Measurable physical and chemical characteristics of water from different sources.
Water science for schools: common water measurements [ More info] Explanation of common water properties including temperature, pH, specific conductance, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, hardness and suspended sediment for students and general public.
Water science for schools: the activity center - challenge questions [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students with questions to challenge students plus links to opinion surveys, questionnaires, and water facts.
Water science for schools: water properties [ More info] Educational site for elementary school students on the properties of water with links to a true/false quiz, common water measurements, pH, and water facts.
WaterQualityWatch -Continuous Real-Time Water Quality of Surface Water in the United States [ More info] Maps and explanations of continuous real-time data collection methods and results, including water temperature, turbididty, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, pH, and stream discharge values.
Wildfire effects on source-water quality--Lessons from Fourmile Canyon fire, Colorado, and implications for drinking-water treatment [ More info] Stream discharge and nitrate concentration increased downstream of the burned area during snowmelt, but these were probably within the treatment capacity of most drinking-water plants, and limited changes were observed in downstream ecosystems.
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