Agencies in Lithuania with a
Role in Drinking Water & Groundwater
Organizations in Vilnius with an Interest in Drinking
of Drinking Water on Health
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets
Safe Drinking Water Health Fact Sheets
Safe Drinking Water; OGWDW - Safe Drinking Water
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC is a federal agency that promotes health and quality
of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury,
Filtration & Purification Information
Treatment Systems for Household Water Supplies
North Dakota State University NDSU Extension Service
NSF Certification Information for Consumers
about Bottled Water
NSF Certification Information about Personal
A Message from the Children of Mars
Drinking Water Information from Envirofacts
Through Envirofacts, users can view the compliance and
enforcement history of their local water utility to find
out whether it is meeting EPA standards for safe drinking
Teach kids about the water treatment process
This simple experiment shows kids how water is treated so
that we can drink it.
Blue Thumb Campaign
A Blue Thumb is to water what a green thumb is to plants!
Teach kids about water with the projects and activities
available from Blue Thumb.
The Environmental Education Network
The Environmental Education Network provides indexed
lists of K-12 Environmental Resources Available on the
USGS Water Resources Education Initiative
USGS, along with several Partners including EPA, the
National Science Teacher's Foundation, and the
Groundwater Foundation, has prepared Water Education
Posters, resource notebooks, and other materials to
stimulate classroom interest in water issues.
World Resources Institute - Environmental
Teacher's Guides to 11 environmental
Designed for secondary school students
Kid's Stuff from the Groundwater Foundation
"Our mission is to spread information and ideas that
will help educators explore the environment and
investigate current issues with students."
A network of teachers, scientists, and Environmental
EcoNet's Environmental Education Directory
Econet is the Institute for Global Communication's Network for Environmental Activists and
Environmental Education Exchange
The Environmental Education Network(EEN)
From Envirolink: "The
EEN will act as the clearing house for all environmental
education information, materials, and ideas on the
National Consortium for Environmental Education
and Training (NCEET)
"NCEET works to support, enhance and extend
effective environmental education in grades K-12. It
holds training workshops, evaluates teaching and training
materials and promotes networking."
National Environmental Education Advancement
"The NEEAP, located at the University of
Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a national organization which
aids state and local environmental education leaders in
promoting their environmental education efforts and
develops informational items on building state capacities
for environmental education."
North American Association for Environmental
"There are many environmental interest groups, and
many organizations dedicated to improving education.
NAAEE uniquely combines and integrates both of these
perspectives, and takes a cooperative,
nonconfrontational, scientifically-balanced approach to
promoting education about environmental issues."
SEEK: Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge
"Minnesota's Interactive Directory of Environmental
Water & Groundwater Resources
Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
AMWA is made up of the directors, commissioners, and
managers of the nation's largest municipal and
publicly-owned water systems.
American Water Works Association
AWWA is an international non-profit scientific and
educationalsociety dedicated to the improvement of
drinking water quality and supply.
The campaign is a national call to action on drinking
water issues. It is intended to raise awareness of the
need to protect water, conserve it, and to get involved
in decisions concerning drinking water resources and
supplies. A major component of the campaign is National
Drinking Water Week, held annually during the first full
week of May. The 1997 theme is "Drinking Water
Counts on You."
for Safe Water
The Partnership for Safe Water is a unique cooperative
effort between EPA, American Water Works Association,
Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, National
Association of Water Companies, and Association of State
Drinking Water Administrators that encourages and assists
U.S. water suppliers to voluntarily enhance their water
systems performance for greater control of Cryptosporidium,
Giardia and other microbial contaminants.
Natural Resources Defense Council
American Water Works Research Foundation
AWWARF sponsors practical, applied and future-need based
research for the drinking water community.
The Groundwater Foundation
The Groundwater Foundation is dedicated to informing the
public about one of our greatest hidden resources,
The National Rural Water Association
NRWA is a nonprofit, grassroots organization representing
the vast majority of water systems in the country,
governed by a volunteers from each state.
League of Women Voters Education Fund
The League of Women Voters Education Fund sponsors a
program called "Tools for Drinking Water
Protection" which provides practical planning and
management tools to local groups.
National Association of Counties
NACo provides legislative, research, technical and public
affairs assistance to its members.
Congressional Research Service Reports
(maintained on-line by the Committee for the National
Institute of the Environment)
CRS is a branch of the Library of Congress, and has
developed background information on SDWA and the
legislative history of the 1996 Amendments. CNIE is a
non-profit organization dedicated to improving the
scientific basis for environmental decision making.
Safe Drinking Water Program
US Environmental Protection Agency
Surf Your Watershed is an EPA Internet resource that
allows users to locate and find information about their
local watershed in the United States.
Food and Drug Administration
FDA is a federal agency that regulates food (including
bottled water), cosmetics, medicines, and other products.
United States Geological Survey
USGS is a federal agency that provides the Nation with
reliable, impartial information to describe and
understand the Earth. USGS maintains on-line information
about water resources in the United States.
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
NDWC assists small communities by collecting, developing
and providing timely information relevant to drinking
Association of State Drinking Water
ASDWA is the professional association that represents the
collective interests of the nation's state drinking water
Ground Water Protection Council
GWPC is a national, not-for-profit organization whose
members are interested in the protection of the nation's
ground water supplies.