that on drinking water quality and solutions for problems
Please note: While this selection of
links represents information that is believable science in this author's mind, keep
in mind that some of these are commercial links and the information that is given has been
posted for business purposes. Dr.
Christine Pastorek, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State
University, Corvallis, OR.
Educational Water Links (accessed
- Water Science for Schools.
USGS site. includes many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an
- EPA site for Kids Stuff.
- Oregon State Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) program coordinator is: Sue
McWilliams firstname.lastname@example.org , The High Desert
Museum, 59800 S. Highway 97, Bend, OR 97702-7963. (541) 382-4754.The goal of Project WET is
to facilitate and promote the awareness, appreciation, knowledge, and
stewardship of water resources through the development and dissemination of
classroom ready teaching aids.
- Sea Grant activities at OSU Extension Service :
- For Kids -The animated Water Cycle and how to make your own water-cycle chamber.
- USGS Water Use report. In 1990 the USGS reports that the US used 339,000 million gallons per day
(Mgal/d) of freshwater for homes, farms and industry; about 220 billion gallons per day
was returned to streams after use; about 137,000 Mgal/d was used to irrigate crops.
- How much water does it take to make a hamburger? Check out this fact sheet that
also includes other foods.
What is the definition? How are they maintained? See the Environmental Protection Agency's web page.(accessed
- The Willamette Valley River
Basin. - if you live in the Willamette Valley - this is your drinking water
- Lenn Tech (commercial site)
http://www.lenntech.com/home.htm Animations showing stages of
water and waste water treatment (accessed 08/18/03)
- Well water Basics from the National Ground Water Association web page.
08/18/03 C. Pastorek