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Water and Wastewater -- Education and Training Resources

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View Resource Wastewater Treatment Water Use

This is a student friendly site describing issues related to wastewater treatment. It covers topics such as What is Wastewater and Why Treat it? Links to visiting a wastewater treatment plant...

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/wuww.html
View Resource What if Water Cost as Much as Gasoline?

This link to a .pdf page is an educational exercise in demonstrating the economic importance of water. Activity sheet included to calculate cost of daily water use if it cost the same as gasoline.

http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/gndwater/privatewells/What%20if%20wa...
View Resource 25 Facts about Water

This American Water Works Association Site provides the answers to 25 commonly asked questions regarding water. There are many helpful links related to general water information, security, water...

http://apps.awwa.org/EbusMain/Default.aspx?TabId=55&ProductI...
View Resource Advanced Technologies and Real-Time Data in Basic and Water Science: A National Curriculum for Colleges and High Schools

The Water on the Web site has been expanded from earliar versions to include a variety of learning aids for students and faculty involved with basic water quality studies. Sections dealing with...

http://waterontheweb.org/index.html
View Resource City of Cincinnati Water Treatment

The City of Cincinnati has developed a great site with animated diagrams of several of their water treatment facilities. Basic information regarding the aquifers used and basic water treatment is...

http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/water/pages/-3283-/
View Resource Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Wildlife Habitat

This site represents a report that can be downloaded with Adobe Acrobat. One can view the 19 page introduction and table of contents. The completed file is 4,681 KB and consists of 17 different...

http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/construc/
View Resource Environmental Inquiry (Authentic Scientific Research for High School Students): Wastewater Treatment

This site provides some excellent information for both teachers and students related to wastewater treatment. An overview of wastewater treatment is given and links to specific aspects of wastewater...

http://ei.cornell.edu/biodeg/wastewater/
View Resource Ground Water and Drinking Water

U.S. EPA site on how drinking water is treated. Additional areas covered include information on the safe drinking water act, drinking water standards, and local drinking water information. Links to...

http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/index.cfm
View Resource National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (Tech Briefs)

This site provides access to Tech Briefs related to various aspect of drinking water and its treatment. Most of these Tech Briefs are four pages in length and available as PDF files or they may be...

http://www.nesc.wvu.edu/ndwc/ndwc_techbrief.htm
View Resource Nonpoint Source Kids Page

Six activities for understanding nonpoint source pollution.

http://www.epa.gov/owow/NPS/kids/
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