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Regional releases
Catch the Rain. Story aired on Living on Earth - 11/11/11 [MP3]
Water Issues are a High Priority - RWQ001 [PDF]
Government Activity in Water & Environmental Issues - RWQ002 [PDF]
Safe Drinking Water - A Common Concern for. . . - RWQ003 [PDF]
Reclaiming Wasterwater for Benificial Uses - RWQ004 [PDF]
Small Scale Animal Waste Management - RWQ005 [PDF]
Detecting Leptospira in Water: Preliminary Results from a Regional
Collaboration, University of Hawaii and University of Nevada [PDF]
Southwest States releases
Nitrate Index Tool Available For Growers - SWWQ001 [PDF]
Do Pet Recreation Areas Affect Water Quality? - SWWQ002 [PDF]
Catch the Rain! Rainwater Harvesting Activities 4-H2O: A Guide for 4-H Leaders and Teachers. [Order Online here]
Hawaii & Pacific Islands releases
Water Issues Are a High Priority in the Pacific - HPIWQ001 [PDF]
Beaches, Coastlines, Coastal Waters Get. . . - HPIWQ002 [PDF]
Pollutants Suspected of Affecting Water Quality - HPIWQ003 [PDF]
Drinking Water Trends in The Pacific - HPIWQ004 [PDF]
The Effectiveness of Using H2S to Test Household Drinking Water Sources - HPIWQ005 [PDF]
Water Issues in Hawaii: A Survey of Public Attitudes [PDF]
Livestock Manure Management in the American Pacific Islands. In the AWRA publication, IMPACT (see pp 14-17) [PDF]
European Union and SOPAC Republic of the Marshall Islands Majuro and Kwajalein Atoll Household Water Survey Report February 2010 [PDF] and Dren: Water Challenges in the Marshall Islands [Video]

Dren: Water Challenges in the Marshall Islands from Pacific Water on Vimeo.

Red Tide Algal Bloom in Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa [ PDF ]
Water Issues in Hawaii: A survey of public attitudes in Hawaii (survey instrument) [ PDF ]
Empowering rural communities: simple Water Safety Plans [ PDF ]
Water Issues in Hawaii: Public Attitudes in 2004 and 2010 [ PDF ] new
Electrical Conductivity and Major Cation Concentrations in
Municipal Water from Tutuila Island, American Samoa [ PDF ] new
Summary of Accomplishments
2011 Southwest States and Pacific Islands Regional Projects of Excellence
  • Alternative Waste Management Solutions for Small Scale Piggery Operations [Outcome Report]
  • Quality of Unregulated Rural Water Supplies in the Northern Navajo Nation [Outcome Report]
  • Safe Application of Reclaimed Water Reuse in the Southwestern United States [Outcome Report]
  • Assessing and Managing the Health Risks of Irrigation Water in the Lower Colorado River basin [Outcome Report]
  • Na Wai Ola... Waters of Life: Protecting and Preserving Water Resources in the Pacific [Poster]
2008 Regional Review
  • Region 9 Water Quality Coordination Project [Web Page]
  • Review of accomplishments as part of the Drinking Water and Human Health Theme [Web Page]
  • On the farm...where water quality and food safety come together [Web Page]
  • Nitrate Groundwater Pollution Hazard Index [Web Page]
  • Alternative Waste Management Systems for Swine Operations in the American Pacific [Web Page]
  • Research and Outreach Activities in Water Reuse [Web Page]
Impact Report 2007 - 2008 [ pdf ]
Impact Report 2006 - 2007 [PDF]
Impact Report 2005 - 2006 [PDF]
Impact Report 2004 - 2005 [PDF]
National Conference Posters
Southwest States & Pacific Islands: Collaboration Across a Vast Region | 2011 [PDF]
Southwest States and Pacific Island Regional Water Program: Joining Forces on a Common Issue | 2010 [PDF]
Field Methods in Ecohydrology: Studies in an Urban Watershed | 2010 [PDF]
Snowcloud: Development of a Distributed In Situ Instrument for Snowpack Monitoring | 2010 [PDF]
Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Community Outreach Activities
in Majuro, Marshall Islands | 2010 [PDF]
Metals Releases and Disinfection Byproduct Formation in Domestic Wells Following Shock Chlorination | 2010 [PDF]
Quality of Unregulated Rural Water Supplies in the Northern Navajo Nation | 2010 [PDF]
Detecting Leptospira in Water: Preliminary Results from a Regional Collaboration [PDF]

Dry Litter Waste Management System For Small-scale Piggery in the Western Pacific [PDF]

Evaluation of a Method to Detect Leptospira in Water: Preliminary Results from a Regional Collaboration [PDF]

Highlighting Efforts Around the Region - 2007 [PDF]

Land Application of Livestock Manure in Hawaii and the American Pacific [PDF]

Public Perceptions of Water and Environmental Issues in the Southwest States and Pacific Islands [PDF]

Small Scale Livestock Waste Management Practices for Pacific Islands [PDF]

Use of aquaculture effluent to relieve water shortage and reduce fertilizer use in Guam [PDF]

Water Quality and Human Health: Addressing the Connections [PDF]

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Region 9 Web Tools
Nitrate Leaching Hazard Index - Easy to use index helps farmers to identify the potential for nitrate contamination of groundwater.
Understanding Contaminants - This University of Nevada website lists water contaminants and discusses maximum exposure levels and potential health effects.
Water Test Interpreter - The water test interpreter helps consumers better understand laboratory findings pertaining to their household drinking water test.