The Alliance for Water Efficiency is a stakeholder-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the efficient and sustainable use of water. Located in Chicago, the Alliance serves as a North American advocate for water-efficient products and programs, and provides information and assistance on water conservation efforts. http://www.allianceforwaterefficiency.org
Founded in 1964, the AWRA is a nonprofit professional association dedicated to the advancement of multidisciplinary water resources education, management and research. This page offers water-related websites recommended by AWRA members. http://www.awra.org/community/recommended
Founded in 1881 and currently serving over 57,000 members, the AWWA is the world’s oldest and largest nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of water quality and supply. This page offers a broad spectrum of consumer information concerning water quality, safety and standards.
The Texas chapter of the AWWA is the second-largest section of the organization, with over 3,500 volunteers working to advance the technology, science and policies as water professionals and stewards of the water resources and public water supplies of Texas.
Part of the EPA’s mission is to protect our nation’s waters. This page contains a multitude of links to information about all things water-related, from drinking water and wastewater to water pollution.
The EPA has created several children’s games to help them learn all about water conservation and raise their Water IQ.
The EPA’s WaterSense is a partnership program working to protect the future of the U.S. water supply by promoting water efficiency and enhancing the market for water-efficient practices, products and programs. http://www.epa.gov/watersense
The IPSSA works for continuing improvement of the pool and spa industry. http://www.ipssa.com
The Irrigation Association is the leading membership organization for irrigation companies and professionals. Together with their members, they are committed to promoting efficient irrigation and to long-term sustainability of water resources for future generations.
Plant water-wise plants native to North Texas. For ideas, check the lists of recommended native plants from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s native plant information network.
NACWA represents the interests of the nation’s wastewater treatment agencies, which serve most of the sewered U.S. population and collectively treat and reclaim over 18 billion gallons of wastewater daily. NACWA plays a key role in the development of environmental legislation, and works closely with federal regulatory agencies in the implementation of environmental programs.
National Geographic Kids has several excellent ways to raise your Water IQ - from conservation tips to learning about the water cycle.
The NWRA is a nonprofit federation of state organizations concerned with the appropriate management, conservation and use of water and land resources nationally. NWRA works to balance the needs of people and the environment.
Plant water-wise plants native to North Texas. For ideas, check the lists of recommended native plants from the Native Plant Society of Texas — North Central Chapter.
PBS Learning Media has two great video resources highlighting both the watercycle and watersheds.
Check your manufacturer’s website to see how to program your irrigation controller. For quick reference, please refer to some listed below.
Texas A&M AgriLife offers practical, how-to education based on university research, available to any resident of Texas.
This page features information about how you can conserve — and what TCEQ is doing — to help businesses and government curb their water use.
TNLA members are growers, landscape contractors, retails nurseries, and supplier Green Industry businesses working to advance the interests of the nursery/landscape industry in Texas.
Texas SmartScape works to educate North Central Texans on the many benefits of using native or adapted landscaping — with the ultimate goal of conserving local water supplies and improving stormwater runoff quality.
This website is all about drought — what it is, how it is measured, and how to lessen its effects. This page also features a thorough collection of state and national drought-related links.
The TWCA is the leading statewide organization dedicated to conserving, developing, protecting, and using Texas’ water resources for all beneficial purposes.
The TWF is a nonprofit organization working to heighten awareness among all Texans regarding the vital role water plays in our daily lives.
The TWRI provides leadership to stimulate priority research and educational programs in water resources within the Texas A&M University System and throughout the state.
Founded in 1928, the WEF is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization working to preserve and enhance the global water environment.