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Project Title: A new Water Quality Standards (WQS) Forum

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Grant ID Number:X7 - 83382001-5
EPA Region:EPA HQAAShip:OW - Office of Water
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Water Environment Federation
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:VACong District:08
Competition Status:
Award Date:05/10/2012Cum Award:$399,965
Project Start:05/01/2008Project End:04/30/2013
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A new Water Quality Standards (WQS) Forum
The project will enhance communication among water quality standards (WQS) stakeholders, especially States/Tribes, and improve non-federal WQS programs by (1) establishing and managing a communication forum to identify barriers to adoption of WQS and potential solutions, promote best management practices for water uses, and support implementation of WQS programs, and (2) developing and implementing a strategy for identifying training and information dissemination activities to increase the knowledge and skills of WQS professtionals and lead to improved WQS that reflect the current and evolving body of scientific information and have well-defined means for implementation through Clean Water Act programs.

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Project Officer Sharon Frey 202-566-1480
Grant Specialist Shana Etheridge 202-564-9777

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