Water Groups and Associations

American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA)
AMTA's site includes resources about membrane technology to treat municipal, industrial, commercial, agricultural and waste waters.

American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
American Water Resources Association (AWRA) promises to advance multidisciplinary water resources education, management and research.

American Water Works Association (AWWA)
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Association of Water Technologies (AWT)
The Association of Water Technologies (AWT) endeavors to improve the efficient, effective and environmentally appropriate use of water, particularly in the traditional areas of heat transfer, mass transfer, and treatment for recycle and potable applications.

Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)
The Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) is interested in the management of Canada's water resources.

The leader in water treatment for nearly 65 years. Culligan delivers high-quality water treatment products that will benefit every part of consumers’ lives. They hope to raise the quality of life by purifying its most essential element: water.

Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies (IAWA)
The Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies (IAWA) intends to meet the needs of Administrators and Managers who are interested in wastewater collection and treatment.

International Water Association (IWA)
The vision of the International Water Association (IWA) is to be the leading international membership association for the improvement of urban water management worldwide in an environmentally sustainable way. IWA's coverage includes all aspects of water supply and treatment, wastewater collection, treatment and disposal and overall management of water quality and quantity including environmental and public health issues.

National Association of Water Companies (NAWC)
NAWC is the only trade association with members that provide safe, reliable drinking water to millions of Americans across the country.

National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (NDWC)
The National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (NDWC) helps small towns and rural areas have the best drinking water possible. NDWC has information available to help small communities improve the quality of their water.

National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA), includes members that are the world's leading ground water geologists and hydrologists, engineers, ground water contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers of ground water-related products and services.

National Rural Water Association (NRWA)
The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) is a non-profit federation of state rural water associations with the goal of providing support services to state associations who have more than 20,000 water and wastewater systems as members.

National Small Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC)
The National Small Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC) helps small communities and homeowners throughout the United States solve their wastewater-related problems. NSFC's provides free and low-cost information about onsite sewage treatment options and pollution prevention.

North American Membrane Society (NAMS)
The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) serves the synthetic membrane community by fostering the development and dissemination of knowledge in membrane science and technology, and by promoting the collaborative efforts of researchers, technologists and end-users.

NSF International
NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, is dedicated to being the leading global provider of public health and safety-based risk management solutions while serving the interests of all stakeholders.

Salt Institute
The Salt Institute has a "news" page which is updated weekly, and a basic information page relating to water conditioning.

Utility Connection
The Utility Connection site includes links to electric, gas, water and wastewater utilities, utility associations, organizations, news, magazines, utility financial resources, and related state & federal regulatory and information sites.

Water Education Foundation
The Water Education Foundation creates a better understanding of water issues and helps resolve water resource problems by creating educational programs.

Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation has been the leading technical organization for the water quality industry since 1928. WEF provides its members with the tools for success in the field of water quality. The tools include the latest technical information on water quality issues, cost-cutting design and implementation strategies, EPA enforcement activities, and time-saving operation techniques.

Water Quality Association (WQA)
The Water Quality Association (WQA) represents the household, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment industry. WQA is a resource and information source. WQA educates professionals, provides a laboratory for product testing, and communicates to the public about important news in the water industry.

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Environmental Information

Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation is a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior, which is the largest wholesaler of water in the country.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent Federal regulatory agency that monitors consumer products for safety.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
A wealth of information about the United States Department of Energy's efficiency and renewable energy.

Environment Canada
Includes information about the environmental protection and conservation efforts in Canada.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protects human health and to safeguard the natural environment. Their site includes Information sources, educational resources, business opportunities, and programs geared towards protecting human health and the natural environment.

Environmental Sciences Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory
The Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) focuses on environmental research in local, national, and international contexts.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) promotes and protects the public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market in a timely way, and monitoring products for continued safety after they are in use.

North Dakota Department of Health ~ Environmental Health Section
NDDH represents issues including water quality, waste management, air quality, and municipal facilities.

United States Geological Survey
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides information about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment.

U.S. Center for Disease Control
Information on the contaminant: Cryptosporidium