Water Information: Starting Points

 

General

Water Facts

http://discoverer.sirs.com/cgi-bin/dis-article-display?id=0000PL2159-D72437SI&artno=0000186225&searchkey=water%20use

 

Where is Earth’s Water?

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthwherewater.html

 

American Waterworks Association—25 Facts About Water

http://www.awwa.org/advocacy/learn/INFO/425FACTSABOUTWATER.CFM

 

U.S.

U.S. Geological Survey--Estimated Use of Water in the United States in 2000

http://water.usgs.gov/pubs/circ/2004/circ1268/

 

American Waterworks Association—Stats on Tap

http://www.awwa.org/Advocacy/pressroom/statswp5.cfm

 

International

A Thirsty World

http://www.unesco.org/courier/2001_10/uk/doss02.htm

 

Sabre-rattling Among Thirsty Nations

http://www.unesco.org/courier/2001_10/uk/doss01.htm

 

NY Times—Iraq Struggles to Restore its Endangered Tigris River

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/12/international/middleeast/12TIGR.html?hp

 

NY Times—‘Water Wars’ Over the Dam

http://www.nytimes.com/2002/10/27/books/review/27FINKBET.html?tntemail1=&pagewanted=print&position=top

 

Conservation

Tualatin Valley Water District—Indoor Water Conservation Tips

http://www.tvwd.org/conservation/indoor.htm

 

Tualatin Valley Water District—Business Water Conservation

http://www.tvwd.org/conservation/business.htm