Water Resources

Primary Resources:

Relative Links:

Rhode Island EPA

Federal Resources

Educator Resources

  • Water Science for Schools - Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
  • The Learning Web - A portion of the USGS website dedicated to K-12 education and life-long learning. Explore things on, in, around and about the Earth such as land, water, plants and animals, and maps.
  • Ground Water Atlas of the United States - Describes the location, the extent, and the geologic and hydrologic characteristics of the major aquifers of the Nation
  • Science in Your Watershed - Find information about your watershed
  • Water Education Posters - Cartoon posters for grades K-12 on subjects of wetlands, water use, wastewater, navigation, ground water, and water quality
  • Aquifer Basics
  • Water Basics Glossary of Terms
  • USGS Library - The largest earth science library in the world... providing information to other organizations and individuals in the areas of geology, hydrology, cartography, biology, and related fields.