Get WET: Stories from the project PDF [link to be added]
Papplewick Pumping Station
Organisations and Projects
Page from The Alliance for Water Education.
Subak - Paddy Bali
An environmental arts project with children about the subak traditional irrigation system
Rethinking Schools Online project: Measuring Water with Justice (requires signup)
Investigating the effect of oil on wildlife.
British Geological Survey
Page on Groundwater Science
The Water Cycle
UK Met Office
UK Flood Map: Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Sea
UK Environment Agency
UN International Decade for Action: Water for Life 2005-2015
The primary goal of the ‘Water for Life’ Decade is to promote efforts to fulfill international commitments made on water and water-related issues by 2015 – a decade of action. Commitments include the Millennium Development targets to reduce by half the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015.
Water: A Shared Responsibility. The United Nations World Water Report, 2006.
Download report as large PDF.
Climate Change and Water [large PDFs]
Water: A Special Issue.
Water Solutions: A Q&A with Matt Damon and Gary White,
Stanford Medical Magazine
Report: Fracking Could Cause a New Global Water Crisis
www.commondreams.org, Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Thames Water Desalination Plant, London, United Kingdom
Page from Water-Technology.net
Articles from On The Commons magazine:
- Water Commons. Water Citizenship. Water Security: Tales of commons management from around the world
- Protecting Drinking Water by Preventing Pollution in Upstream Communities
- Water Belongs to All of Us
- 10 Water Commons Principles
- Search for "water" at On The Commons
Mass media news articles
Water bills rise by average of 5.7%
The Guardian, Tuesday 31 January 2012.
Is protecting the environment incompatible with social justice? by George Monbiot.
George Mobiot's Guardian blog, 13 February 2012.
Water map shows billions at risk of 'water insecurity'
BBC News, Science & Environment, 29 September 2010.
Tycoon nabbed for water piracy
TOPS.lk, December 13, 2010
UK gets water shortage warning
Drought spreads across England as soil moisture in Anglia reaches record low
The Telegraph, 24 February 2012.
Mild drought caused Maya collapse in Mexico, Guatemala
BBC News online, 23 February 2012
Local history (Nottingham)
The Story of the Nottingham Canal
Lenton Times, May 1989
River Leen - Lenton
The Lenton Listener, March-April 1988.
Posters and visual resources
Fresh Water For All
Urban Water Cycle
Posters from Coast Cartoon Studio
The Water Cycle: Surface Runoff
Posters from US Geological Survey
Comic strips on the topic of water
by Judy Horacek
The Water Footprint: Every drop counts!
Water footprint calculator
The Story of Bottled Water: How "Manufactured Demand" Pushes What We Don't Need and Destroys What We Need Most
Online video resource from The Story of Stuff Project
Water - Liquid Awesome: Crash Course Biology #2
Online video resource
The Urban Water Cycle
Online video resource from National Geographic
David L. Feldman. Polity, 2012.
H2O: A Biography of Water
Phillip Ball. Phoenix, 200.
Virtual Water: Tackling the Threat to Our Planet's Most Precious Resource
Tony Allan. IB Tauris, 2011.
Literacies in Place: Teaching Environmental Communications
Barbara Comber, Helen Nixon & Jo-Anne Reid (Eds.). Primary Englaish Teaching Association Australia, 2007.
Troubled Water: Saints, Sinners, Truth and Lies About the Global Water Crisis
Anita Roddick with Brooke Shelby Biggs. Anita Roddick Books, 2004.
Blue Gold: The Battle Against Corporate Theft of World's Water
Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke. Random House, 2010.
Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water
Maude Barlow. Black Incorporated, 2007.
Every Drop for Sale
Jeffrey Rothfeder. Penguin Group, 19 Aug 2004.
The Water Manifesto: Arguments for a World Water Contract
Riccardo Petrella. Zed Books, 2001.
Inside the Bottle: An Exposé of the Bottled Water Industry
Tony Clarke. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2007.
Water: Towards a Culture of Responsibility
Antoine Frérot. UPNE, 2011.
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit
Vandana Shiva. South End Press, 2002.