* Please note: The following external links will open in a new window.
Different agencies within the State of Maine provide information on well water safety.
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
Helping small communities by collecting, developing, and providing timely information relevant to drinking water issues
The Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)
Information about new legislation and training opportunities.
Safe Drinking Water Trust eBulletin
A resource for small system decision makers from the Rural Community Assistance Program
Maine Water Utilities Association (MWUA)
Current events and MWUA committees.
Maine Rural Water Association (MRWA)
Current events and training opportunities.
Maine Municipal Bond Bank (MMBB)
Administrator and financial manager of the Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund.
New England Water Works Association
Local information, training, and jobs.
American Water Works Association
The mother of all drinking water sites.
EPA's Office of Water
For the latest information from Washington D.C.
State of Maine Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory
Lab to test your drinking water.
Water Use It Wisely
Water conservation information.
For help troubleshooting chemical feed pumps.
Drinking Water Glossary From EPA
Definitions of technical information.
State of Maine Laws
Online From the Secretary of State
Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research
University of Maine
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
University of Maine UMCE Water Quality
Drinking Water Operations: Treatment and Distribution Wall Chart
external link - produced by HDR/AWWA
State of Maine Home Page
Good starting point for all Maine web sites, weather, state agencies, and browsers
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
Hunting, fishing, and boating regulations
Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Water / air quality regulations
Maine Department of Conservation
State Parks, hydrogeology, and mapping
Maine Department of Agriculture
Maine State Planning Office
Drinking Water Protection Sources of State, Federal & Private Funding & Technical Assistance
DHHS Environmental and Occupational Health
Well Water Quality Information for public and private water systems.
Opportunities to learn more about Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
Maine Emergency Management Agency
Homeland Security Grant Program funds
Watershed Coalition - Great Works River Watershed Coalition.
U.S. EPA Website
Resources for Teachers
Maine Center for Invasive Aquatic Plants
They are an invasive plant resource and offer training
U.S. EPA Website
Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach Campaigns
USDA Forest Service
"Riparian Forest Buffers-Function and Design for Protection and Enhancement of Water Resources"
Planning and Response Activities