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American Water Works Association
AWWA is an international non-profit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. Founded in 1881, AWWA is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world.

Association of State Drinking Water Administrators
ASDWA is a professional association serving state drinking water programs. This association represents state administrators of the nation’s state drinking water programs.

National Environmental Training Center
NETC supports environmental trainers in their efforts to improve the quality of wastewater, drinking water, and solid water services in small communities.

National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association, Inc.
NOWRA was founded in 1991 by public health and industry specialists to promote the onsite wastewater industry through leadership, education, training, and communication.

National Rural Water Association
NRWA is America’s largest utility membership association serving over 18,000 water and wastewater utilities. In cooperation with state associations, NRWA is constantly working to improve the quality of utility services for rural Americans, while protecting our natural resources.

National Small Flows Clearinghouse
This website’s goal is to help America’s small communities to meet their wastewater needs.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources
ODNR’s mission is to ensure a balance between wise use and protection of natural resources for the benefit of all. The Division of Water has broad responsibilities for managing Ohio’s surface and ground water resources. The Division collects hydrologic data; develops ground water resource and pollution potential maps; issues permits for the construction of dams; operates the state canal systems; administers the state floodplain management program; and conducts water supply studies.

Ohio District of USGS
Water resources of Ohio.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
OEPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment through responsible regulation supported by sound science, quality service, and comprehensive environmental education. The Division of Drinking and Ground Waters (DDAGW) protects human health and the environment by characterizing and protecting water quality and ensuring that Ohio’s public water systems provide adequate supplies of safe drinking water. The goal of the Division of Environmental and Financial Assistance (DEFA) is to offer access to technical and financial assistance for practical solutions to environmental needs.

Ohio Water Professionals
The business of clean water in Ohio is a joint effort between several agencies and organizations, working toward a common goal. The following four organizations have realized this and have agreed to sponsor this page: Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA); Ohio Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA); Ohio Rural Water Association; and the Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO).

US Environmental Protection Agency
US EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment.

US Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Division
Has the principal responsibility, within the federal government, to provide hydrologic information and understanding needed by others to achieve the best use and management of the nation’s water resources.

US Water News Online
This website has the latest news concerning water and water issues around the country. Coverage includes water supply, water quality, policy and legislation, litigation and water rights, conservation, climate, international water news and more.

Water Online
This website is considered to be the marketplace for professionals in the water and wastewater treatment industry.

Water Environment Web
This is the official site of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), which is a non-profit technical and education international organization for over 40,000 water experts. WEF members include environmental, civil and chemical engineers, biologists, chemists, government officials, treatment plant managers and operators, laboratory technicians, college professors, researchers, students, and equipment manufacturers and distributors.

Universities Water Information Network
This network disseminates information of interest to the water resource community and all of those concerned with our water resources. The Universities Water Information Network is housed at the headquarters of the Universities Council on Water Resources, located at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. It is funded with a grant from USGS.