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Adirondack Aquatic Institute at Paul Smith's College - Current research, lake assessment programs, and information on environmental concerns related to lakes and lake water quality (road salt, invasive aquatic species, etc.).

Canada Centre for Inland Waters, Burlington, Ontario - A leading centre for water research, generating environmental information and knowledge about the Great Lakes. Organizations within the Centre are concerned with environmental research and development, as well as monitoring, resource management, charting, and coastal and harbour engineering.

Institute for Water Research, Rhodes University, South Africa -

Water Resources Program : University of Florida - An extension of the UF/IFAS Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department. Mission is to develop high-quality information to support water management decision-makers in Southwest Florida.

Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona - Site topics include arid lands hydrology, riparian ecosystems restoration, and glossaries of hydrologic terms. Also has water education resources,

Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center - Provides a public service in the study, understanding and use of the very fragile natural resource, the Edwards Aquifer in Texas, a karst aquifer made up of porous, permeable limestone.

Institute Of Hydrology - part of UK NERC -- research reports on a wide range of hydrologic topics, and links to related Internet resources

US Salinity Laboratory - A USDA National Laboratory for basic research on the chemistry, physics, biology, and assessment of salt-affected soil-plant-water systems. (Riverside CA USA)

University of New England Centre for Water Policy Research - Established in 1987 as a national focus for research into Australia's water and water-related resources. The Centre specialises in the development and refinement of policy options and the evaluation of economic, social, environmental and financial implications of policy and project scenarios for the public and private sectors.

National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, India - Conducts studies and public awareness activities in all fields of hydrology. Headquarters at Roorkee (U.P.) and six regional centres at Belgaum, Guwahati, Jammu, Patna, Kakinada and Sagar.

The Lake Erie Center - University of Toledo research programs in agricultural management, environmental chemistry, geography and land use planning, remote sensing and environmental monitoring, exploring linkages between land use and water quality in the western catchment of Lake Erie.

University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute - Promotes research, training, and information dissemination to confront water problems. Includes experts directory, listings of projects, funding opportunities, conferences, library, and water links.

National Institutes for Water Resources - A network of Research Institutes in every U.S. state. They conduct basic and applied research to solve water problems unique to their area. The bulk of funding comes from non-federal sources.

Hard Rock Regional Centre, Belgaum, Karnataka, India - Part of the National Institute of Hydrology.

Water Environment Research Center, National Taipei University of Technology - Engaged in water resources research and education for Taiwan.

Laboratory for Soil and Water - Of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Soil physics, hydrology, pedology, irrigation engineering, and modelling of transport processes at various scales in time and place. Overview of current research, education activities, publications, Ph.D. activities.

Stream Systems Technology Center - USDA Forest Service organization that develops and implements methdologies for study of stream hydrology. Site provides information about physical aspects of wildland streams, especially fluvial geomorphology.