Agencies & Organizations
American Water Resources Association This site has reviews of recently published books on water resources. Links to the Journal of the AWRA and Conference Proceedings are also available. American Water Works Association The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. AWWA Research Foundation The AWWA Research Foundation sponsors research for the drinking water community. International Water Association National Ground Water Association National Water Resources Association The National Water Resources Association is a nonprofit federation of state organizations concerned with the appropriate management, conservation, and use of water and land resources on a national scope. University Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) National Institute for Water Resources (NIWR) Contains information on the National Water Resources Research Institutes program and connections to various state water institutes around the country. Each state has a unique water research program, specializing in different fields. Water Environment Federation (WEF)
Auburn University Water Resources Center Berkeley Water Center California Institute for Water Resources California State University Chico – Center for Water and the Environment California State University Northridge – Center for Urban Water Resilience Columbia Water Center Desert Research Institute – Center for International Water and Sustainability Emory University Center for Global Safe WASH Florida A&M Center for Water and Air Quality Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology Fresno State International Center for Water Technology Grand Valley State University – Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute Heidelberg University – National Center for Water Quality Research Idaho Water Resources Research Institute Iowa Water Center Johns Hopkins Center for Water and Health Marquette University Global Water Center Maryland Water Resources Research Center Michigan State University – MSU Center for Water Sciences Michigan Tech Center for Water and Society Minnesota State University Mankato – Water Resources Center MIT Center for Clean Water and Clean Energy Montana Water Center Nebraska Water Center (Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute) NOAA National Water Center (NWC) – University of Alabama Ohio Water Resources Center Oklahoma State – Oklahoma Water Resources Center Pennsylvania Water Resources Research Center Rhode Island Water Resources Center South Carolina Water Resources Center Stanford University – Water in the West State of Washington Water Research Center Tennessee Tech University – Center for the Management, Utilization, and Protection of Water Resources Tennessee Water Resources Research Center Texas A&M Corpus Christi – Center for Water Supply Studies Texas A&M Dallas Urban Water Program Texas State University – The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment Texas Tech University Water Resources Center Troy University Center for Water Resource Economics University of Alaska Fairbanks – Water and Environmental Research Center University of Arkansas – Arkansas Water Resources Center University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center University of California Los Angeles – Water Technology Research Center University of California Davis – Center for Water-Energy Efficiency University of California Irvine – WEX Center (Research at the Water-Energy Nexus) University of California Riverside – Water Science and Policy Center University of California San Diego – Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) University of California Santa Cruz – Center for Integrated Water Research University of Delaware Water Resources Agency University of Florida Water Resources Research Center University of Hawaii at Manoa – Water Resources Research Center University of Illinois Extension – Illinois Water Resources Center University of Massachusetts Amherst – Water Resources Research Center University of Memphis – Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research University of Michigan Water Center University of Minnesota Water Resources Center University of Missouri Water Research Center University of New Hampshire – UNH Stormwater Center University of New Mexico – Utton Transboundary Resources Center University of Oklahoma WaTER Center University of Texas Austin – Center for Research in Water Resources University of Washington Tacoma – Center for Urban Waters University of Wisconsin Extension – Environmental Resources Center University of Wisconsin Milwaukee – Center for Water Policy University of Wisconsin Stevens Point – Center for Watershed Science and Education Utah State University Extension – Center for Water-Efficient Landscaping UTSA Center for Water Research Vermont Water Resources and Lake Studies Center Virginia State University – 1890s Water Center Virginia Water Resources Research Center
Central Colorado Water Conservancy District The primary services provided to constituents include the operation of the Substitute Supply Plan of augmentation for approximately 1,000 irrigation wells, operation of numerous groundwater recharge sites, surface and groundwater quality research, water education activities for students and adults, lobbying at the state and federal levels, and review of water rights applications in the Division One Water Court. Colorado River Water Conservation District Denver Water Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District The District encompasses almost 1.6 million acres in portions of Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer, Weld, Morgan, Logan, Washington and Sedgwick Counties. Total value of agricultural production within District boundaries in 1996 was $357 million with a population within the District of approximately 530,000. The City of Fort Collins Emergency Preparedness and Security The Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District This site has reviews of recently published books on water resources. Links to the Journal of the AWRA and Conference Proceedings are also available. The Southwest Water Conservation District Information about the history of the Southwest Water Conservation District, an excellent list of water terms and definitions, and water information for the Four Corners area. The Water Information Program Public information program sponsored by the water districts, organizations and agencies in the San Juan and Dolores watersheds of Southwestern Colorado.
Citizens for San Luis Valley Water Dedicated to ensure the prudent use of San Luis Valley water in conjunction with preservation of the agricultural, ecological, and recreational environment. Clean Water Action – Colorado Colorado Foundation for Water Education Mission: “To promote better understanding of Colorado’s water resources and issues by providing balanced and accurate information and education.” Colorado Section of the American Water Resources Association The objectives of the Colorado Section of AWRA include: The advancement of water resources research, planning, development, management, and education; establishing a common meeting ground for scientists, engineers and other persons concerned with Colorado’s water resources; the collection, organization and dissemination of ideas and information in the field of water resources science and technology. Colorado Water Congress The mission of the Colorado Water Congress is to promote the wise management and stewardship of the state’s water resources for the benefit of Colorado’s present and future generations. Colorado Watershed Assembly Mission to support collaborative efforts to protect and improve the conservation of land and natural resources of Colorado Watersheds. Site includes a map of Colorado Watershed Groups The Poudre Runs Through It Roaring Fork Conservancy Founded in November of 1996 as an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the Roaring Fork River and its tributaries. The Conservancy addresses environmental concerns about the Roaring Fork River and its corridors that extend from Independence Pass to Glenwood Springs where it joins the Colorado River. The South Platte River and Alluvial Aquifer Water Education Colorado The leading organization for informing and engaging Coloradans on water issues. The statewide community is connected by a deep appreciation for water and a love for the natural resources that make our state so exceptional. Western Governors Association Western States Water Council
Colorado Decision Support Systems Colorado Department of Agriculture Colorado Department of Natural Resources Colorado Division of Water Quality Control Colorado Division of Wildlife Colorado Flood Information Colorado Geological Survey (Groundwater Atlas of Colorado) Colorado State Judicial Branch Water Courts Colorado Water Conservation Board Colorado Water Quality Control Commission Colorado Water Quality Forum Division of Water Resources River Watch Stream Flow Information