Forest Water Quality
A companion to the book Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices Field Guide, the video contains two parts. Part 1 describes how water moves through the forest, how our forest activities can . . . . .
H20 to Go—Staying Hydrated Safely! > HTML
Because drinking water is a requirement for human survival, it is important to know the basic facts so you can maintain your general health. Along with telling you how much water to drink each day, th . . . . .
Highway Districts Protecting Clean Water > Video
Stormwater runoff carries lots of pollution from roads, including tire wear dust, drips of oil and other fluids, and plastic trash that’s tossed aside. But Idaho's Kootenai County regional highway dis . . . . .
IDAH2O Master Water Stewards Handbook > PDF
The official handbook for University of Idaho Extension's Master Water Stewards trained to conduct water quality monitoring in Idaho lakes and streams. The handbook explains the program and provides s . . . . .
IDAH2O Playing Cards - Cleaner. Water. Faster.
For grades K-12, this complete deck of playing cards includes grade-specific mini-lessons on watershed science topics in Idaho. Use them in classrooms and out-of-school settings. For more i . . . . .
Idaho's Nitrate Areas of Concern > PDF
Idaho's major agencies that deal with water have identified 25 geographic areas within the state that have
elevated concentrations of nitrates in aquifers (groundwater). This publication offers an o . . . . .
Introduction to Clean Water Video Series > Video
Want to learn about how you can protect clean water in our lakes, streams and aquifers? This University of Idaho Extension video introduces ways to protect clean water and includes information on ripa . . . . .
Iron in Drinking Water > PDF
Iron in drinking water, though harmless, can result in poor tasting unattractive water that stains both
plumbing fixtures and clothing. PNW 589 discusses four types of iron in water and seven option . . . . .
Nitrate and Groundwater > PDF
The Quality Water for Idaho series discusses ways farmers and homeowners can ensure the present and
future safety of ground and surface waters in Idaho. Authors: Robert L. Mahler, B.A. Lo . . . . .
Urban Farming For Healthy Water > Video
Community-based agriculture and home rain gardens can help protect water with soil conservation and wise water use. In this University of Idaho Extension video, the Gathering Garden stands as a highli . . . . .
Urban Greenspaces for Clean Water > Video
Stormwater runoff carries lots of pollution from parking lots and other impervious surfaces in urbanized areas. Greenspaces offer an opportunity to filter and treat stormwater through natural processe . . . . .
Water Testing > PDF
Testing your water supply is a serious decision because it safeguards your and your family’s health. Indeed, your water should be safe to drink and acceptable for all household uses. However, some wat . . . . .