Hydrogeology Resources

Arsenic in Groundwater — Illinois Department of Public Health Fact Sheet

Water Science For Schools — A list of water related terms

Illinois Association of Groundwater Professionals — An association comprised of Illinois licensed water well and pump installation contractors and their employees, state and local Health Department offcials, manufacturers/suppliers of water well equipment and services, and leaders of other agencies dedicated to the utilization and protection of groundwater

Illinois Council on Food and Agricultural Research (C-FAR) — Works to secure additional resources to adequately fund relevant and high-quality research and related outreach programs that lead to profitable, consumer-sensitive, and environmentally sound food and agricultural systems in Illinois and the nation.

Imperial Valley Water Authority — Comprises all of Mason County and four townships in Tazewell County and has the responsibility of regulating water use and priortizing its uses during times of shortage.

Mahomet Aquifer Consortium — MAC was formed in 1998 to study the Mahomet aquifer, a sand and gravel aquifer underlying 15 counties in central Illinois.

National Ground Water Association — The mission of NGWA is to enhance the skills and credibility of all ground water professionals, develop and exchange industry knowledge and promote the ground water industry and understanding of ground water resources. The NGWA has developed a list of ground water resource materials to help elementary and secondary education professionals prepare lesson plans on the subject of ground water. These materials may also be useful to anyone interested in informing themselves and others about ground water.

National Well Owners Association — A resource for present and future well owners. Comprises information about well installation and maintenance including a listing of well contractors by state.

Springs of Illinois — This web site provides an overview of an intensive study focusing on the biodiversity, water quality, and hydrogeology of springs in Illinois, USA, conducted in three phases from April 1991 through June 1997.

USEPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water — Protects the public health along with states and its partners by ensuring the availability of safe drinking water. Site includes current drinking water standards for public supplies.

USGS: Water Resources of Illinois — USGS information about Illinois groundwater.

USGS: Water Education — USGS site on water education.

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