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Measurement guide of soil depth.

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

"The objective of the Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST) is to serve as a public-domain, efficient, and user-friendly tool for local water resources managers and planners to screen a wide-range of potential water resources management options across their watershed or jurisdiction for cost-effectiveness as well as environmental and economic sustainability."

Environmental Protection Agency.

Software, publications, and program descriptions from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Environmental Protection Agency.

U.S. facilities report detailed information to EPA on their management of toxic chemicals, including releases to the environment. The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis interprets this information and examines trends in releases, waste management practices, and pollution prevention (P2) activities. Learn more or view the Executive Summary. Use the Where you Live tools to display the the releases of Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) chemicals that occurred throughout the United States during 2020.

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

The goal of the NIFA National Water Quality Program is to protect and improve the quality of water resources throughout the United States and its territories, particularly in agriculturally managed watersheds. The National Water Quality Program brings university scientists, instructors, and extension educators into more effective and efficient partnerships with federal interagency priority programs to address water quality issues in agriculture. A key emphasis of the program is the integration of extension, research, and education resources to solve water quality problems at the national, regional, state, and local levels.

Environmental Protection Agency.

EPA announces the availability of the Proposed 2022 Clean Water Act Financial Capability Assessment Guidance for public comment. EPA is accepting public comment until 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. Once finalized, EPA intends for the Proposed 2022 Financial Capability Assessment (FCA) to replace the 1997 Guidance for Financial Capability Assessment and Schedule Development to evaluate a community’s capability to fund CWA control measures in both the permitting and enforcement context.

U.S. Geological Survey.

"There are 54 Water Resources Research Institutes or Centers, one in each of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. The Water Resources Research Institute for each state or territory is located at its "1862" land-grant university or at another college or university designated by the governor or state legislature. The Institute in Guam is a regional institute serving Guam, The Federated States of Micronesia, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The Institute in Hawaii also serves American Samoa."

World Resources Institute.

"Aqueduct's global water risk mapping tool helps companies, investors, governments, and other users understand where and how water risks and opportunities are emerging worldwide."