Wastewater Discharge Rules Evolving to Protect Watersheds

Clark, Dave
January 2011
WaterWorld;Jan2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the effort of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce regulations which stem from the Clean Water Act. It states that the regulations emphasize on nutrient control, restrictions on ammonia criteria, and the development of water quality criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals. The EPA states that nearly every state, including Florida, Colorado, and Wisconsin, has nutrient related pollution with impacts in over 80 estuaries, bays, rivers, and lakes.


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