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Water: Background Information

 

1 "Groundwater." Minnesota DNR Web Site. 2008. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 28 Feb. 2008. www.dnr.state.mn.us/groundwater/index.html
2 State of Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources, Waters. Minnesota's Water Supply: Natural Conditions and Human Impacts. 2000. files.dnr.state.mn.us/publications/waters/mn_water_supply.pdf.
3 USGS (United States Geological Survey). "The Water Cycle." 2007. ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/watercyclesummarytext.html.
4 US Environmental Protection Agency. "Great Lakes: Basic Information." 2006. www.epa.gov/greatlakes/basicinfo.html.
5 Gertner, Jon. "The Future is Drying Up." New York Times Magazine. 4 Nov. 2007. www.nytimes.com.
6 State of Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources, Waters. Minnesota's Water Supply: Natural Conditions and Human Impacts. 2000. files.dnr.state.mn.us/publications/waters/mn_water_supply.pdf.
7 Gertner, Jon. "The Future is Drying Up." New York Times Magazine. 4 Nov. 2007. www.nytimes.com.
8 US Environmental Protection Agency. "Great Lakes: Basic Information." 2006. www.epa.gov/greatlakes/basicinfo.html.
9 US Environmental Protection Agency. "Water Quality Conditions in the United States: A Profile from the 2000 National Water Quality Inventory." EPA-841-F-02-003 Aug. 2002. www.epa.gov/305b/2000report/factsheet.pdf.
10 US Fish and Wildlife Service, "The National Fish Habitat Initiative." 2004. www.fws.gov/fisheries/CAF/overview.htm.
11 Great Lakes Information Network. "Water Pollution in the Great Lakes." www.great-lakes.net/teach/pollution/water/water1.html.
12 National Marine Fisheries Service. "Seafood Consumption Increases in 2006." 2007. www.publicaffairs.noaa.gov/releases2007/jul07/noaa07-r123.html.
13 Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. "Minnesota's Impaired Waters and Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs)." 2007. www.pca.state.mn.us/water/tmdl.
14 Sachs, Jessica Snyder. "A Natural History of Water in America." National Wildlife. June-July 2004. www.nwf.org/nationalwildlife/article.cfm?articleId=926&issueId=68.
15 NRDC. "Sewage Pollution Threatens Public Health." 2004. www.nrdc.org/water/pollution/sewage.asp.
16 "Indoor Water Conservation." Sourcebook for Green and Sustainable Building. 2007. www.greenbuilder.com/sourcebook/IndoorWater.html.
17 "Freshwater web site: Did You Know?" Freshwater Web Site. 24 Oct. 2007. Environment Canada. www.ec.gc.ca/WATER/en/info/facts/e_quantity.htm.