Did You Know?

All of the water that exists here on Earth is the same water that was here during the time of the dinosaurs! There will never be any new water.

Water Resources

Water Rocks!
A statewide, youth water education campaign for Iowa, featuring interactive games, music videos, "What's in your water?" campaign videos, and more.

Iowa Learning Farms
Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to improved water and soil quality across the state.  The ILF website includes videos, print materials, enhanced learning activities, webinars, and information about upcoming field days/outreach events.

Learn about the DNR's statewide volunteer water quality monitoring program and how you can get involved.

Project WET
Water Education for Teachers promotes responsible water stewardship worldwide through excellent and effective water education.

USGS Water Science for Schools
Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center to test water knowledge.

EPA's Surf Your Watershed
This interactive site allows the user to locate their local watershed and find detailed watershed profile information.

Iowa DNR Watershed Atlas
Find your local watershed here.

Explore More page with Iowa Public Television
Iowa Public Television’s website devoted to water is divided into sub-categories including uses, pollutants, issues, view points, and water in depth.

Water Environment Federation
Designed for use by teachers, non-formal educators, and water quality professionals, The Water Sourcebook series covers today's most important water environment topics.

The Watershed Game
Explore the choices we make in watersheds and how these choices impact the water we use every day.

The Groundwater Foundation
The Groundwater Foundation is a nonprofit organization that educates people and inspires action to ensure sustainable, clean groundwater for future generations.

National Environmental Services Center (NESC)
Based out of West Virginia University, this center's website contains information about drinking water, wastewater and source pollution.