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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


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  • Drinking water -- United States.,
  • Drinking water -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Best management practices (Pollution prevention) -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act.
ContributionsDrinking Water Academy (U.S.), Watershed Academy (U.S.), United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17723681M

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Janu , marked an important event in the history of American water management: the signing of the mammoth New York City Watershed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which provides a legal framework for protecting the drinking water supply of nine million people.   Watershed Academy: Related Links Other EPA programs as well as organizations outside of EPA provide watershed-related training. The following links provide information on this training. Established by the U.S. EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, the Drinking Water Academy (DW A) is a long-term training initiative whose primary goal is to expand EPA, State,Tribal, and water system operators' capabilities to implementthe Amendments to the Sate Drinking Water Act (SDWA).Inaddition to providingclassroomand Web. Presented by the American Water Works Association, this is the leading source of authoritative information on drinking water quality and CHAPTERS ON:Chemical principles, source water composition, and watershed protectionNatural treatment systemsWater reuse for drinking water augmentationUltraviolet light processesFormation and.

You can document your learning by meeting the requirements for Watershed Academy Web's Watershed Management Training Certificate. This certificate program recognizes trainees who complete 15 modules and pass their self-tests. People from every state in the U.S. and more than 50 countries have completed the certificate program. Drinking water treatment plants draw water from our rivers and treat the water before pumping it to homes and businesses for consumption. Surface and ground water sources of drinking water are both vulnerable to pollution. Activities that unintentionally pollute the small stream in your neighborhood may be polluting your drinking water supply. Drinking Water is a picture book and a concept book, and tells readers everything they need to know the benefits of drinking water. It introduces them to the idea of hydration and good health. This would be a good book to read aloud, and talk about during or after reading. I think this book would be best for lower elementary grades/5. The Watershed Academy has already proven to be a great opportunity for high school students to learn about their local watershed and assume leadership roles in their community through volunteering time, knowledge, and skills. The program has also inspired students in choosing a career path and as they prepare to attend college.