Water Science Resources
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EPA works to improve understanding of the linkages between health and drinking water and to investigate water system issues.
- Securing and Sustaining Water Systems Research
- Drinking Water and Wastewater Resilience
- Health and Water Research
- Drinking Water Contaminants
- Drinking Water Science and Regulatory Support
- Chemical and Microbial Risk
- Sustainable Water Infrastructure
- National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Water quality research provides the science and tools necessary to develop sustainable solutions to 21st century water resource problems in order to protect human and ecosystem health.
- Water Research
- Hydraulic Fracturing
- Water and Climate
- Climate Ready Water Utilities
- Water and Energy
- Watershed Protection Research
- Nutrients Management Research
- Pollution Control
- Polluted Runoff Categories
Our nation's waters are monitored by state, federal, and local agencies, universities, dischargers, and volunteers.
- Monitoring and Assessing Water Quality
- WATERS - Watershed assessment system that unites data from several different databases.
- Great Lakes Monitoring
- National Aquatic Resource Surveys
- Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment
Innovative technologies hold the key to cost-effective timely solutions that minimize adverse environmental effects.
- National Stormwater Calculator
- Watershed Academy
- Models, Databases and Tools for Water Resource Protection
- Water Science and Technology Tools Collection
- ECOSAR - A computerized predictive system that estimates the aquatic toxicity of industrial chemicals.
- National Contaminant Occurrence Database
- Drinking Water Treatability Database
- EPANET - Software that models the hydraulic and water quality behavior of water distribution piping systems.
- STOrage and RETrieval (STORET) and Water Quality eXchange (WQX)