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The National Rural Clean Water Program Symposium


The Rural Clean Water Program (RCWP), a federally sponsored nonpoint source control program, was initiated in 1980 as an experimental effort to address agricultural nonpoint source pollution problems in rural watersheds across the country. The RCWP was administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, in cooperation with the U.S. EPA and other USDA agencies. This document contains the peer-reviewed technical papers presented at the National RCWP Symposium, held September 13-17,1991. These papers document the results of the RCWP, which ended in 1992. The technical papers address the following topics:

These papers reflect the results of projects implemented in 22 states. The technical papers were written and reviewed by individuals from federal and state government and leading academic institutions.

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