics.
CBC Backgrounder: Water Treatment Methods - Primer on drinking
water treatment, particularly methods used in Canada's public
Water and Health Basics - U.S. EPA Office of Ground Water and
Drinking Water information on drinking water and health, including
the National Primary Drinking Water Standards, fact sheets on
specific drinking water contaminants, and guidance regarding
Cryptosporidium for people with compromised immune systems.
Information Resources - Comprehensive collection of
information about the safety and quality of drinking water.
Drinking Water Treatment
- Provides information on residential water treatment and
commercial water treatment. Include videos on drinking water
quality and information on drinking water service providers.
Independent Laboratory for Environmental Studies - ILES is a
scientific non profit organization aiming to make information on
quality of drinking water from soil, groundwater and rivers better
available in the Ukraine.
Is Your Drinking Water
Safe? - Water professional offers to answer questions about
water quality and water treatment processes.
King County Drinking Water - A technical summary about where
they get their drinking water in King County, who manages drinking
water, and how it is managed.
Lifewater Canada - A
Christian, non-profit organization helping rural poor (around the
world) obtain safe drinking water. Lifewater Canada trains people
to drill safe drinking water wells and build water pumps (handpumps).
On-line resources include a 100-page water well drilling and hand
Magnesium in Drinking Water
- Describes the health benefits of magnesium.
Mohawk Valley Water Authority
- Offers water quality reports, list of board of directors, and
information about the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Drinking Water Clearinghouse - Information primarily for and
about small community drinking water systems. Includes fact
sheets, educational materials, and information on water treatment
technologies successfully used in small U.S. community water
Drinking Water Clearinghouse - NDWC offers technical
assistance and information about drinking water treatment,
management, distribution, infrastructure, Safe Drinking Water Act
regulations, and ground, surface and water conservation for
America's small, rural communities.
Natural Resources Defense Council - Resources on drinking
water, from levels of Arsenic in drinking water to the quality of
Safe Drinking Water is
Essential - Over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking
water worldwide. Learn more about this problem and explore
possible solutions in this virtual exhibition.
Texas Regional Water Planning - SCTRWPG has been reviewing and
evaluating water supply options for South Central Texas. Technical
reports, presentations, general information, surveys, maps, and a
guestbook can be found on this site.
Sulfate in Drinking Water - Sulfate is a naturally occurring
constituent in water. Site presents information on research by the
U.S. EPA Office of Drinking Water into health aspects of sulphate
-- Blackland Research Center Water Sciences Laboratory -
TEX*A*Syst helps rural residents take decisive actions to preserve
the quality of their drinking water, prevent water pollution, and
The Truth of Water -
Free, detailed, unbiased and personalized answers to your
questions related to drinking water, water technology or any
drinking water related concern.
Drinking Water Standards Program - Existing and proposed U.S.
standards for drinking water quality, standards enforcement, and
current initiatives to evaluate the safety of specific substances
in public water supplies.
Vinny's NC Water
Supply & AQ Related Material - Information on public water
supply, environmental reviews, links to files, and other
Water Dude -
Information on obtaining clean water through filtration,
purification, chemical treatment and boiling. Advice on preparing
for emergency water needs at home, finding water in the wild and
reducing water pollution.
Water Quality Association -
Water Quality Association (WQA) is the international trade
association representing the household, commercial, and industrial
water quality improvement industry.
Research Foundation - International nonprofit organization
sponsoring research on delivery of safe and affordable drinking
water. Information on topics such as water treatment and
distribution, groundwater management, monitoring, and
cryptosporidium and other waterborne pathogens.
University Drinking Water and Environmental Library -
Information on common drinking water quality concerns.