American Ground Water Trust - http://www.agwt.org
Information for the private well owner and the general public on threats
to groundwater and how best to benefit from and protect this precious
American Planning Association -
The American Planning Association and its professional institute, the
American Institute of Certified Planners, are organized to advance the
art and science of planning and to foster the activity of planning --
physical, economic, and social -- at the local, regional, state, and
national levels. The objective of the Association is to encourage planning
that will contribute to public well-being by developing communities
and environments that meet the needs of people and of society more effectively
American Water Resources Association - http://www.awra.org
The mission of the American Water Resources Association is to promote
understanding of water resources and related issues by providing a multidisciplinary
forum for education, professional development and information exchange.
American WaterWorks Association - http://www.awwa.org
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit
scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking
water quality and supply.
Center for Watershed Protection - http://www.cwp.org
The Center for Watershed Protection works with local, state, and federal
governmental agencies, environmental consulting firms, watershed organizations,
and the general public to provide objective and scientifically sound
information on effective techniques to protect and restore urban watersheds.
Center for Watershed Stewardship - http://www.larch.psu.edu/watershed.
The Center, at Penn State University, offers continuing education courses
for professionals in the field of watershed planning and management
as well as a graduate option in watershed stewardship for students in
landscape architecture and other disciplines at Penn State University.
Students work in teams on yearlong community service projects in partnership
with local government, nonprofit organizations and others to learn the
process of putting together a sound watershed management plan.
Clean Water Action- http://www.cleanwateraction.org/
EE-Link - http://eelink.net
A national/international environmental education clearinghouse
Environmental Defense Fund - http://www.edf.org
The Environmental Defense Fund is people: scientists, economists, attorneys,
and others who work in teams to find solutions to environmental problems.
From water to wildlife, from toxic chemicals to tropical rainforests,
EDF chooses the important areas where people can make a difference in
defending the environment.
The Environmental Working Group - http://www.ewg.org
EWG's goal is to provide the public with new, locally relevant information
on environmental issues in their own states, home towns and neighborhoods.
Friends of the Earth - http://www.foe.org
A national environmental organization, which is dedicated to preserving
the health and diversity of the planet for future generations.
The Ground Water Protection Council - http://www.gwpc.org/
GWPC members include state and federal ground water agencies, industry
representatives, environmentalists and concerned citizens, all of whom
come together within the GWPC organization to mutually work toward the
protection of the nation's ground water supplies.
Groundwater Foundation - http://www.groundwater.org
The Groundwater Foundation is dedicated to informing the public about
one of our greatest hidden resources, groundwater. Through our programs
and publications we show the benefits everyone receives from groundwater
and the very real risks to groundwater. And, we try to make learning
about groundwater fun and understandable for kids and adults.
International Rivers Network -
National Association of Conservation Districts - http://www.nacdnet.org
The National Association of Conservation Districts is the non-governmental,
nonprofit organization that represents nearly 3,000 conservation districts
across the nation. NACD was founded by districts and their state associations
in 1946, following the Dust Bowl crisis and the creation of a nationwide
conservation district system. NACD is financed primarily through the
voluntary contributions of its member districts and state associations.
National Ground Water Association - www.ngwa.org
The mission of the National Ground Water Association is to enhance the skills and credibility of all ground water professionals, develop and exchange industry knowledge, and promote the ground water industry and understanding of ground water resources.
National Groundwater Association Private Wellowners' website
The National Environmental Services Center - www.nesc.wvu.edu
provides technical assistance and information about drinking water, wastewater, environmental training, and solid waste management to communities serving fewer than 10,000 individuals. Publishes OnTap and Small Flows magazines.
National Rural Water Association - www.nrwa.org
A nonprofit, grassroots organization representing the vast majority
of water systems in the country, NRWA is governed by a volunteers from
each state. Rural Water continually strives to improve the quality of
utility service in rural America, while protecting our natural resources.
Project GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network)
GREEN is an innovative, action-oriented approach to education, based
on an interdisciplinary watershed education model. GREEN's mission is
to improve education through a global network that promotes watershed
sustainability. It is a resource to schools and communities that wish
to study their watershed and work to improve their quality of life.
River Management Society -
The River Management Society (RMS) is a national non-profit professional
society, dedicated to the protection and management of North America's
river resources. RMS has roots in the former Interagency Whitewater
Committee (formed in 1972) and has emerged as result of the 1996 merger
of the American River Management Society (formed in 1988) and River
Federation (formed in 1985).
River Network - http://www.rivernetwork.org/
Storm Water Center - www.stormwatercenter.net
A Resource Center for Stormwater Managers sponsored by The Center for
Watershed Protection, provides technical assistance on stormwater management
issues which can be downloaded at no cost.
The Video Project catalog - http://www.videoproject.org
The Video Project is your non-profit source for over 250 top-rated,
affordable videos and multimedia programs for all age levels on the
environment, hands-on science, nuclear issues, global human rights,
and related concerns, including Oscar and Emmy award-winners. Programs
focusing on causes and solutions to violence in America have also recently
US Water News Online - http://www.uswaternews.com
Coverage includes water supply, water quality, policy and legislation,
litigation and water rights, conservation, climate, international water
news, and more.
Water Environment Federation - http://www.wef.org/
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation is a not-for profit
technical and educational organization. Its goal is to preserve and
enhance the global water environment.