Water resources are the waters that are used for human consumption, industry or wildlife habitat. This category includes all scientific aspects of those waters, including information on hydrology, water supply, distribution, quality, wastewater, flooding, surface water (rivers, streams, and lakes), groundwater, drinking water, water treatment technology and policies.

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American Water Works Association, CT Section
International nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.
Civil Works in Connecticut
Information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on flood protection projects, navigation projects, and shore and bank protection projects being conducted in the state.
Clean Water Project
Overview of project, Master Plan, FAQs, current projects, community meetings and public education.
Connecticut Federation of Lakes
Promoting the understanding and management of lakes, ponds, and watershed associations in the state.
Connecticut Lakes and Ponds
Program by the state's Department of Environmental Protection to acquire data on water depth, quality, aquatic vegetation and bottom materials for the lakes and ponds for which the State has management and recreational responsibilities.
Connecticut Sea Grant
Program of the University of Connecticut and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that fosters the conservation and wise use of aquatic, coastal and marine resources through research, outreach and education.
Connecticut's Clean Marina Program
Voluntary program that encourages inland and coastal marina operators to minimize pollution.
Connecticut's Streamwalk Initiative
Program description, FAQs, Streamwalk manual and links to related sites.
Eastern Connecticut Conservation District
Newsletter and information on events, board of directors, projects and field offices.
Human Impacts on Tidal Wetlands
Includes look at the history and evolution of the state's tidal wetlands, by Ron Rozsa, Ecologist, Office of Long Island Sound Programs, Connecticut DEP. Provided in PDF format. [PDF]
Mansfield Hollow Lake
Ecological and recreational information from the Connecticut DEP on lake also known as Naubesatuck Lake, which straddles the towns of Mansfield in Tolland County, and Windham in Windham County.
Mansfield Hollow Lake Flood Risk Management Project
Photo and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
My Sound
EPA/UConn project provides real-time water quality monitoring data from Long Island Sound in order to enhance the appreciation, knowledge and use of The Sound.
Quinnipiac River Watershed Association
Organization dedicated to the preservation of the Quinnipiac River, which originates in the ridges of Farmington and Plainville, and flows to its estuary in New Haven on Long Island Sound. Maps, photos, events calendar, programs and membership information.
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
Statewide coalition of river organizations and individuals formed to protect and enhance the state's rivers by promoting sound river and watershed policies.
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
Statewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting and enhancing Connecticut’s rivers, streams and watersheds.
Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
Satewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting and enhancing all of Connecticut's waterways. Mission, programs, events, publications, resources and links.
Soundkeeper
Promotes the protection and enhancement of the biological, physical and chemical integrity of Long Island Sound and its watershed. Information on programs, geological history, weather, tides, fishing and boating, and membership.
SoundWaters
Dedicated to educating children and adults about Long Island Sound and its watershed. News, volunteer and job opportunities, newsletter, membership, information about schooner and educational programs and events.
Surf Your Watershed: Connecticut
Environmental profile, including water quality, beach monitoring sites, stream gauging stations, real-time water data, fact sheets and other information for the state's watersheds. Also provides interactive map which provides further information on local watersheds.
Thames River Basin Partnership
Voluntary, cooperative effort to share organizational resources and to develop a regional approach to natural resource protection that grew out of locally led workshops held by the region's Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
Tide Chart Index Connecticut Coast East
Covering Stonington to New Haven.
Tide Chart Index Connecticut Coast West
Covering New Haven to Greenwich.
U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Division
Earth science agency which provides hydrologic information and appraises water resources for the government.
U.S. Geological Survey: Programs in Connecticut
Information on projects and programs conducted throughout the state.
USGS Water Data for Connecticut
Data from the U.S. Geological Survey includes current conditions, surface and groundwater, water quality and use.
Waterbury/Watertown Local Protection Project
Photo and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on flood control project located along the east bank of the Naugatuck River in both Waterbury and Watertown.
Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program in Connecticut
Overview of program that provides technical and financial assistance to watersheds of 250,000 or fewer acres in the state.
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