The United States Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA’s web site is a wealth of information for teaching a water unit. You can get fact sheets with simplified information to very technical information. Follow the Water link to a variety of water topics. Follow the link Educational Resources to find helpful lesson plans with water lesson plans that would supplement any water unit. Go to the Office of Water link to find a ton of information on water, you can research specific watershed and even get a listing of companies that have been given citations for pollution in your region.
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
This web site also has tons of information for teachers ranging from very broad topics to very specific. Follow the Water link and you can find specific watersheds and their make-up. You can also get information on water management. There is a page containing ‘The Learning Web’ that contains information for students, teachers, and parents. This site has good lesson plans and classroom activities.
The State of Connecticut
Search these web sites to get local information on water issues. The DEP site has a history of water legislation in Connecticut.
The Regional Water Authority
Consider the Source-A Connecticut waterworks Association Curriculum
Hazardous Household Waste-Regional Water Authority Curriculum
The Authority will give teachers a wealth of information.
Project WET Curriculum
A fantastic water curriculum resource.