Water Research Library

This page presents important scientific research relevant to Our Water toolkit. Whether you are a Tribal water system customer, staff, manager, leadership, or collaborating agency, this research will help you better understand the scientific principles and evidence that supports the resources of Our Water toolkit. Research is organized by topic below and provides links to online databases where this research may be accessed. Access to this research may require registration or use of your organization’s library services.

Community Engagement

Chemicals in Treated Water: Chlorine, Fluoride

Chlorine Treatment and Health Risks

Overview: Drinking Water Fluoridation

Fluoridation and Oral Health

Health Risks of Untreated or Limited Drinking Water

Customer Perceptions of the Water System

Economics of Drinking Water

Water System Management

Monitoring and Regulations