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A Canal To Save The Salton Sea
- Advocates building a sea level canal to save the dying Salton Sea in opposition to several stopgap remedies proposed by the federal government.
- A nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of North America's rivers.
American Water Relief
- Nonprofit organization for the improvement of life in poor countries of the Americas, through the provision of water and sanitation services. Group raises funds to assist with creating water systems. Provides brochure and contact information.
Center for Watershed Protection
- Provides practical and technical information for people and communities interested in protecting and restoring urban watersheds.
Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger (CSWAB)
- Wisconsin organization advocating expedient cleanup of contamination at Badger Army Ammunition Plant and to preserve and protect water resources. Description of current campaigns, media references, newsletter, and volunteer information included.
Clean Water Action
- A national citizens' organization working for clean, safe, and affordable water, and prevention of health-threatening pollution.
Clean Water Fund
- Clean Water Fund, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit, brings diverse communities together to work for changes that improve our lives, promoting sensible solutions for people and the environment.
Clean Water Issues
- Clean Water Action Council of Northeastern Wisconsin provides information on activities to protect clean water on many issues.
Clean Water and Oceans - NRDC
- Provides information on water issues including oceans, pollution, drinking water, everglades, conservation and restoration.
Guardian Unlimited - Special Report: Water
- Ongoing collection of news and features about water nationally and worldwide including the issues of drought, flooding, clean drinking water and conservation. Includes special investigation done with WaterAid.
Institute for Water Resources (IWR)
- Provides the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with water resources development planning. Provides news, events, publications and resources.
- Trains Nationals to drill safe drinking water wells and build water pumps (handpumps).
Living Water International
- Dedicated to providing clean drinking water to those in need. Provides description of services, reports, video clips and donation information.
Natural Resources Defense Council - Oceans
- Information on beach pollution, water quality, and threats to the oceans and the life forms that inhabit them.
Pigs, Poop, and Politics
- A group of concerned citizens in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent area of New Brunswick in Canada are determined to stop a 10,000 pigs hog farm in their community. Provides information on issues, background and events.
Raritan Basin Watershed Management Project
- Watershed management project for the 1,100 square mile Raritan River Basin in central New Jersey.
- Encourage stewardship for and sustainable use of all areas of the water environment. Provides information on projects, events and resources.
The BPD Water and Sanitation Cluster
- Informal global network of business, government and civil society supporting, researching and promoting tri-sector partnerships that bring safe water and sanitation to the poor in developing countries. Research, policy documents, practitioner notes, newsletter and links available.
The Clean Water Network
- An alliance of over 1000 organization that endorse our platform paper, the National Agenda for Clean Water. The Agenda outlines the need for strong clean water safeguards in order to protect public health and the environment.
UK Water Industry Research
- Facilitates research for the water industry in the United Kingdom. Scope of work covers drinking water, sewage, sludge, treatment, and regulation.
US Water News
- Coverage includes water supply, water quality, policy and legislation, litigation and water rights, conservation, climate, and international water news.
WWF's EU Fisheries Campaign
- WWF, the conservation organization, is campaigning for radical reform of Europe's fisheries policy. Provides news and information on over fishing.
Water Infrastructure Network
- WIN is dedicated to preserving and protecting the health, environmental and economic gains that America's drinking water and wastewater infrastructure provides. Provides news and resources.
Water Strategist Community
- Portal offering news, discussion forums, and articles on U.S. water policy, corporate/water investments, water and wastewater finance issues, Indian water law, and water marketing. Includes links to NGOs, attorneys, government agencies, and other resources.
Water and Conflict
- Insight to role of water in conflict and co-operation. Water, politics, and conflict in the Middle East with a focus on the Jordan River basin. Section on (inter)national water law in general, conferences, articles.
Water for Life.NET
- Water for Life helps protect rural economies dependent upon irrigation water, and helps farmers and ranchers preserve the environment.
Water, Use It Wisely
- Offers several suggestions to save water.
- Help people in the developing world achieve adequate supplies of potable drinking water, leading to better health and higher standards of living. Provides information about sponsors, partners, helping out, projects and events.
- We link donors to high quality partner organizations that help communities design and construct their own sustainable water supply systems.
- Provides valuable water conservation tips for Georgia landscaping, as well as suggestions for native drought-tolerant plants and Southern-style xeriscape designs.
World Water Assessment Programme
- A UN-wide program which seeks to achieve a better understanding of those basic processes, management practices, and policies that will help improve the supply and quality of global freshwater resources.
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