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13.4 People and Water

In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of 13.4: People and Water. Use the navigation below to find the materials.

Section Materials


Visions of Earth, by AGI
A four-DVD set on interactions in Earth systems.

Research Projects - Emerging Contaminants in the Environment, by USGS
Synthetic or naturally-occurring chemicals or microorganisms not commonly monitored in the environment may have adverse ecological or human health effects. Read about a number of USGS projects designed to define these emerging contaminants and examine their role in the health of our water.

How is drinking water treated?, by EPA
Learn more about how drinking water becomes drinking water.

The Pesticide National Synthesis Project, by USGS
This report summarizes a comprehensive analysis of existing information on national and regional patterns of pesticides in the atmosphere and major influences on their sources and transport.

A Primer on Water Quality, by USGS
This page answers a series of questions with short paragraphs.

USGS Programs in Water Management, by USGS
This site briefly reviews the role of the USGS in managing the water resources of the United States. Topics covered include reservoir management, in-stream management and recreation, groundwater as a resources, groundwater contamination

Clean Water Action Plan, by EPA
The home page for the Clean Water Action Plan, an iniative for restoring and protecting the nation's water resources. Click on the links to review the details of the Plan and to learn the most recent actions related to the Plan

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Visions of Earth, by AGI
82 High-definition animations showing a variety of Earth and space system processes.

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