Resources

GLOBAL WATER ISSUES

Atlas of a thirsty planet.
http://www.nature.com/nature/focus/water/map.html

Global Water Crisis, 2.2.09
www.nature.com/nature/focus/water/

Fundamental change needed in water management in Asia, Pacific
Forbes.com, 12.04.07
http://www.forbes.com/afxnewslimited/feeds/afx/2007/12/04/afx4401387.html

United Nations and the world’s growing water crisis, 2003
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/2692253.stm

Natural Resources Defense Council
http://www.nrdc.org/reference/topics/water.asp

Global Flooding
www.talkorigins.org/faqs/faq-noahs-ark.html

ITT Guidebook to Global Water Issues
www.itt.com/waterbook/Israel.asp
www.itt.com/waterbook/Moscow.asp

International Water Management Institute
www.iwmi.cgiar.org

Global Water Sampling Project
k12science.ati.stevens-tech.edu/curriculum/ waterproj/languageactivities.shtml

Global Water Management Dilemmas: Lessons from China
www.rff.org/Documents/RFF-Resources-146-globalh20.pd

WATER ISSUES IN THE UNITED STATES
Maps: Aging Dams and Watersheds: Rehabilitation and Restoration
http://www.nal.usda.gov/wqic/Bibliographies/damsafe.htm
WATER IN CALIFORNIA

“Up to its neck in water woes because of tainted and faulty wells…”Daryl Kelley, Times Staff Writer, LA Times, December 15, 2004

“Towns thirst for safe water. Many have drinking water that doesn’t meet state standards.” Lynn Doan, Staff writer, Tulare Advance Register and Visalia Times Delta Link

“Council beats veto on water recycling” Mike Lee and Jenifer Vigil, Union-Tribune, 12.4.07
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20071204-9999-1n4water.html

WATER IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Overview of Watersheds in Los Angeles County
http://www.calflora.org/app/wgh?page=wcprofile&cc=LAX

Los Angeles County Cooperative Extension: A Toolbox for Watershed  Management
http://celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/Natural_Resources/A_Toolbox_for_Watershed_Management.htm

Center For Land Use Interpretation: Los Angeles County watershed map
http://ludb.clui.org/search.jsp

Hahamongna Watershed Park, Pasadena, California
http://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=Los+Angeles+County,+watershed+map&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&um=1&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&resnum=1&ct=title

LA County, Department of Public Works
http://ladpw.org/WMD/leveecertification/index.cfm

Ballona Watershed Green Map
http://www.lagreenmap.org/2_ballona.htm#ballona

Arroyo Seco Foundation
http://www.arroyoseco.org/streamflow.htm

History of the Los Angeles Aquaduct
http://wsoweb.ladwp.com/Aqueduct/historyoflaa/index.htm

Natural Resources Defense Council
Water quality in Los Angeles
www.nrdc.org/media/pressreleases/040312.asp

Colorado River
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-me-newcolorado25-2008may25,0,4045037,print.story

WATER DESALINIZATION

Water Education Foundation
http://www.water-ed.org/watersources/subpage.asp?rid=9&page=388

Long Beach Water Desalinization
http://www.lbwater.org/desalination/under.html

http://ww.pennnet.com/display_article/159066/41/ARCHI/none/WATER/1/Long-Beach,-Los-Angeles-to-build-seawater-desalination-plant/

http://www.tetratech.com/portal/site/TetraTech/menuitem.a17babdf82c1697db1935b106a1010a0/?vgnextoid=c95f6c1b9d785110VgnVCM100000ea0e050aRCRD

http://www.earthtech.com/news/EARTHTECHTODESIGN-BUILDDRINKINGWATERDESALINATIONPLANTINSOUTHCAROLINA.htm

BOTTLED WATER/TAP WATER

Natural Resources Defense Council: Report Finds Deteriorating Infrastructure, Pollution Threaten Municipal Drinking Water Supplies, 6.11.03
www.nrdc.org/media/pressReleases/030611.asp

“Bottled Water: Nectar of the Frauds? 2.5.06
http://www.organicconsumers.org/foodsafety/Bottled020606.cfm

Bottled Water: Pure Drink or Pure Hype?
www.nrdc.org/water/drinking/bw/appa.asp

“How To Uncode the Hiden Dangers of Plastic Bottles”, Lyneka Little, Mainstreet.com

WATER PRIVATIZATION

Water Conservation Portal & Search Engine
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/08/05/EDC2RA7OG1.DTL

Water Privatization Fiascos: Broken Promises and Social Turmoil
https://www.citizen.org/documents/privatizationfiascos.pdf

http://www.marxist.com/water-crisis280507.htm

“Lessons of Stockton’s water war” Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman, 8.5.07
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/08/05/EDC2RA7OG1.DTL

Water Conservation Portal & Search Engine
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2007/08/05/EDC2RA7OG1.DTL

ARTISTIC WATER SITES
http://vv.arts.ucla.edu/waterbowls
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