Water Quality

Books of Interest

  • Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner 
  • Water Follies Unquenchable by Robert Glennon


Best water conservation blogs as published by Online-Degree.net, a resource for online degree schools and programs.

Topic Description
Water Wired
"all-things fresh water," including news, analysis, humor and commentary by the accomplished and always involved Michael E. "Aquadoc" Campana.
Water for the Ages Abby Brown recognizes that water is life, so she has made it her mission to bring attention to important global water issues. She believes that we're not doing enough to preserve the precious resource, but realizes changes are attainable.
Blue Living Ideas 
You'll find topics related to water conservation tactics, water purification and filtration, and water politics and economics, just to name a few.
Water - Use It Wisely Perhaps the most useful post on Water - Use It Wisely is the "100 Ways to Conserve.
Water Crunch Robert Osborne shares news both serious and humorous
Rainbow Water Coalition Rainbow Water Coalition is "mostly about greywater," which is the waste water that comes from showers, baths, sinks and washing machines. The blog promotes "diversity in the color of water" in order to ensure efficient and healthy use of H2O.
Food and Water Watch This site advocates strong conservation measures, promoting policies that will result in quality drinking water for everyone.
WaterSISWEB Scientists, students and other people interested in water resources gather on WaterSISWEB to share news and views.
AWRA's Water Resource Blog
American Water Resource Association compiles news and information from respected sources, informing the reader of water conservation measures and their effects.
Journal of the American Water Resources Association, which publishes papers that examine water resources issues, composes a blog that essentially carries out the same function, highlighting interesting studies from numerous researchers.
Water Matters
Columbia Water Center's experts observe the global efforts to protect and preserve our water resources.
On Water
Composed by the Water Resource Center Archives at UC Riverside, covering daily water-related news.
Aguanomics Economist and former Wantrup Fellow at UC Davis David Zetland shares his immense knowledge on the economics of water.
The Water Law
Attorney Alex Basilevsky discusses "the legal issues impacting water rights and the water industry.
American Rivers: The River Blog
Staff of American Rivers, a "leading conservation organization standing up for healthy rivers," authors The River Blog, which focuses on the efforts to preserve the nation's rivers.
Riparian Rap
Gough documents the work of Little River Research and Design - a service provider in river science and conservation. He also discusses the science of river ecosystem conservation and river geomorphology.
Lake Scientist
Learn about the news affecting the world's freshwater resources by perusing Lake Scientist.
The Compleat Wetlander
The official blog of the Association of State Wetland Managers, Incorporated. focuses on wetland management, science and policy issues.