Environmental Protection

Web Forum Seeks Input on How to Best Protect America's Waters

For a two-week period, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding a Web discussion forum on how the nation can better manage some of the most significant water pollution problems facing the nation.

The feedback received on the online forum will help shape the discussion at EPA’s upcoming conference in April, Coming Together for Clean Water, where the agency will engage approximately 100 executive and local level water leaders.

"We look forward to reviewing the ideas and feedback from the public,” said Peter S. Silva, assistant administrator EPA’s Office of Water. “This online discussion is for anyone who wants to share their best solutions for restoring healthy waters and creating sustainable communities across the country."

EPA wants to receive input from water professionals, advocates, and anyone interested in water quality issues about best solutions — from planning, scientific tools, low impact development, to green infrastructure and beyond — in controlling water pollution and how resources can be better focused to improve these efforts.

To join the discussion, visit http://blog.epa.gov/waterforum/.

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