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Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program Success Story, Texas: Improved Herbicide Management Restores Safety of Drinking Water Source

EPA Number: 841F06003F
Date of Publication:June, 2006
Pages:2
AudienceAdult Public, concerned citizens, Regulated Community, State and local government

Available from:
WEBhttp://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/Success319/state/pdf/tx_aquilla.pdf
This fact- sheet promotes the success of the Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program in reducing excessive levels of atrazine concentrations by 60 percent in the Aquilla Reservior that provides drinking water for part of Texas .

Keywords:
Drinking Water
Surface Water/Watersheds
Water Quality Information
Water Quality Protection
Water Pollution/Pollutants
Agriculture
Atrazine
Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Drinking Water Standards
Environmental Education
Herbicide
Impaired Waters
Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs)
Nonpoint Source Pollution (NPS)
Nonpoint Sources
Reserviors
Section 319
State
Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)
Treatment Processes
Watersheds


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