Ecology Publications & Forms
Washington's Water Quality Management Plan to Control Nonpoint Sources of Pollution
Washington's Water Quality Management Plan to Control Nonpoint Sources of Pollution (Number of pages: 285) (Publication Size: 9738KB)
WQ Management Plan to Control Nonpoint Sources of Pollution Response to Comments
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|Water Quality Program
|This document outlines Washington State's approach to addressing water quality impacts from nonpoint sources (NPS) of pollution. This statewide management plan meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean water Act requirements and ensures Washington State's eligibility for Section 319 federal NPS Program) funding.
The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) is the regulatory agency charged with protecting the quality of Washington State's water. Ecology acts as the lead agency in restoring, maintaining and enhancing water quality collaboratively with citizens, stakeholder groups, tribes, local governments, state agencies, and federal agencies. Ecology's NPS program uses a combination of technical assistance, financial assistance, and regulatory tools to help citizens understand and comply with state and federal water quality laws and regulations.
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