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Drinking Water Links
Different agencies within the State of Maine provide information on well water safety.

National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
Helping small communities by collecting, developing, and providing timely information relevant to drinking water issues

The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)
Information about new legislation and training opportunities.

Resources for Communities and People
(RCAP Solutions)

Safe Drinking Water Trust eBulletin
A resource for small system decision makers from the Rural Community Assistance Program

Maine Water Utilities Association (MWUA)
Current events and MWUA committees.

Maine Rural Water Association (MRWA)
Current events and training opportunities.

Maine Municipal Bond Bank (MMBB)
Administrator and financial manager of the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund.

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)

New England Water Works Association
Local information, training, and jobs.

American Water Works Association
The mother of all drinking water sites.

EPA's Office of Water
For the latest information from Washington D.C.

State of Maine Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory
Lab to test your drinking water.

Water Use It Wisely
Water conservation information.

NPI Pump
For help troubleshooting chemical feed pumps.

Drinking Water Glossary From EPA
Definitions of technical information.

State of Maine Laws
Online From the Secretary of State

EPA's Fact Sheets on Drinking Water Contaminants

Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research
University of Maine

University of Maine Cooperative Extension
University of Maine UMCE Water Quality

EPA Region 1 Home Page

Pollution in Your Area of the United States

Recognizing Waterborne Disease and the Health Effects of Water Pollution

Best of the Web - Drinking Water

Drinking Water Operations: Treatment and Distribution Wall Chart
external link - produced by HDR/AWWA


State of Maine Environmental Web Sites

State of Maine Home Page
Good starting point for all Maine web sites, weather, state agencies, and browsers

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Hunting, fishing, and boating regulations

Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Water / air quality regulations

Maine Department of Conservation
State Parks, hydrogeology, and mapping

Maine Office of Geographic Information Systems

Maine Department of Agriculture
Pesticides regulation

Maine State Planning Office
Drinking Water Protection Sources of State, Federal & Private Funding & Technical Assistance

DHHS Environmental and Occupational Health
Well Water Quality Information for public and private water systems.


Other Related Web Sites

Opportunities to learn more about Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

Maine Emergency Management Agency
Homeland Security Grant Program funds

Maine Rivers

World Water Monitoring Day

Watershed Coalition - Great Works River Watershed Coalition.

U.S. EPA Website
Resources for Teachers

Maine Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants
They are an invasive plant resource and offer training

U.S. EPA Website
Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach Campaigns

USDA Forest Service
"Riparian Forest Buffers-Function and Design for Protection and Enhancement of Water Resources"

Pandemic Flu Links

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Planning Checklist (external .pdf document)
Planning and Response Activities