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United States Environmental Protection Agency
Region 6: Water Programs
  Serving Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas and 65 Tribes
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The Water Quality Protection Division of EPA Region 6 focuses its resources on protecting and preserving the aquatic ecosystems and water resources of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas, as well as the Tribal lands located within our region. Our vision is to provide leadership and assistance to support protection and restoration efforts so that all waters in Region 6 meet all designated uses, and all citizens have access to safe drinking water. Working together, we will aggressively pursue our vision.



Programs & Resources
*  Compliance & Enforcement
Compliance and enforcement of water regulations
  *  Drinking Water
Programs, security, funding issues, tribal drinking water, resources, partnerships
*  Grants, Loans & Resources
Information and guidance about financial assistance available for water programs
  *  Ground Water
Underground injection control, ground water center, sole source aquifer program, resources & tools
*  Monitoring, Assessment and Total Maximum Daily Loads TMDL Program under section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act   *  National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Waste water and stormwater permits, pretreatment
*  Nonpoint Source Pollution
Polluted runoff, targeted watershed grants program, watershed-based plans
  *  Oceans, Coastlines, Estuaries and Wetlands
Ocean disposal, dredging, estuaries & related habitat, regulatory programs
*  State and Local Resources
Water resources for Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoman New Mexico and Texas
  *  Tribal Water Protection
Ground water, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water program
*  US - Mexico Border
Water quality projects along the U.S. - Mexico border.
  *  Watershed Priorities
Region 6's active watershed partnerships
* Water Quality
State and tribal standards, treatment as a state Endangered Species Act
  *  About Us
Region 6's Water Division priorities for water protection and restoration

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