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Urban Waters Partnership

Non-Governmental Organizations Supporting the Urban Waters Federal Partnership

The Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP) seeks to reconnect urban communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways by building collaboration among federal agencies, state and local agencies and community-led efforts to promote economic, environmental and social benefits. 

This report simply describes, in their words, how the 28 Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) are working in urban areas with activities that could link to UWFP actions now occurring. By making this report public on, the UWFP intends for all of the NGOs, all 14 Agencies that make up the UWFP, and all 19 UWFP designated locations to understand generally what urban work actions the NGOs are currently taking. These descriptions will therefore increase the likelihood that collaboration among all organizations will proceed with better information about what is being done now and possibly what opportunities exist.

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