Links to water agencies, educational resources, and the suburban communities SPRWS serves.

Water Related Agencies

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal agency tasked with environmental protection. Enforces federal clean and safe drinking water laws.

EPA Office of Water

Portion of the EPA responsible for ensuring drinking water is safe and oceans, watersheds, and aquatic ecosystems are protected.

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Minnesota's state authority for drinking water. Oversees several programs that ensure safe drinking water.

Upper Mississippi Source Water Protection Project

Cooperative effort among cities, and regional/state agencies to protect the water of the Upper Mississippi River basin.

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

International non-profit, scientific, and educational association founded to improve water quality and supply.

AWWA Minnesota Section

Minnesota section of the AWWA. Focuses on research and providing educational development opportunities to members.

Educational Resources

Water Science School (USGS)

Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

DrinkTap (AWWA)

Answers to common questions about drinking water and water conservation.

Drinking Water Activities for Students and Teachers (EPA)

Resources to provide a basic understanding of drinking water terms and where water comes from. Listed by grade level.

What's Your Water Footprint: Water Footprint Calculator

Helps figure out tap water use and the “virtual water” used to produce your food, electricity, gas and home goods.

Water Websites (DrinkTap.org)

Resources to learn more about your tap water, as well as many links to other water-related sites.

EO Kids - Water, Water, Everywhere! (NASA)

Where can you find fresh water on Earth and how do satellites see it? Earth Observatory (EO) Kids explores water all over Earth, from glaciers to groundwater. Plus, make your own model aquifer that can turn into a self-watering system for your houseplants.

Fun Activities - Kids and Teachers - Water Use It Wisely

A collection of kid-centric websites that can be used in classrooms, by students, and by teachers.

Water Science School (USGS)

Information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.

WaterSense for Kids (EPA)

Geared towards way to save water, including a link to water games, as well as teacher and student resources.

Suburbs We Serve

Links to the official sites of suburban communities served by Saint Paul Regional Water Services.

Arden Hills

Falcon Heights

Lauderdale

Lilydale

Little Canada

Maplewood

Mendota Heights

Roseville

Sunfish Lake

West Saint Paul

Last Edited: July 5, 2022