Below are the presentations from the 2020 Nutrients Permitting Workshop: Trading and Flexibilities.
Nutrients Policy Committee
ACWA Comments on Numeric Nutrient Criteria for Lakes and Reservoirs (LNNC)
ACWA and ASDWA’s substantive comments on the “Draft Ambient Water Quality Criteria Recommendations for Lakes and Reservoirs of the Conterminous United States: Information Supporting the Development of Numeric Nutrient Criteria” (Draft LNNC)
Example Letter to State Agencies on Nutrients
EPA – in partnership with USDA – is encouraging increased engagement and a reinvigoration of state, tribal and federal efforts to reduce excess nutrients in waterways, with a focus on market-based and other collaborative pollutant reduction approaches. The Agencies are committed to working with federal agencies, states, tribes and stakeholders such as agricultural producers, wastewater and drinking water service providers, and conservation organizations, to develop solutions tailored to the needs of specific communities and watersheds.
ACWA 2018 Farm Bill Priorities
Nutrient Reduction Progress Tracker Version 1.0 – 2017 – Report
Water Quality Trading Case Studies
ACWA reached out to its members as well as multiple organizations requesting case studies on water quality trading programs. Contributors were asked to describe their programs and answer a series… Read More »
Nutrients Reduction Progress Tracker
Version 2.0 – 2019 Report – December 2022 Tracker PDF Tracker FAQs Version 1.0 – 2017 Report – March 2018 Executive Summary Tracker PDF Tracker FAQs Background The Nutrients Working… Read More »
Reduction of nutrient impairments to our nation’s waters is a top priority for states and interstates. ACWA has a long history of working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and… Read More »
Nutrients Reduction Progress Tracker – Version Beta 2
Second completed draft version of the Nutrient Reduction Progress Tracker.
Nutrients Reduction Progress Tracker – Version Beta – Test Results Summary
Summary of five state tests on the first completed draft version of the Nutrient Reduction Progress Tracker.
EPA Water Regulations, Guidance and Policy Chart
ACWA provides a summary of key EPA water regulations, guidance and policy documents with key dates and outcomes.
Nutrients Reduction Progress Tracker – Version Beta
ACWA and EPA’s Nutrients Working Group (“NWG”) began work in 2014 to identify a set of measures that demonstrated progress toward nutrient reduction in the nation’s waters. After surveying the ACWA… Read More »