If you are looking for additional water resource information, check out the links below.
National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is a trade association for ground water professionals including well drillers, pump installers, geologist and other scientists. It is the NGWA vision to promote the responsible development, use, and management of ground water resources.
The NGWA has developed a site devoted to informing consumers about ground water and water wells. This site provides useful information about well maintenance, water quality, ground water and well basics. You can also use this site to locate a contractor in your area.
The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit international trade association representing the residential, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment industry. WQA maintains a close dialogue with other organizations representing different aspects of the water industry in order to best serve consumers, government officials, and industry members. They offer certification to members based upon required attendance to educational classes and testing. The website lets homeowners find professionals in their area.
The Water Systems Council (WSC) is the only national, non-profit organization solely focused on household wells and small water well systems. Committed to ensuring that Americans who get their water from household, private wells have safe reliable drinking water. www.watersystemscouncil.org
The American Ground Water Trust is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting efficient and effective ground water management. This website provides educational information about ground water issues that are important to water well owners.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency, whose function is to protect the environment. This includes the protection of public water supplies and our natural water ways. The site below gives information on the regulations that pertain to public water supplies, including what they need to test for and the levels which are considered safe.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting efficient and effective ground water management. This website provides educational information about ground water issues that are important to water well owners. water.usgs.gov
The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is the authoritative source of information about all types of bottled waters. Founded in 1958, IBWA member companies account for approximately 80% of all bottled water sales in the U.S. IBWA's membership includes U.S. and international bottlers, distributors and suppliers. IBWA is committed to working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which regulates bottled water as a packaged food product and state governments in concert with the IBWA Model Code to set stringent bottled water standards for safe, high-quality products. www.bottledwater.org