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Links and other Resources

GENERAL INFORMATION ON WATER QUALITY AND WATER EDUCATION

Numerous sources of information are available regarding water quality and water quality issues. Listed below are some authoritative sources of information available on the internet.

• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water: http://water.epa.gov/drink

• USEPA – Consumer Information: http://water.epa.gov/drink/info

• USEPA— Most Frequently Asked Questions: http://safewater.supportportal.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=23015

• U.S. Geological Survey (USGS): http://www.usgs.gov

• USGS – The USGS Water Science Schoolhttp://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu

• New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), Division of Water Supply and Geoscience: http://www.nj.gov/dep/watersupply

• NJDEP – Water Conservation and Protectionhttp://www.nj.gov/dep/watersupply/dwc_conserv.html

• American Water Works Association (AWWA):   http://www.awwa.org

• AWWA – Water Conservation Resource Community:   http://www.awwa.org/resources-tools/water-knowledge/water-conservation.aspx

• AWWA – DrinkTap.org (water quality and conservation information):   http://www.drinktap.org

• NJ Section of AWWA (NJ-AWWA): http://www.njawwa.org

• Water Research Foundation (WaterRF): http://www.waterrf.org/Pages/Index.aspx

• National Rural Water Association (NRWA): http://www.nrwa.org

• Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA): http://www.amwa.net/

KIDS CORNER

Listed below are some links providing information geared to children.

The Story of Drinking Water

NASA Climate Kids – What is the Water Cycle?

USGS Science For A Changing World – The Fundamentals of the Water Cycle

Easy Science For Kids – The Water Cycle

Science Struck: Water Cycle – An Easy Explanation for Kids

Contact Us

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Main Office:
Passaic Valley Water Commission
1525 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

Telephone: 973-340-4300
Fax: 973-340-5598

Emergency:
By calling Customer Service 973-340-4300 at any time, day or night, Passaic Valley Water Commission will respond to water emergency situations for you.

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