Water Resource Contacts

Below is a listing of contacts in the field of water resources. Click on the agency names to access their websites. The contacts are organized according to the following categories:



Non-Profit and Other Organizations

US Water Resource Centers


Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS)

Delaware Nutrient Management Commission (DNMC)

Delaware River Basin Commission

Delaware Geological Survey

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA)

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (DE)

National Drinking Water Clearinghouse

National Extension Service Water Quality Program

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

New Castle County Cooperative Extension

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Water Homepage

- EPA Chesapeake Bay Program; water quality, habitat, wildlife, programs

- EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water

- learn about the drinking water in Delaware

- what watershed do I live in and where does my drinking water come from?

US Fish and Wildlife Service


University of Delaware, Newark, DE

- Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

- Soil Testing Program

- Department of Bioresources Engineering

- Department of Animal and Food Sciences

- Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

- College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

- Delaware Water Resources Center at the U of D

- Water Resources Agency at the U of D

Delaware State University Natural Resources Program

Universities Council on Water Resources

Water on the Web HS/College Curriculum Project

Non-Profit and Other Organizations

Stroud Water Research Center (Avondale, PA)

Center for the Inland Bays (Rehoboth, DE)

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary 

Delaware Nature Society

Sierra Club

Trout Unlimited

The Ground Water Foundation

Izaak Walton League of America

Water Environment Foundation

American Water Works Association

American Water Resources Association

American Heritage Rivers Initiative (includes associated links)

Terrene Institute

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

National Watershed Network

The Northeastern Branch of the American Society of Agronomy & Soil Science Society of America

US Water Resource Centers

(the Delaware Water Resources Center is one of 54 nationwide)

National Institutes for Water Resources

For each of the 54 state, PR, VI, DC and Guam centers:

Annual Reports  Names and addresses  One-page program summaries


General Undergraduate and Graduate Internships, Fellowships, and Career Planning Information

Click here to access a national database of internship opportunities
For information on internships, field work and summer job opportunities nationwide click here
U.S. Office of Personnel Management Student Educational Employment Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Internship, Fellowship & Student Programs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's NNEMS Fellowship Program
U.S. Geological Survey, Student Employment Program
The University of Delaware’s Career Services Center
The University of Delaware’s Career Services Center internship programs, internship data base and other career services
Delaware State University Career Planning Services

Other Agency Employment Links:

DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Water Environment Federation
Department of Education
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service



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