WATER RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

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					                          WATER RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Water Conservation

       http://waterday.org
       http://www.worldwaterday.org
       http://www.worldwaterday.net
       Project WET: http://www.projectwet.org/usa/mas/flash/wet.html
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Florida Water

       Florida’s Water: http://www.protectingourwater.org
       Water Conservation from the Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department: http://miamidade.gov/conservation
       South Florida Water Management District: http://www.sfwmd.gov/portal/page/portal/sfwmdmain/home%20page
       Florida DEP: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/waterpolicy/docs/sustaining-our-water-resources.pdf

Interactive Water Activities

       Water Use It Wisely: http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/kids/index.php
       Discovery School – Water Water Everywhere lesson plan:
        http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/activities/watereverywhere/
       The Globe Program Educators’ Corner: http://classic.globe.gov/fsl/html/templ.cgi?educorn&lang=en&nav=1
       Peace Corps: http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/
       WaterAid Learn Zone: http://www.wateraid.org/uk/learn_zone/
       University of Wisconsin – Extension: Give Water a Hand: http://www.uwex.edu/erc/gwah/
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water Games and Activities:
        http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/index.html
       Water Use Calculator – Find out how much water you use at home:
        http://www.waterbudgets.com/ConserVision/CUWCC/DataInput.htm
       WaterWise Drip Calculator – Measure and Estimate Water Wasted Due to Leaks (AWWA):
        http://www.awwa.org/advocacy/learn/conserve/dripcalc.cfm
       Stevens Institute of Technology – Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education:
        http://www.k12science.org/curriculum/drainproj/

Drinking Water Supplies

       IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre: http://www.irc.nl
       Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council: http://www.wsscc.org
       World Health Organization (WHO), Water, Sanitation and Health: http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en/
       Bell Museum – The Watershed Game: http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/watershed/watershed2.html
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Surf Your Watershed: http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/locate/index.cfm
       River of Words: http://www.riverofwords.org

Water-related Health Problems

       Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Parasitic Diseases. Parasitic Pathways: Drinking Water:
        http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/water.html
       Diarrhea Page, Rehydration Project: http://rehydrate.org/diarrhoea/index.html
       Pan-American Health Organization, Basic Country Health Profiles for the Americas:
        http://www.paho.org/english/sha/profiles.htm
       Water and Environmental Health at London and Loughborough: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/well/index.htm
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Drinking Water Issues in the United States

       The Groundwater Foundation – Kids Corner: http://www.groundwater.org/kc/kc.html
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids’ Stuff: http://www.epa.gov/kids/
       Find out about your local water quality – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water:
        http://www.epa.gov/safewater/dwinfo.htm
       American Academy of Microbiology Colloquia Reports: “Clean Water, What is Acceptable Microbial Risk?” and other water-
        related reports: http://www.asm.org/Academy/index.asp?bid=54416
       American Water Works Association, Drinking Water Week: http://www.awwa.org/Advocacy/dww/
       Home water testing – E-Watertest.com: http://www.e-watertest.com/
       Bottled water: Pure Drink or Pure Hype? Natural Resources Defense Council: http://www.nrdc.org/water/drinking/nbw.asp
       National Water Resources Association: http://www.nwra.org
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water: http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/
       U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources of the United States: http://water.usgs.gov/
       U.S. Water News Online: http://www.uswaternews.com/homepage.html
       Ways to Save Water – Earth News Radio (ENN): http://enn.com/biz.html?id=329

Drinking Water Issues in Other Countries

       Global International Waters Assessment: http://www.giwa.net/
       Netherlands Water Partnership Water Information Network: http://www.giwa.net/
       United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Freshwater activities: http://www.unep.org/themes/freshwater/
       U.N. Environment Program UNEP.Net Freshwater Portal: http://freshwater.unep.net/
       UN Environment Programme: GEMS/Water: http://www.gemswater.org/
       Water and Sanitation Program (WSP): http://www.wsp.org/
       The World Bank Group, Water Supply & Sanitation: http://www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/water/
       World Water Council: http://www.worldwatercouncil.org/

Water and Sanitation Resources

       International Development Research Centre: http://www.idrc.ca/
       Inter-American Water Resources Network: http://www.iwrn.net/
       International Institute for Sustainable Development: http://www.iisd.org/
       International Office of Water: http://www.oieau.fr/
       IWA Water Wiki: http://www.iwawaterwiki.org
       One: one.org
       Sanitation Connection: http://www.sanicon.net/
       Stockholm International Water Institute: http://www.siwi.org/
       United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Water Portal: http://www.unesco.org/water/
       UNICEF Water Environment & Sanitation: http://www.unicef.org/wes/
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Partners in Drinking Water Protection: http://www.epa.gov/safewater/links.html
       Water Conserve – Water Conservation Portal: http://www.waterconserve.org/
       Water Webster: http://www.waterwebster.com/
       World Water Assessment Programme: http://www.unesco.org/water/wwap
       End Water Poverty: http://www.endwaterpoverty.org/

Water Education

       Environmental Literacy Council – Water: http://www.enviroliteracy.org/category.php/14.html
       Water Education Foundation: http://www.watereducation.org/doc.asp?id=1022
       Regional Water Providers Consortium: http://www.conserveh2o.org/kids.html
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – EPA Student Center – Water: http://www.epa.gov/region5/students/water.html
       U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Water - Kids’ Stuff: http://www.epa.gov/ow/kids.html
       U.S. Geological Service – Water Resources Information for Students and Teachers: http://water.usgs.gov/education.html
       U.S. Geological Survey – Water Science for Schools: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/index.html

				
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