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Regional Information

Western States Water Council.

"The purposes of the Council are: (1) to accomplish effective cooperation among western states in the conservation, development and management of water resources; (2) to maintain vital state prerogatives, while identifying ways to accommodate legitimate federal interests; (3) to provide a forum for the exchange of views, perspectives, and experiences among member states; and (4) to provide analysis of federal and state developments in order to assist member states in evaluating impacts of federal laws and programs and the effectiveness of state laws and policies."

World Resources Institute.

"Aqueduct's global water risk mapping tool helps companies, investors, governments, and other users understand where and how water risks and opportunities are emerging worldwide."

Watershed Agricultural Council

Provides information on the New York City water supply watershed area. The site includes information on programs and activities in the Catskills region such as agriculture and forestry programs, farmland retention, economic development, and water supply facts.

Environmental Protection Agency

Coordinates regional offices around the nation. Each regional office is "responsible within selected states for the execution of the Agency's programs, considering regional needs and the implementation of federal environmental laws."

  • EPA Region 1 Topics; water issues, programs, and information in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and ten tribal nations.
  • EPA Region 2 Homepage; water issues, programs, and information in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.
  • EPA Region 3 Mid-Atlantic Homepage covers the states of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Site includes information on the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program.
  • EPA Region 4 Homepage covers water and water quality programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
  • EPA Region 5 Homepage; information on water issues covering the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
  • EPA Region 6 Homepage has information on regional water quality plans, including those covering the Gulf of Mexico area. The region includes the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
  • EPA Region 7 Homepage covers the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
  • EPA's Region 8 Homepage has information for the states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 27 Tribal Nations.
  • EPA Region 9 Water Program covers Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands subject to U.S. law, and approximately 140 Tribal Nations. Drinking water, wastewater, and groundwater programs in the region are highlighted.
  • EPA Region 10 Water Issues includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 267 Indian Tribes.

DOC. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Information about the program and links to the Sea Grant programs across the country.

EPA. Office of Water.

Provides information on estuaries in the program, links to estuary sites, and information on topics such as air pollution and water quality.

Environmental Protection Agency.

Content includes "Basic Information," "Policies and Strategies," "Monitoring and Indicators," "Ecosystems," and "Toxics Reduction and Pollution Prevention."