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Contents below:

     · Key data sources

       · General information     

         · Recurring events & past conferences

           · Periodicals                      

             · Literature & writing

               · Films  

                 · Climate change                        

                   · Sewage & wastewater

                     · Dams

                       · Water conservation tips

                         · Art

Also see:

     · Place-based freshwater information @ World geography & transboundary regions

         · Place-based freshwater information @ Countries A>Z

           · Freshwater @ USA

             · Water rights & human rights @ Human rights & environmental rights

Key data sources

Freshwater Information Platform (FIP)

Global Freshwater Quality Database GEMStat

Water Action Hub

     · "...a global online collaboration and knowledge sharing platform for water sustainability,

     developed by the CEO Water Mandate."

General information

     · Also see information resources associated with specific institutions on the Freshwater institutions page.


Aqueduct: Measuring and Mapping Water Risk @ WRI

Circle of Blue

Global Surface Water Explorer

     · NYT story

     · Nature article

World water conflicts infographic @ Popular Science

Josh's Water Jobs

Oil & Water series @ The Intercept

USGS Water Basics Glossary

     · hydrology terms

Water Consumption

     · Water as a resource: quantity and quality

Water for the Ages blog

Water Science School @ USGS


     · "...the home of WaterWorld Magazine, Industrial WaterWorld and Water & Wastewater

     International - an online news and technology source serving engineers, managers, and

     consultants in the Water/Wastewater Industry Worldwide."

Western Water Assessment [USA]

What is your water footprint? @ National Geographic

The World's Water @ Pacific Institute

Recurring events & past conferences

World Water Day

World Water Forum

2016 Budapest Water Summit


    · Also see periodicals at Transboundary watercourses page

Advances in Water Research

Hydrological Processes


Industrial WaterWorld

International Journal of Water Resources Development

Journal of Hydrology

Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

News Deeply



Water, Air, & Soil Pollution

Water & Wastewater International

Water Environment Research

Water International

Water Policy

     · Official Journal of the World Water Council

Water Resources Management: An International Journal


WT [Water Today: Canada]

Literature & writing

Dear body of water


Upstream, Downriver

Climate change

Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA)

Climate Change & rivers @ International Rivers

Methow Beaver Project

Sewage & wastewater


     Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)


     Water, sanitation and hygiene


     Water sanitation hygiene

          Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater

Water quality and waste water @ UN Water


Environmental impacts of dams @ International Rivers

Dam Removal Europe

Water conservation tips

    · These links were curated by Lisa Walker of Neighborhood Sprouts.

Water Conservation: Why Saving Water is Important

How conserving water affects your wallet: 5 ways

How Water Conservation Saves Energy and Reduces Greenhouse Gas

32 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

10 Water-Saving Devices You Can Install Yourself

How to Choose a Low-flow Shower Head

The Homeowner's Guide To Energy Efficient Mortgages

13 Ways to Implement Water Conservation in Your Garden

What Is Xeriscaping?


Ebb & Flow by Maya Lin

Freshwater ~ General & reference information