Category: Water


United States Geological Survey

http://www.usgs.gov/water/

USGS

The United State Geological Survey is an organization that monitors the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, and the impacts of climate and land usage change.  This is also a great site to explore water resources because since society depends on fresh and reliable water systems as well as fragile ecosystems, the USGS helps better understand water resources, with water quality information, data, publications, maps and projects.

United States Water Crisis

http://www.alternet.org/water/82378/

Water Crisis

The United States Water Crisis is a great article to read and really get some facts about water shortage.  With increasing temperatures, population and sprawl development the United States, freshwater supply is dwindling.  It’s a great article because it explains that our water shortage really is a crisis because without good planning we actually may run out.  Whether it is groundwater or surface water, our freshwater supply is dwindling almost every day and this article has the facts to prove it.