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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 on loan from the Illinois State Water Survey Library. Some publications are available online as full-text documents, in pdf form. These publications are followed by the full-text-available symbol: full text available online. Some publications have abstracts online, and are followed by the abstract-available symbol: full text available online.

Other Information:
Photo of the Illinois Natural Resources Building, Springfield, Illinois The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and its Office of Water Resources are good sources for statewide data.
 

 
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 Private Well 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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