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Government Documents on Water: Government Documents on Water

Government Documents on Water


Government Documents on Water

Water is essential for human and animal health and plays an essential role in agriculture, energy generation, and other forms of economic activity. Water pollution remains a key public policy issue and many areas of the world do not have access to clean drinking water. Because of its economic, environmental, political, legal, and even national security implications, government agencies produce numerous information resources on water.

Purdue Libraries have many government documents on water. These documents can be found in the HSSE & WALC  libraries as well as in the Undergraduate Library's HIKS Repository. Examples of Library Catalog subject headings you can use to search for government documents on water include:

Drinking Water Contamination United States
Federal aid to Water Resources Development United States
Irrigation Laws United States

Rivers United States
Water Conservation Law and Legislation United States
Water Pollution Law and Legislation United States
Water Resources Development Law and Legislation United States

The principal index for locating U.S. Government documents is the  Catalog of U.S. Government Publications  Connect HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries Ebooks.

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Bert Chapman
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