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Water Resources

Our water quality and available resources are of increasing interest and concern as the population density increases. These links provide information on the quality and quantity of our water resources; facts relating to groundwater and runoff; and information about educational events and materials, as well as professional association contacts.

USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
USDA, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
USDA, National Agricultural Library
Public and Private Organizations Concerned with Water
United States Geologic Survey
  • Water Resources of New Jersey, The United States Geological Survey's (USGS) web page provides information about the current conditions of surface water, ground water and water quality sites; water flow and levels in streams, lakes and springs; water levels in wells; and chemical and physical data for streams, lakes, springs and wells.
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Other Links
  • Farm*A*Syst,  These tools will help farmers better manage their operation to avoid environmental problems.
  • Home*A*Syst, A confidential, self-assessment program you can use to evaluate your home and property for pollution and health risks.
  • What is a Watershed? - Information provided by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

Last updated May 8, 2013