Educational Resources

This page contains a variety of educational resources pertaining to watersheds and watershed protection.
 

  • WDEQ “Know Your Well” Program: “Know Your Well Day” is March 13 of every year, but every day is a good day to learn more about your drinking water well. This page contains a variety of information.
     
  • EPA’s Surf Your Watershed Website: This page contains a tool that allows you to locate your watershed and find a listing of citizen-based groups that are working to protect water quality. 
     
  • WDEQ Groundwater Pollution Control Website: The Groundwater Pollution Control (GPC) Program evaluates potential impacts to the groundwaters of the State by activities permitted at the local, state, or federal level.
     
  • Barnyards and Backyards: This page, created by the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, provides a variety of articles written by natural resource experts explaining better ways to live on your acreage. 
     
  • City of Casper Stormwater Management Website: This page contains information on the City of Casper’s Stormwater Management program.
     
  • Pathway to Water Quality Project at the State Fair Grounds: This page contains information on the Pathway to Water Quality Project, which aims to educate citizens on water quality and their watersheds.
     
  • EPA Polluted Runoff Education Resources Website: This page contains a deeper explanation of what nonpoint pollution is and things you can do to protect your water quality.
     
  • NNOAA Nonpoint Source Pollution Website: This page contains more information on nonpoint pollution, as well as information on the SciLinks evaluation criteria.
     
  • EPA Stormwater Calculator: This page contains the EPA Stormwater Calculator, which estimates the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from any site in the United States. 
     
  • CountyOffice.org:  This page contains an internet database of county government offices in the United States and can be used to find contact information for local government agencies.