Association of State Wetland Managers - Protecting the Nation's Wetlands.

Tag Archives: drinking water

The Farm Bill Should Better Protect America’s Drinking Water By Colin O’Neil – AgMag – August 28, 2018 America’s drinking water is under threat from a formidable foe: polluted farm runoff, which contaminates the tap water supplies for millions of … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, farm bill, pollution, water | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Rural Alaskan Native Village’s Journey for Safe Drinking Water By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – August 11, 2016 I recently returned from a work trip to Alaska, where I met with colleagues from EPA’s Alaska Operations Office and Alaska’s Department of … Continue reading

Posted in water | Tagged | Leave a comment

By Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst, ASWM We live in a very interesting time. On one hand, we are experiencing extreme precipitation events that are producing massive amounts of water and thereby causing devastating floods in the country’s interior. Sea … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Water Act, rulemaking, streams, water quality, wetlands | Tagged , | Leave a comment

by Brenda Zollitsch Here in Maine and across the Northeast we are in a “wait and see” pattern about how all the current snow will melt.  In Portland, Maine we have more than 90 inches of snow so far this … Continue reading

Posted in pollution, stormwater, water | Tagged , | Leave a comment

     “Don’t panic and carry a towel”                 Douglas Adams, A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy In February of 1998 the Clinton Administration announced that it would implement a Clean Water Action Plan  http://www.epa.gov/history/topics/cwa/03.htm The plan encompassed: New Pollution Challenges. … Continue reading

Posted in Clean Water Act, water quality, watershed, wetlands | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Web Analytics