Office of Strategic Environmental Management
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Below is a listing of EPA's innovative national programs related to water
quality and pollution.
- Effluent Trading
in Watersheds - Trading is an innovative way for water quality agencies
and community stakeholders to develop common-sense, cost-effective solutions
for water quality problems in their watersheds.
- Infrastructure Financing - Results from a 2003 EPA forum that was designed to facilitate and stimulate a national dialogue on the importance of sustaining the nation's critical wastewater and drinking infrastructure.
- Surf Your Watershed - Users
can get an assessment of the overall health of their watershed and related
information, indicators of current water resource conditions, and the
vulnerability to future degradation, and more.
- Watershed Approach - A strategy for protecting and restoring aquatic resources by addressing water quality problems at the watershed level.
- Voluntary Partners - Water voluntary partnership programs.