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Water Wells Tutorial

Water Wells Tutorial is a training manual for constructing water wells and handpumps compiled by Lifewater Canada, a group of concerned individuals working in the water resources field. The manual provides an overview of each of the ten areas of consideration when designing and installing a water well. Graphics are used to show concepts and detailed images of technical descriptions. A file index...
Total Renewable Freshwater Supply By Country

Hosted by the Pacific Institute's The World's Water site, this page from the book The World's Water 1998-1999: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources, by Peter H. Gleick, features a table of Total Renewable Freshwater Supply By Country. For each country, the table lists annual renewable water resources in cubic kilometers per year, the year of the estimate, and the source of the estimate.
The World's Water

The World's Water Website, brought to the WWW by the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment and Security, posts up-to-date water information and data, with links to "organizations, institutions, and individuals working on a wide range of global freshwater problems and solutions." This site supplements the printed book The World's Water: The Biennial Report on Freshwater...
USGS Water Resources Data of USA

Announced in May 2001 by the US Geological Survey (USGS), this site provides access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The data is accessed via several categories, including real-time, surface water, ground water, and water quality. Within each section, users have multiple options to narrow their...
US Water News

This is the home page of the monthly publication US Water News. Most online content is news coverage of water supply and quality, legislation, water rights, conservation, and the global waterfront. The collection of links is quite impressive, with state, federal, international, nonprofit, and many other resources listed. Assorted buyer's guides for a wide variety of water products are given with...
Global Water Crisis

As mentioned in this Web site -- a free Web Focus from the journal Nature -- over one billion people in the world already lack access to clean water, a crisis that will only intensify as the global population swells and freshwater resource continue to dwindle. Nature offers an analysis of the situation with news stories, features and editorials, interactive graphics, and an archived article from...

Selected Water-Resources Abstracts

Maintained by the USGS Water Web Server Team, the Selected Water-Resources Abstracts Web site was compiled from several sources on the subject of water resources since 1977. Users can search by report number, keyword, author, hydrologic unit, state, and year. The database gives researchers easy access to specific information among the vast array of publications distributed by the agency.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Surf Your Watershed

This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) website allows users to locate, use and share environmental information about their state and watershed. Using the interactive map, users can locate their watershed and discover geologic, chemical, and geographical information. Visitors can learn how to adopt a watershed and locate citizen-based groups. The Watershed Atlas provides data and...
Forum draws attention to water supply in the developing world

Big water companies quit poor countries,,1736649,00.html?gusrc=rss 10,000 protest at water summit Water with strings attached,,1736247,00.html 4th World Water Forum [Real Player,...
Human Development Report 2006

Every year, many policy specialists and government officials eagerly await the annual Human Development Report issued by the United Nations Development Programme. Released in early November 2006, this year’s report was primarily focused on the issue of water, and they remarked that, “unclean water is an immeasurably greater threat to human security that violent conflict.” Within its 440 page, the...
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