Integrated water management webinar (3/13) What is integrated water management and how can cities move forward to fix our broken water cycle? A free webinar series beginning Mar. 18 will provide the context and introduce the concept of integrated water management. The series is presented by the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative and the Greater Lakes: Reconnecting the Great Lakes Water Cycle project.
Fractured Water: Can urban Ontario reconnect its watersheds? Yonge Street (3/11) Forward-thinking stakeholders are transforming how cities think about water systems, evolving from a mindset that views each system in isolation toward a more sustainable and efficient municipal water system that can restore urban ecosystems while saving money.
New York plants curbside gardens to soak up storm-water runoff The New York Times (11/7) In what officials have billed as one of the most ambitious programs of its kind in the United States, New York City has, with little fanfare, embarked on a roughly 20-year, $2.4 billion project intended to protect local waterways, relying in large measure on “curbside gardens” that capture and retain storm-water runoff.
Technology Chilipepper Appliance This company produces a pump for residential use that brings hot water from the existing water heater to plumbing fixtures quickly.
Groundwater Primer This computer program presents the basic concepts of groundwater, the contaminants that can affect water quality, and activities that an individual or community can do to help protect and conserve groundwater.
H2Oh! An internet-based teaching resource to educate students about the importance of water, and to impart the urgent need to manage this most precious natural resource.
H2OUSE Water Saver Home A visual tour around different rooms in the house to investigate water saving opportunities.
Learning to be Waterwise The program teaches about the water cycle and explores sources, uses and the conservation of water.
Project WET Project WET is a nonprofit water education program and publisher for educators and young people, ages 5-18. T
Project WET Describes project WET activities in New York State including contests, curricula, and workshops.
Project WET Activities The activity page describes activities to supplement the history lessons of how Illinois and the nation developed.
Publications The majority of publications listed are educational including fact sheets and brochures.
Savingwater.org: Kids Page and Teacher Resources Curricula, field trips, grants, educational material, presentations and videos/CDS are summarized. The kids page offers a variety of activities to learn about how the water cycle and conservation.
Global Water Partnership The Global Water Partnership is to supports countries in the sustainable management of their water resources.
Stockholm International Water Institute The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is a policy think tank that contributes to international efforts to combat the world's escalating water crisis.
Urban Water Resources Management This website offers a range of information on global freshwater resources, water resources management, and water conservation activities.
Water Conservation Initiatives The website presents information on detection and repair of hidden leaks; indoor retrofit program; Sydney Water’s business program; rainwater tank rebate program; washing machine rebate program; recycled water; Slow on the H2O campaign; and community education.
Water rand Rivers Commission The Water and Rivers Commission assists in the protection and management Western Australia's water resources, including wetlands, rivers, estuaries, inlets and groundwater.
Water Resources: Savewater This website provides information on Agency programs to help the management of water supplies and on water conservation for residents, businesses and institutions.
Water Wise website This website contains information and practical ideas for saving water and programmatic information for "Save Water with the Royales," Wast Watch Business Network, water in schools; tips for the gardens; etc.
Water Forum The Water Forum is a group of stakeholders, water managers, and local governments in the Sacramento Region that have joined to provide a reliable and safe water supply for the region's economic health and planned development to the year 2030; and preserve the fishery, wildlife, recreational, and aesthetic values of the Lower American River.
Upper San Pedro Partnership The Partnership coordinates the identification, prioritization and implementation of comprehensive policies and projects to assist in meeting water needs of the Upper San Pedro River Basin.
Savingwater.org: A service of your local water utility This website is to assist water customers to reduce the amount of water used at home and work. It is sponsored by the Saving Water Partnership, a group of local utilities that fund water conservation programs in Seattle and King County.
Using Water Wisely The website includes information on the following programs: toilet exchange, toilet rebate, high efficiency clothes washer rebate, residential landscape seminars, and professional landscape training classes.
Water Conservation Measures Contains guidelines for water conservation planning for large, medium and small public water systems; water metering; water leak detection; conservation pricing in water rates; landscaping; water reuse and consumer education.
Water Conservation The Bureau of Reclamation is a water management agency with a Strategic Plan outlining numerous programs, initiatives and activities that will help the Western States, Native American Tribes and others meet new water needs and balance the multitude of competing uses of water in the West.
Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) GWPC is a nonprofit organization whose members consist of state and federal ground water agencies, industry representatives, environmentalists and concerned citizens to mutually work toward the protection of the nation’s ground water supplies.
RÉSEAU environnement RÉSEAU environnement is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of technology and science, the promotion of expertise, and the support of environmental activities of municipalities and environmental industries.
The Groundwater Foundation The Groundwater Foundation was started so that citizens could learn ways that were scientifically accurate, but also user-friendly to protect and conserve groundwater resources.
Rocky Mountain Institute Rocky Mountain Institute is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization that fosters the efficient and restorative use of natural, human and other capital.
WaterReuse Association (WateReuse) The WateReuse Association (WateReuse) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help its members create new sources of high quality water through water reuse, which is also referred to as water reclamation and water recycling.
Automatic Meter Reader Association (AMRA) AMRA is a nonprofit association providing utilities information about innovative technologies that lead to improved operations, customer service and resource utilization.
Irrigation Association The Irrigation Association is a non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting water and soil conservation through proper water management.
National Water Resouces Association The National Water Resources Association is a nonprofit federation of state organizations concerned with the appropriate management, conservation, and use of water and land resources on a national scope.
Canadian Water Resources Association The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) is a national organization of individuals and organizations interested in the management of Canada's water resources.