Nonpoint source pollution and best management practices

Program or Topic Area Leader

Bob Day

Goals

Restore water bodies impaired by nonpoint source pollution and protect high quality waters threatened by nonpoint source pollution.

Program Expertise

  • Biological — Aquatic Invertebrate — Population dynamics and monitoring
  • Physical — Geomorphology — Fluvial processes
  • Chemical — Pollutants / Contaminants — Removal / Restoration / Remediation

Primary Stakeholder Audience

  • Non-formal education audience

Program Focus

Developing and implementing watershed management plans to restore and protect water quality. Watershed management plans are used to identify critical areas and critical pollutants; guide identification, prioritization and implementation of best management practices; and measure effectiveness over time.