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EPA's risk management research identifies, develops and tests innovative tools, methods and technologies used to solve and prevent complex environmental problems to safeguard human health and the environment. EPA scientists and engineers seek to determine what environmental risks exist and then determine how to manage, reduce or eliminate those risks in a sustainable manner.

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Video: Lake Hartwell Tracking the Movement of Contaminants through Ecosystems      National Stormwater Calculator User's Guide       Graywater Treatment Using Constructed Wetlands

| Air | Climate Change | Groundwater & Ecosystems Restoration | Land, Waste & Cleanup | Sustainable Technology | Water |
| Technology Assessments, Verifications and Transfers | ETV | Water Technology Collaboration and Transfer |


NIST Civil Infrastructure Showcase

March 13-14, 2014
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, Maryland

National Conference on Mining-Influenced Waters:
Approaches for Characterization, Source Control and Treatment

August 12-14, 2014
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The conference goal is to provide a forum for the exchange of scientific information on current and emerging approaches to assessing characterization, monitoring, source control, treatment and/or remediation on mining-influenced waters. 

Featured Resource

Stormwater Calculator
is a desktop application that estimates the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site – anywhere in the United States – based on local soil conditions, land cover and historic rainfall records.

Version 1.1 Now Available

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