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Illinois Water Science Center

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Water Science Center


USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.


Education and Research

Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
Big River Magazine (Upper Mississippi River monthly magazine)
The Foundation of Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian Institute of Technology -- Civil and Environmental Engineering
National Academies of Science
University of Illinois
College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Illinois Water Resources Center
University of Illinois Extension
University of Illinois Water Quality Research and Outreach
USGS Drinking Water Programs
What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Environment, Weather, and the Earth

CoCoRaHS-Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network
USGS Energy and Minerals
Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center
River Watch for the Mississippi River Basin
U.S. National Weather Service
USACE On-Line Navigation Charts
Earth from Space
Looking at Earth
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Geography from Space Quiz

Federal, State, and Local Goverment Sites

View a complete list of the USGS Illinois Water Science Center Cooperators U.S. Department of the Interior
Illinois State Water Survey
Illinois State Geological Survey
Great Lakes Information Network
Illinois Department of Agriculture Soils and Water Conservation Districts Directory
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1993 Flood Data
Imperial Valley Water Authority
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
American Heritage Rivers Initiative or View a Map of AH Rivers
USEPA National Center for Environmental Research and Quality Assurance
USEPA Office of Water
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Links for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

The Groundwater Foundation's Kid's Corner
The Learning Web
Water Resources Education Resources
The Parts of the Water Cycle
NASA's Planetary Photojournal
Terraserver Aerial Photo Viewer

Professional Organizations

Air and Waste Management Association
American Fisheries Society
American Geological Institute
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Hydrology
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society Limnology and Oceanography
American Water Resources Association
American Water Works Association
Conservation Technology Information Center
Environmental Working Group
The Geological Society of America
The Groundwater Foundation
Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies
Illinois Farm Bureau
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
International Joint Commission
Mahomet Aquifer Consortium
Mississippi River Basin Alliance
National Association of Environmental Professionals
National Ground Water Association
National Registry of Environmental Professionals
The Nature Conservancy
Society of Wetland Scientists
Water Environment Federation
Water Online


Boss International* -- Engineering Software
Haestad Methods* -- Hydrology and Hydraulics Software
Water Resources Consulting Services* -- Hydrology and Hydraulics Software

* -- The listing of this company does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Geological Survey but is provided as a reference.

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