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Water and Watersheds Videos


The Public Environmental Resource Center (PERC) in Seattle loans videos, DVDs, CD-ROMs to residents, educators, and businesses of only Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington for up to two weeks. Locate the title you wish to receive and call (800) 424-4EPA or (206) 553-1200 in the Seattle Metro Area. You can also email your request to the PERC (epa-seattle@epa.gov); please include the Title and Item Number in your email.

TitleDescriptionYearLengthItem Number
A Journey in the History of WaterShows how people in 20 countries have coped with water.  In 8 languages - Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Norwegian and Spanish.20014:45 MinutesEPA-DVD-001
Anthology of Watershed Issues Satellite Conferences 2002-2004The Watershed Issues Satellite discs are a compilation of stakeholder responsive workshops produced over the last three years. Living on the Edge: Grassroots Planning in the Pacific Northwest (VT0102) chronicles the paths around barriers toward collaborative planning, as experienced in three watersheds with diverse water users and needs.7.25 hoursEPA-DVD-014
Approaches to Onsite ManagementCommunity Perspectives200217 MinutesEP-183
Barging Into the 21st CenturyThe American Waterways OperationsEP-284
Bill Nye The Science Guy: Rivers and Streams Grades 4 and up Get wet with Bill Nye as he follows the flow of rivers and streams. Bill tracks the origins of these bodies of water and shows us how they impact our lives.
Languages: English, Spanish
200826 MinutesEPA-DVD-048
Bill Nye The Science Guy: Water Cycle Grades 4 and up Using a whimsical model made of a tiny staircase, wind-up penguins, and a bicycle tire, Bill Nye demonstrates the phases of the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection.
Languages: English, Spanish
200826 MinutesEPA-DVD-049
Bill Nye The Science Guy: Wetlands Grades 4 and up B Bill Nye sloshes across American wetlands and shows us how swamps, bogs, and marshes help control floods, naturally filter water, and provide good homes to lots of living things, especially wildlife.
Languages: English, Spanish
200826 MinutesEPA-DVD-050
Community Onsite OptionsWastewater Management in the New Millenium200217 MinutesEP-185
Developing and Implementing an Estuarine Water Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Outreach ProgramThis CD-ROM presents a case study of the Monitoring Your Sound (MYSound) project and provides information your organization can use to create and implement a marine water quality monitoring program.2002EPA-CD-036
Emergency Response Tabletop Exercises for Drinking Water and Wastewater SystemsContains tabletop exercises to help train water and wastewater utility workers in preparing and carrying-out emergency response plans.2005EPA-CD-082
EPA Wastewater - Program 2General Public11:54 MinutesEP-202
Get The Lead Out!Exploring and Restoring the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane Watershed200010 MinutesEP-102
Getting in Step:  Conducting Watershed Outreach - with teacher's guidebookA Video Guide for Conducting Watershed Outreach.  Additional copies in the publications library.200335 MinutesEP-395
KIRO 7 Eyewitness News: "Why the Orcas of Puget Sound are Dying"Examines the three main causes of the decline of Puget Sound's beloved orca whales.200045 MinutesEP-051
Lead - Free is best for meWhat Your School or Child Care Facility Should Know About Lead in Drinking Water  The DVD is a visual approach to teaching school and child care administrators, parents and the public about the importance of testing for lead in drinking water in these facilities.2006EPA-DVD-024
Livestock Grazing and Riparian SystemsDiscusses the stream riparian and aquatic habitat response to livestock grazing best management practices.17 MinutesEP-061
Living on The Edge:  Water Quality CouncilsPacific NW water quality studyEP-213
Luck Isn't EnoughThe basics of non-point source pollution.  Focuses on the Long Island Sound.  Hosted by actor Mason Adams.12 MinutesEP-255
Managing a Water Resource: The Bull Run StoryEfforts to maintain the water quality of the Bull Run river.16 MinutesEP-345
Mount RainierWhere the rivers begin - glaciers, forests, and rivers1995EPA-CD-006
Partnerships for WatershedsFor use by groups and individuals interested in addressing watershed concerns by using a voluntary approach.13 MinutesEP-310
Plant It Right: Restoring Our StreamsThis video guides you through the proper planting techniques and maintenance for streamside planting projects.200117 MinutesEP-103
Poisoned WatersMore than three decades after the Clean Water Act, two iconic waterways - the great coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay - are in perilous condition. Examines the rising hazards to human health and the ecosystem and why it's so hard to keep our waters clean. 2009120 MinutesEPA-DVD-062
PreventionDrinking water information for health care providers.200462 MinutesEPA-DVD-005
RiverWebsRiverWebs takes a close look at an international group of river ecologists who share a story of tragedy, growth, and recovery.2007
57 MinutesEPA-DVD-043
Sacred Salmon: A Gift to Sustain LifeSacred Salmon described the history of the Columbia River salmon and its importance to the Yakima and other tribal peoples of the Columbia River Basin.
Provided by Yakima Trival Fisheries and Salish Koorenai College
200332 Minutes
Shallow Disposal Systems Are Everyone's BusinessUnderground Injection Control Programs15 MinutesEP-293
Stormwater Management from a Watershed PerspectiveSatellite broadcast2005150 MinutesEPA-DVD-015
The Story of Our Water Infrastructure: Liquid AssetsTells the story of essential infrastructure systems: water, wastewater, and stormwater. Exploring the history, engineering challenges, and political and economic realities in urban and rural locations, the documentary provides an understanding of the hidden assets that support our way of life.2008
90 MinutesEPA-DVD-042
The Problem With Shallow Disposal SystemsIn this video about "Class V" injection wells, citizens and local officials in Great Falls, Virginia; Espaņola, New Mexico; and Missoula, Montana, reveal how chemical waste discharged to groundwater through shallow disposal systems contaminated their water resources, and how it affected their communities.
EPA 816-V-97-001
200415:30 MinutesEP-233
The Water in Our BackyardRainbow Video & Film Productions26:44 MinutesEP-314
TMDLs and Water Quality StandardsDiscusses the authorization of TMDL's by the Clean Water Act, which has an anti- degradation policy.199921:55 MinutesEP-171
Turning the Tide (includes teacher's guide)Designed to reveal the general nature of the problems facing Puget Sound and to provide the means by which a student might understand the many details associated with each issue.  Grades 6-1230 MinutesEP-033
Virtual Water Treatment Plant TourShows you step-by-step how source water moves through the treatment and distribution processes and ends up in your home or business as water that is safe to drink. Great educational tool for students, teachers and consumers.2006EPA-CD-095
Water From Water (Program 4- Part 2)Clean Water: What's it Worth?16 MinutesEP-286-B
Water You Doing to help your watershedWhatcon Watersheds Pledge 22 MinutesEP-465
Watersheds: H2Ope for the FutureProtecting the watersheds20:37 MinutesEP-404


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