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Water

This section of the Envirothon guide covers numerous topics pertaining to water including:
water chemistry, hydrological cycle, water table, aquifers, porosity,
movement of groundwater, wells, watersheds, streams & rivers, flow, alterations
to a watershed, eutrophication, wetlands, lakes & ponds, lake turnover & stratification, estuaries,
oceans, water pollution, movement of contaminants in water, remediation and water
quality management.



USEFUL RESOURCES


Aquatic PowerPoint updated 11/10/14
Groundwater Contamination 11/10/14
Watershed Delineation PowerPoint
added 2/14

NEW
Fun Macroinvertebrate Quiz
http://tinyurl.com/2q9v4r

Water Quality Cheat Sheet (pdf)

DCR's DOG WASTE AND SURFACE WATER QUALITY Brochure (pdf)

DCR's Unused & Expired Pharmaceuticals Brochure (pdf)

DCR's Aquatic Invasive Species Brochure (pdf)

EPA Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Product (PPCP) Pollution

Pharmaceutical Circle Simplified (pdf)

EPA Climate Change impact on Water Resouces (pdf)

NRCS How to Deliniate a Watershed

USGS Water Science School "Water Quality"

Thermal Pollution from Wikipedia

Climate Change Likely Makes Storms Like Sandy Worse

Watershed Delineation video

 

Principles of Water Resources
Cech, Thomas; J. Wiley & Sons, New York, NY, 2003

Dictionary Of Ecology and Environmental Science
Art, Henry New York 1994

Hands on Save Our Streams
Firehock, Karen Izaak Walton League of America, Inc; Gaithersburg, MD 1995

Basic Ground-water Hydrology
Heath, Ralph. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2220, 1998

Environmental Geology
Murck, Barbara & Skinner, Brian & Porter, Stephen C., John Wiley and Sons, Inc :New York 1996

Massachusetts Land and Pond Guide
Office of Water Resources, Lakes and Ponds Program, Boston, 2004


A Guide to Aquatic Plants in Massachusetts

New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston, 1999

Modern Biology
Towel, Albert. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc. Orlando, FL 1991

Ground Water and Surface Water: A Single Resource
Winter, Thomas & Harvey, Judson W., & Franke, O. Lehn & Alley, William M.
U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1139: Denver, Colorado, 1998.



For more information contact:
Kelley Freda
Jim Lagacy
Or visit the Lakes and Ponds Website
Or view the Lake Guide