Water: Meeting Your Daily Fluid Needs

CDC. Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

This resource contains consumer-friendly information on why water is necessary and tips for increasing water intake.

Dietary Reference Intakes: Electrolytes and Water

NAS. IOM. Food and Nutrition Board.

DRI table for sodium, chloride, potassium, inorganic sulfate and water.

MedlinePlus: Drinking Water

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

MedlinePlus: Water in Diet

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Why Drinking Water is The Way to Go

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Details the importance of hydration for proper bodily functions. This site also provides suggestions for keeping children hydrated.