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ASDWA Publishes State Source Water Protection Program Handout on Coordinating with NRCS

ASDWA has published a handout entitled, “State Source Water Protection Program Coordination with NRCS.” The handout shares information about the progress state source water protection programs have made in coordinating with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist offices to protect drinking water sources. The handout highlights how the programs are coordinating to select priority source water protection areas and develop projects in each state for NRCS to target technical assistance and funding for agriculture and forest landowners to implement conservation and practices that benefit and protect both surface and groundwater sources of drinking water. State source water programs can view the handout to find out more about NRCS efforts and programs, and see examples showing how some states selected the priority areas and practices to address local resource concerns, as well as how some states selected National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) watersheds, and one state partnered on a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project. View the handout here and visit ASDWA’s website for more information about our state source water protection efforts.