Education and Awareness on Water Quality


"Water is powerful. It can be beautiful and brutal, cleansing and contaminates, lethal and life-giving. Water is essential to life, yet 748 million people in the world still struggle to find it.

It's time to take notice"

"While water covers 71 % of the earth’s surface, less than 1 % of that is accessible fresh water. We must protect our limited fresh water supplies from harmful contaminants. Non-point source pollution is the biggest threat to water quality today, meaning that many small actions build into a big problem."

"Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it only starts with water -- but water affects everything in life. Health. Education. Food security. We can end the water crisis in our lifetime."

Take a journey through the unusual world that exists beneath a streambed. Called the hyporheic zone, this world of microscopic flora and fauna is vital to the health of rivers around the world. Find out why, and see the slime on streambed pebbles come to life! Meet for the first time the colorful and unknown world of the Hyporheic Zone and why it is important.

"Water is a precious, yet finite resource essential for life, with no adequate substitute. Supplying and allocating water of adequate quality and in sufficient quantity is one of the major challenges facing society today."

Apps and Games


"A handy new web app makes getting critical water data in a snap, no matter how bad or good the weather- and it might even save your life. The web app uses your location to pinpoint and display data about nearest waterways like corresponding stream information and flow rates.