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    American Water Works Association 
    International nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. Represents treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, a
    http://www.awwa.org
    Arsenic in Drinking Water 
    EPA compendium of research related to determining safe levels and setting new standards.
    http://www.epa.gov/safewater/ars/arsenic.html
    ASDWA - Association of State Drinking Water Administrators 
    Includes publications and position papers on a variety of technical and U.S. regulatory topics related to drinking water supply and its protection.
    http://www.asdwa.org/
    Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies 
    Resources and information on drinking water related regulations and legislation.
    http://www.amwa.net/
    AWWA Research Foundation 
    Site has information on research projects covering all aspects of water supply, such as water treatment, water distribution, groundwater management, monitoring, and cryptosporidium and other waterborne pathogens.
    http://www.awwarf.com/
    Bacteria/Microbe - Contaminant Interactions 
    USGS applied environmental engineering research project which focuses on monitoring of pathogens in US water supplies. Site tells how environmental microbiology is done, and describes facilities, capabilities, collaborators. Some online articles.
    http://wwwbrr.cr.usgs.gov/bacteria
    California Water Association 
    A consortium of investor-owned water utilities providing water utility services to customers throughout California. Site has information on drinking water standards, water treatment, and related topics.
    http://www.calwaterassn.com/
    CBC Backgrounder: Water Treatment Methods 
    Primer on drinking water treatment, particularly methods used in Canada's public water supplies.
    http://cbc.ca/news/indepth/background/water_treatment.html
    Drinking Water and Health Basics 
    U.S. EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water information on drinking water and health, including the National Primary Drinking Water Standards, fact sheets on specific drinking water contaminants, and guidance regarding Cryptosporidium for peop
    http://www.epa.gov/safewater/dwhealth.html
    Drinking Water Information Resources 
    Comprehensive collection of information about the safety and quality of drinking water.
    http://www.cyber-nook.com/water
    Drinking Water Outbreaks 
    Collection point for information on outbreaks of infectious disease in drinking water, and related topics. Popular press reports, as well as primary source information, are included.
    http://water.sesep.drexel.edu/outbreaks/
    King County Drinking Water 
    A technical summary about where they get their drinking water in King County, who manages drinking water, and how it is managed.
    http://dnr.metrokc.gov/wlr/watersup/waterweb.htm
    Lifewater Canada 
    A Christian, non-profit organization helping rural poor (around the world) obtain safe drinking water. Lifewater Canada trains people to drill safe drinking water wells and build water pumps (handpumps). On-line resources include a 100-page wa
    http://www.lifewater.ca/
    Magnesium in Drinking Water 
    Describes the health benefits of magnesium.
    http://www.mgwater.com/
    National Drinking Water Clearinghouse 
    Information primarily for and about small community drinking water systems. Includes fact sheets, educational materials, and information on water treatment technologies successfully used in small U.S. community water supply systems.
    http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/ndwc_index.htm
    Nevada Source Water Protection 
    Public education resources about water contaminants, their health effects, sources, management options, and how communities can protect their drinking water sources.
    http://www.unce.unr.edu/swp/default.html
    Questions and Answers - Water 
    Answers to some common questions about drinking water and health, from NIEHS.
    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/external/faq/qawater.htm
    South Central Texas Regional Water Planning 
    SCTRWPG has been reviewing and evaluating water supply options for South Central Texas. Technical reports, presentations, general information, surveys, maps, and a guestbook can be found on this site.
    http://www.watershedexperience.com
    Sulfate in Drinking Water 
    Sulfate is a naturally occurring constituent in water. Site presents information on research by the U.S. EPA Office of Drinking Water into health aspects of sulphate in water.
    http://www.epa.gov/safewater/sulfate.html
    TEX*A*Syst -- Blackland Research Center Water Sciences Laboratory 
    TEX*A*Syst helps rural residents take decisive actions to preserve the quality of their drinking water, prevent water pollution, and protect health.
    http://waterhome.brc.tamus.edu/texasyst
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water 
    This Office at EPA works to ensure safe drinking water and to protect the quality of the Nation's Drinking Water Supply. The site features drinking water and health information, kid's pages, and drinking water publications and guidance documents.
    http://www.epa.gov/OGWDW/
    U.S. EPA Drinking Water Standards Program 
    Existing and proposed U.S. standards for drinking water quality, standards enforcement, and current initiatives to evaluate the safety of specific substances in public water supplies.
    http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/standards.html
    Water Quality Association 
    Water Quality Association (WQA) is the international trade association representing the household, commercial, and industrial water quality improvement industry.
    http://www.wqa.org/
    WaterList 
    Waterlist is a comprehensive database for the Water and Wastewater industry.
    http://www.waterlist.com
    WatPro Water Treatment Plant Simulator. 
    Software for tracking/calculating chlorine and disinfection byproducts in water treatment. Download free demo.
    http://www.enviromega.com/watpro2.htm
    Wilkes University Drinking Water Helpguide 
    Information on common drinking water quality concerns, such as: bacteria, lead, toxic metals, giardia, coliform, MTBE, arsenic, organic chemical, rotten odors, taste problems, and iron bacteria.
    http://wilkes.edu/~eqc/helpguide.htm