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Where Does One Obtain Data and Information on Water Resources? (More Information)
 
For more information on the dimensions of water supplies of Illinois, see the following sources of information:
 
Publications:
  Circular 123, 175, & 184 abstract available online
  Miscellaneous Publication 90, 94, & 156

Outside Publications:
  "Water for Illinois: A Plan for Action" published in 1967 by the State of Illinois, Springfield, IL. contact library
  "Atlas of Illinois Resources-Section One: Water Resources and Climate", published in 1958, Department of Registration and Education, Springfield, IL. contact library
  "Illinois State Water Plan: Critical Issues, Cross-cutting Topics, and Operating Issues". published in 1984 by The Illinois States Water Plan Task Force, Springfield, IL. contact library
   
All publications available online as full-text documents and also on loan from the Prairie Research Institute Library.

Other Information:
Photo of the Illinois Natural Resources Building, Springfield, Illinois The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is a good resource for statewide data. Selections include the Office of Water Resources, EcoWatch Network and Illinois Natural Resources Information Network
 

 
Photo of Building One (of Ten) at the Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign, Illinois The Illinois State Water Survey has collections of water quantity and quality data dating back to 1895. Selections include the Domestic Wells Database, Flood Discharge Database, and Illinois State Climatologist Data. Also at the Survey: National Atmospheric Deposition Program and the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.
 

 
Photo of the Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, Illinois The Illinois State Geological Survey has extensive GIS collections and other data, some available online. Selections include The Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse and Digital Well Data.
 

Links of Interest:
  Links to Websites Related to Water Issues (Vital Water Graphics)


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