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Wilkes University Center for Environmental Quality

This is the main site for Wilkes University’s Center for Environmental Quality. Drinking water testing and information for water well homeowners, private water well owners, realtors, plumbing contractors, water well drillers, and the public interested in water treatment is provided. A comprehensive drinking water quality help guide is provided with over 70 different topic areas. Read More

Giardia and Giardiasis

This Wilkes University Center for Environmental Quality contains excellent information related to Giardia in water. Links to the EPA Drinking Water Regulations and SOURCE Water Protection Strategies are provided. Additional links to current reference books are included. Read More

Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Drinking Water

This fact sheet from Health Canada provides good information on two of the most important microscopic parasites found in water. Excellent public health information is provided. Read More

Total Coliform Bacterial Testing

This Wilkes University Center for Enviornmental Quality provides useful information related to coliform bacteria in water. Links to other organisms that may be present in water are included. Read More

National Risk Management Research: Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual

This is a National Risk Management Research Publication that represents an update of an earliar 1980 design manual. The full manual is 376 pages. An introductory PDF file is available with links to the rest of the files contained in the manual. Read More

Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment and Wildlife Habitat

This site represents a report that can be downloaded with Adobe Acrobat. One can view the 19 page introduction and table of contents. The completed file is 4,681 KB and consists of 17 different case studies. This information will be useful for those interested in treatment of wetlands. Read More

Wastewater Management

This US EPA site contains information on various aspects of wastewater treatment on side bar links. Additional topics are included within the homepage of this site relating to faqs, policy and guidance information, and an extensive topics index. Read More

The Drinking Water & Wastewater Operator Information Center

This Pennsylvania Environmental Protection site contains a great deal of information related to the operatios of water and wastewater facilities. Sections on biosolids, nitrification and denitrification, along with quizzes and calculations assistance are available. Reviews for and information about certification are on this site. Read More

Environmental Inquiry (Authentic Scientific Research for High School Students): Wastewater Treatment

This site provides some excellent information for both teachers and students related to wastewater treatment. An overview of wastewater treatment is given and links to specific aspects of wastewater treatment are included. Read More

Wastewater Treatment Water Use

This is a student friendly site describing issues related to wastewater treatment. It covers topics such as What is Wastewater and Why Treat it? Links to visiting a wastewater treatment plant and uses of reclaimed wastewater are provided. Read More

Mission

EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.

EERL & ATEEC

EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu