Water & Sustainability Links

Many of the links on this page have been submitted by external organizations. The Mitchell Center is not responsible for the completeness, reliability or accuracy of the information contained on these sites.

Amendments to this listing are encouraged and welcomed. Please submit your suggested water resources and sustainability links to: UMGMC@maine.edu.

U.S. Federal Agencies

US Environmental Protection Agency

US Army Corps of Engineers-New England Division

US Department of Agriculture

US Geological Survey

US Department of Transportation

National Park Service

Centers for Disease Control – Information on waterborne diseases

Canadian Government and Organizations

International Resources

National and Regional Resources

Maine State Resources

Maine Department of Agriculture

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

ME Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Maine Geological Survey

Maine Department of Transportation

Maine Department of Conservation

Maine Wastewater & Plumbing Control – septic issues

Maine Public Utilities Commission

Maine State Testing Laboratory – water testing

Maine Office of GIS

Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC)

Maine Bureau of Health

Other Maine Resources

Watershed Groups


Streams and Rivers


Drought & Other Natural Hazards



Pollution/Health Hazards


Maine DEP

National Atmospheric Deposition Program

Toxics Action Center


National Status and Trends Program

Persistent Organic Pollutants (United Nations Environment Program)

Water Pollution: How Humans Impact the Water Cycle (iSpring Water Systems)

Asbestos Disposal and Recycling (mesothelioma.net)

Residential & Urban Development, Planning, Land Acquisition & Conservation

Stormwater Management

Coasts & Oceans


Drinking Water

Water Conservation