Alliance for Water Efficiency
Non-profit organization dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water. Serves as a North American advocate for water efficient products and programs, and provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts.
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.
Drinking Water Information Resources
Comprehensive collection of information about the safety and quality of drinking water.
Drinking Water Purity
Provides a guide to water treatment methods including activated carbon filtration, reverse osmosis, distillation, disinfection and bottled water.
Drinking Water Treatment
Provides information on residential water treatment and commercial water treatment. Include videos on drinking water quality and information on drinking water service providers.
King County Drinking Water
A technical summary about the sources of drinking water for King County, precipitation, water use, private and public systems and the number and size of water systems.
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 water well drilling and hand pumps tutorial.
Magnesium in Drinking Water
Describes the health benefits of magnesium.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Resources on drinking water, from levels of Arsenic in drinking water to the quality of bottled water.
Safe Drinking Water is Essential
Over 1 billion people lack access to safe drinking water worldwide. Learn more about this problem and explore possible solutions in this virtual exhibition.
Information on obtaining clean water through filtration, purification, chemical treatment and boiling. Advice on preparing for emergency water needs at home, finding water in the wild and reducing water pollution.
Wilkes University Drinking Water and Environmental Library
Information on common drinking water quality concerns.