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EPA Ground Water and Drinking Water DLESE Reviewed Collection
This EPA site is a small portal to a variety of groundwater and drinking education resources. Major topics include local drinking water, source water protection, drinking water standards, public drinking water systems and underground injection control. The Kids Stuff portion of this site has games and activities, kid's health, classroom activities and experiments, and a Spanish language section. There is also access to a variety of datasets, regulatory information and frequently asked questions.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Hydrology
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright, 2002
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-089
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
      • How physical systems affect human systems
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Environmental Protection Agency Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water