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International 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.

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 substances hydrology.

Australian Water 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.

Water Online - For water and wastewater professionals. Industry news, regulatory updates, latest technology announcements and employment opportunities

UWIN: Universities Water Information Network - Purpose is to provide a comprehensive information resource for water professionals.

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.

WWW-Virtual Library: Irrigation and related topics - Well-organized and annotated index of on-line resources concerning irrigation, hydrology, and water resources.

Environment 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.

Southern California Water - Water conservation and reclamation in Southern California, to protect Mono Lake and other fragile systems.

Isotopes in Water and Environmental Management - Uses of isotopes (both stable and radioactive) and isotope data in hydrology. Source is IAEA.

U.S. Water News On-Line - Coverage includes water supply, water quality, policy and legislation, litigation and water rights, conservation, climate, and international water news.

University of 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 resources.

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.

Hydrology-Related Internet Resources - Compiled and maintained at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories.

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.

Water Facts of Korea - Information on water resources, use, quality, organization, tariff and issues in South Korea. The growing disparity between water supply and demand and degrading water quality will make water cycles increasingly volatile for some regions, leading to more water shortages.

Water Bank - Site dedicated to creating a marketplace for buyers and sellers of water rights, water utilities and water sources such as springs.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Water - US federal agency responsible for protecting and improving water quality. Site includes details of national water programs, online library, local information, laws, and kids page.

World Water Resources and Their Use - Information on quantities and forms of water worldwide, including discharge of rivers, as well as water use and demand. From UNESCO and Russian State Hydrologic Institute.

Spatial Hydrology - Internet directory for hydrologic modeling, GIS, GPS and remote sensing.

A-S: Water Quality Knowledge Online - Information on water resource topics, including biology, chemistry, limnology, and drinking water.

Water Pollution: student research resources - A collection of books, articles, and web links on river and marine pollution and related issues.

Rock Island Corps of Engineers Water Information - Provides current water levels, archived data, and water level forecasts for the Rock Island District Water Management Center.

Asian Water Scientist Network - Includes a directory of water scientists in Asia and worldwide listings of upcoming conferences of possible interest.

Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Research, training, and software for hydrologic engineering and water resources planning and management.

Water Web Consortium - Internet directory, webring, online forums, and international workshops intended to promote the sharing of information concerning water and the earths environment.

Water Science and Technology - technical resources from US Department of Agriculture

Water - European Environmental Agency - Collection of reports, links, and data sets on European water resources topics.

Agua Latina - Online technical water magazine for Latin America. Published monthly. News and technical reports on topics including water supply and treatment, wastewater, contamination, storage, irrigation, and hydroelectricity.

Water - Nature's Wonder - Discussion of the hydrologic cycle and summary of the status of water resources in India.

WaterModeling.org - Mailing list, technical glossary, and other information for professionals. Focused on computer modeling for hydrology and hydraulic engineering.

Waternunc.com - Portal site for water businesses and the topic of water management, particularly in France.

Wastewater Pollution in China - Wastewater pollution has always been a major problem throughout the world. The lack of suitable water used for drinking, agriculture, farming, etc. has declined through the years. With a shortage of water throughout the world, proper methods of treating and recycling water is the key goal in sustaining our limited water resource supply. Geographically speaking, the wastewater pollution within China has affected the environment, society, and agriculture.

University of New South Wales - Water Engineering Group

Water Resources and Environmental Research Center at City College - The City University of New York, The City College, Department of Civil Engineering. Conducts research on surface water flows, soil erosion, sewerage treatment, landfills, groundwater transport and contamination and other related topics.

Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program - Public education resource about watersheds, water quality, and preventing water pollution.

Watershed 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.

Guide to Financing Stormwater Management - Designed to help communities find ways to pay for stormwater management projects. The site includes an annotated bibliography, archives, manuals, case studies and links to specific resource sites .

World Water Conservation - Reports on the status of water supply and water-saving measures at various locations around the world.

Canada's National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) - information about releases of pollutants into air, water and land, from Environment Canada

UW Extension water & natural resources - Information about water quality programs and related environmental concerns in Wisconsin.

The World's Water - Supplement to the book, The Worlds Water 1998-1999: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, by Peter H. Gleick. A comprehensive source of information on worldwide freshwater resources and the political, economic, scientific, and technological issuesa ssociated with them. Provides detailed analysis of significant recent trends and events and up-to-date data on water resources and their use.

Water Librarians' Home Page - Resources for librarians in water agencies and similar institutions.

Christina River 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.

Derwent Estuary Program - This Australian site provides information on the remediation of Tasmania's Derwent River through the assessment and management of its water quality and general environmental conditions

University of Florida Water Resources Research Center - UF 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 sites.

GIWA - Global International Waters Assessment - Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the aim of GIWA is to produce a comprehensive and integrated global assessment of international waters. Information is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish.

Wilkes University Center for Environmental Quality GeoEnvironmental Science and Engineering Department - Operates and maintains a series of state-of-the-art water quality testing laboratories. Projects have included acid mine drainage, lake monitoring, wetland creation/monitoring, filtration plant performance evaluations, testing new point-of-use treatment systems, hydrogeological evaluations, and land reclamation.

Resources for the Future Library: Water - Research reports (PDF format) and project summaries related to economic and policy aspects of water allocation/management and water quality improvement. Sample topics include marketing water, water as a source of international conflict, economic value of fresh water, and cross-media pollution.

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 use.

Wyoming Water Resources Data System - The Water Resources Data System is a clearinghouse of hydrological and climatological data for the State of Wyoming

Canada's Aquatic Environments - This large, comprehensive website details the aquatic habitats, animals and plants of Canada

Canada's Aquatic Habitats - Explore Canada's lakes, rivers oceans and wetlands. Each national park is featured with photographs and maps. The hydrological cycle, nutrient cycles and water chemistry are detailed along with the physics of waves, currents and tides

EA2-Evansville Water Web Site - Evansville Water Utility; learn about water quality, the facility, research, education programs, conservation, history and what's new.

Canada and Freshwater - 1998 - About the state of freshwater in Canada including water quantity, water use, and water quality. It is an overview of sustainable water management in Canada encompassing partnerships, an ecosystem approach, and the role of science, as well as a perspective on international concerns related to freshwater.

Water: Global Needs for the 21st Century - A paper that looks that problem of water shortage in less developed countries.

Hydroinformatics and Management Systems - Hydroinformatics and Management Systems MSc, Diploma, & Professional Development Courses

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.

MedBioWorld's Hydrology Journals - Bioscience journal directory site presents hydrology, marine science, freshwater science and aquaculture journals.

UNESCO Water Portal - Database access and worldwide news and information on fresh water topics, including scientific policies, programmes, forums, events, photos and links.