Hydrology Weblinks

Water Quality in Idaho: http://www.uidaho.edu/wq/wqhome.htm
University of Idaho’s water quality homepage created by Dr. Robert Mahler. Includes an index to water quality topics, publications, and brochures.

Anadromous Fish Reports: http://www.snowcrest.net/siskfarm/salmonrpt.html

Bonneville Power Administration: http://www.bpa.gov/indexmain.htm

Columbia River Basin Research: http://www.cbr.washington.edu/index.htm
Site by the school of Fisheries at the University of Washington.  Excellent site for Columbia River issues.  Site highlights include Maps of the Columbia, analysis tools used in research, fish tagging and passage information, hatchery information, physical conditions of the river.

Dam and Reservoir Info & Impact Archive: http://www.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca/dams/
Good resource for someone doing research on dam impacts. This site has a ‘conservation’ bias and scientific facts should be scrutinized for their ‘bias’ factor. Large site with many links including impacts of James Bay project on the Cree People. Siltation and river morphology data.

Dart Adult Passsage Home Page: http://www.cqs.washington.edu/dart/adultpass.html

Environmental Geology: http://geology.isu.edu/wapi/envgeo/index.htm

EPA Office of Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds: http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/
Great site. Organized under four major categories; Oceans, Coasts, Estuaries, Watershed’s (includes TMDL’s). Offers on-line class instruction (Academy 2000), publication information, and training courses for water sampling methods, computer modeling, pollution runoff, and hydrology techniques.

EPA Surf Your Watershed: http://www.epa.gov/surf/
Great site! History of the Clean Water Act, Maps of all state watersheds, TRI reports available, basic water facts, index of watershed indicators. Columbia River Information.

Example of a watershed that contains the 3 largest single conduit springs in the USA, as well as an illustration of the watershed: http://pubs.usgs.gov/factsheet/fs50-97/

Ground and Surface Water Terminology: http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~ohioline/aex-fact/0460.html

Ground Water Primer: http://danpatch.ecn.purdue.edu/~epados/ground/src/ground.htm

Heated with geothermal water: http://geoheat.oit.edu/directuse/all/dud0005.htm

Idaho Division of Environmental Quality(IDEQ): http://www.deq.state.id.us/

Idaho Department of  Fish and Game: http://www2.state.id.us/fishgame/

Idaho Department of Water Resources Home Page: http://www.idwr.state.id.us/
Home page includes a schedule of upcoming events (meetings, hearings, workshops). Idaho water supply information, department publications, water management information, technical information, Snake River Basin Adjudication, river flows, and water districts.

Idaho Rivers United Salmon News Page: http://www.idahorivers.org/salmonnews.htm
daho Rivers United is spearheading the fight to save Idaho's wild salmon and steelhead from extinction.

Idaho's Anadromous Fish Stocks: http://www.state.id.us/fishgame/whiteppr.htm

Idaho's Groundwater Management Areas: http://www.idwr.state.id.us/planpol/techserv/hydro/GW_Manage_Areas_Rept.htm

Idaho's Largest Aquifer: http://wwwidaho.wr.usgs.gov/nawqa/meetings/GMCLARK.nps5.htm

Idaho's Water: http://www.uidaho.edu/wq/wqpubs/cis887.htm

InfoRain's interactive maps showing historical and current salmon populations by watershed: http://www.inforain.org/salmon.htm

Instructional videos about watersheds: http://www.ctic.purdue.edu/KYW/glossary/whatisaws.html

Land and Water Law Review: http://www.uwyo.edu/law/l&wlrev/CONTENTS.HTM

Lake Pend Oreille: http://www.ohwy.com/id/l/lakepend.htm

Montana Water Center: http://water.montana.edu/
Site sponsored by the University of Montana. Lots of information about water resources in Montana. Drinking water, clean water initiatives, current projects, water policy, available training, Montana watersheds, and TMDL’s.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://www.noaa.gov/
Home page for the USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. this site is a great resource for all kinds of information.

National Wetlands Inventory: http://www.nwi.fws.gov/
Site created by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Gives wetland information for both the United States and Canada. Also includes current programs involving wetlands, ecology information, and distribution maps.

Plan for Analyzing and Testing Hypothesis Report: http://www.efw.bpa.gov/Environment/PATH/

Potlatch in Lewiston, Idaho: http://www.efw.bpa.gov/cgi-bin/efw/E/Welcome.cgi

Surface Water Data: http://idaho.usgs.gov/public/

Sewage World: http://www.sewage.net
Kind of fun site! Resources to look up municipal and industrial sludge treatment at most sites around the country. Explains process technology, and has many links to other sites of interest.

Stream Net: http://www.streamnet.org
Another great site with over 100 links to water related sites. General headings include: Columbia River fish projects, fish and fisheries, water resource information, geographic information systems, government agencies and sites, conservation and advocacy organization, endangered species act, and Tribes of the Northwest.

Two-thirds of the population of Idaho live in the fertile Snake River Valley. Check out census data:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov

U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program: http://endangered.fws.gov/

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service West Coast Salmon Endangered Species Web Site: http://www.nwr.noaa.gov/1salmon/salmesa/index.htm

USGS Surface Water Pages: http://water.usgs.gov/osw/

USGS Water Resources of the United States: http://water.usgs.gov/
A good page to learn about stream gages and the streamgaging network.

Utah Water Atlas: http://www.engineering.usu.edu/uwrl/atlas
This site offers a good example of an on-line water atlas. The Home page itself is not done very well but the information is good. Information topics presented are very similar to the Idaho Water Atlas outline.

Water Conservation in the Pacific Northwest: http://www.pn.usbr.gov/wat/index.shtml
Site created by the US Department of Interior, and the Bureau of Reclamation. Includes project information on water activities in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington. Idaho topics include Boise River Basin Soil Moisture Study, Salmon Recovery, Idaho River Systems Management, Solar Power Study.

Water Glossary (Idaho): http://www.ridenbaugh.com/srba/watglos.htm
This site was developed by a number of water resource agencies in the Western US. Glossary goes from A-Z; lists and defines all relevant water and water related terms.

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