DRINKING WATER RESOURCES
the most important element in the decision making process - INFORMATION
The following are a selection of sites with answers to questions you may have about drinking water.
If you have resources that your think would benefit those interested in these issues, please contact us with the information and we’ll include it on this page and credit you as the source.
BLOG AND FORUMS
Keep Up with the Latest News and Views
- WATER ISSUES SECTION FROM FOOD AND WATER WATCH
DRINKING WATER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
- US GOV EMERGENCY RECOMMENDATIONS
This site will provide you with US gov´t recommendations for a variety of emergency situations that might affect your ability to obtain safe drinking water
- EPA HOME PAGE
Many resources on water related issues for home and business.
- EPA LOCAL WATER
This EPA site gives information on how to check the quality of your local water supply.
- EPA SAFE WATER STANDARDS
This PDF booklet provides you with information on your tap water
- CDC TRAVEL INFO
Use under travel page under treatment this site will provide you with info about precautions to take while traveling
- THE WHITE HOUSE ON WATER
This site will provide you with a more politicized point of view of water issues and what the government is doing to address them.
DRINKING WATER - PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)
- NATIONAL DRINKING WATER CLEARINGHOUSE
The NDWC is a public service organization dedicated to helping small communities by collecting, developing, and providing timely information relevant to drinking water issues. We provide free and low-cost publications, products, databases, referrals, and more
- WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit international trade association representing the residential, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment industry. WQA is a resource and information source, a voice for the industry, an educator for professionals, a laboratory for product testing, and a communicator to the public.
- ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND
An organization searching for solutions to all types of environmental problems around the globe.
American Public Health Association
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DRINKING WATER TESTING
Aquacheck Laboratory, Inc. Professional Water Testing Lab.
Get your drinking water tested with a nationally certified laboratory. Excellent prices, fast turnaround, and over 14 years of experience analyzing drinking water. Water testing with "accuracy, efficiency, and integrity."
Mission and relief agencies often find their tasks take them into areas where having a good source of water is not available. Unsafe water puts everyone involved at risk and can derail the best laid plans. Gravity fed water fitlers have been found to be an excellent means of providing safe water to those on the front lines.
The following are some mission agencies that we would encourage you to support.
DRINKING WATER ISSUES AND ANSWERS
Information about water issues, whether local or global, can help you make good choices about how you will provide for this essential element to your well-being.