Waterways Resources from the EPA


Video Links

When in Doubt, Stay Out

Nutrient Pollution Public Service Announcement

Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey! Nutrient Runoff

Social Media Links



All Images Used with Permission and are Courtesy of the EPA

Web Links

How's My Waterway?

Find the condition of your local waterway using a smart phone, tablet, or desktop computer. By entering a zip code, place name, or using your smart phones location you will instantly receive a list of waterways within five miles of the search location.

WaterSense Program

WaterSense partners with manufacturers, retailers and distributors, and utilities to bring WaterSense labeled products to the marketplace and make it easy to purchase high-performing, water-efficient products. Save water and protect the environment by choosing WaterSense labeled products in your home, yard, and business and taking simple steps to save water each day.

Marine Debris Toolkit

Trash and litter along our coasts and in our waterways can be harmful to our health, the environment, and the economy.  Most trash that ends up in the water begins its journey on land. Use this toolkit to find customized outreach materials such as videos, PSA’s, print materials, educational resources, and promotional items that were developed by local governments, state agencies, and nonprofits.

Virtual Tour of a Drinking Water Plant.

Take this virtual tour to learn where your drinking water comes from and how it gets treated.

In addition to the virtual tour you will find exercises for your classroom and other web related resources.

Climate Impacts on Water Resources

Changes to our water resources affect many sectors, including energy production, infrastructure, human health, agriculture, and ecosystems. Learn how rising temperatures, changes in precipitation, and sea level rise have affected and will continue to affect water supply and quality.

Urban Waters Learning Network

The U.S. EPA has partnered up with two organizations River Network and Groundwork USA to establish the Urban Waters Learning Network to create and promote networking, provide technical assistance and learning opportunities to 10 organizations all over the country.


Don't Trash our Ocean (PDF)

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