Source Water Protection is the protection of all present and potential future drinking water sources including; ground water protection, wellhead protection, aquifer protection, and watershed protection pertaining to drinking water sources.
- Find out more about the 10th Anniversary Learning Exchange – a platform to share experiences, transfer knowledge, and learn about funding and technical resources.
- Download/Print the Call to Action with key actions for leaders and stakeholders.
- Use the Toolkits for:
- Download/Print the Your Water Your Decision Guide for local officials.
- Contact allies to partner with in your state or local area.
- Download/Print the local land use Planners Guide to help them protect drinking water sources.
- Call to Action (December 2014): The Source Water Collaborative has published a “Call to Action” that ASDWA helped to develop. This document includes a future vision in which “All drinking water sources are adequately protected,” along with key actions for state, federal, and local partners to: update and improve source water assessments and protection plans; protect drinking water sources and work with key partners; and implement rapid emergency notification and response procedures.
- Call to Action Resources Document (February 2015): This “living” document includes links to various resources, tools and examples to support the key activities highlighted in the core Call to Action document.
- State Source Water Protection Plan Guides and Templates: A collection of states’ source water protection plan guides and templates for both groundwater and surface water systems.
CWA-SDWA Toolkit – Four Part Webinar Series being conducted by ASDWA, GWPC, and ACWA to introduce State, Interstate, Tribal, and Federal Water Program Managers to the CWA-SDWA Toolkit entitled, “Opportunities to Protect Drinking Water Sources and Advance Watershed Goals through the Clean Water Act: A Toolkit for State, Interstate, Tribal, and Federal Water Program Managers.
WEBINAR: How to Implement and Fund a State Water Loss Control Program: A Georgia Case Study – February 2015. View the presentations and an audio/video recording of this webinar, which showcases Georgia’s Water Loss Management Program that stemmed from a 2010 law establishing a statewide requirement for water systems (with populations above 3,300) to conduct and submit an annual AWWA Water Audit.
- Video of the Webinar:
- Presentation Slides from the Webinar