Directory of Related Links

The links below are to sites that may be of interest to state facilities or agencies.

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency logoThe mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.

Illinois EPA works to safeguard the state’s natural resources from pollution to provide a healthy environment for its citizens. By partnering with businesses, local governments and citizens, Illinois EPA is dedicated to continued protection of the air we breathe and our water and land resources.

Overview of drinking water programs provided by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

Drinking Water Standards For Regulated Contaminants

This document provides a concise overview of the current primary (legally enforceable) and secondary (recommended) standards that apply to drinking water. The document also includes a brief description of the potential health effects.

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is a scientific and technical organization for water utilities.

NACE International

NACE International is a professional technical society dedicated to protecting the environment, promoting public safety, and reducing the economic impact of corrosion by advancing the knowledge of corrosion engineering and science.

Babcock and Wilcox

One of the world’s largest boiler manufacturers. Good citing of technical references.

Copper Development Association

Site dedicated to increasing the understanding of the potential uses of copper and copper alloys. Includes material specifications and referenced articles.

Online MSDS Information

MSDS Online, Inc. supplies companies with software and services for managing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) in electronic format.


MTAC logoThe Midwest Technology Assistance Center for Small Public Water Systems (MTAC) is comprised of a consortium led by the Illinois State Water Survey, in partnership with the land grant universities of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. MTAC serves small public water systems and public systems serving Indian Tribes.


CTI logoWant to learn more about the design, operation, and maintenance of cooling towers? Check out the website of the Cooling Tower Institute.


Overview of drinking water programs provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Water at Illinois

iSEE logoWater-related research conducted across campus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The campus maintains a longstanding program in water research, education, engagement, and development that has efforts focused not only in Illinois, but also worldwide. Illinois is home to a rich, interactive community of world-renowned scholars, who are willing to work across disciplines to solve the issues the world faces with its water supply. Based on global interactions, the Illinois Water Scholars’ research, education, and engagement programs are integrated across four main categories of water-related “needs.”