This document outlines federal and state efforts to achieve the binational phosphorus load reduction targets adopted in 2016 under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
The United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) developed this computer-generated model to estimate the nutrient loads coming from sub-basins in areas with insufficient water quality monitoring data. The model has been run in areas like the Lower Maumee where there is enough water quality monitoring data to calibrate the program.
The Pennsylvania Rural Water Authority provides free technical assistance to small community water and wastewater systems. The PRWA Source Water Protection Program assists communities with wellhead protection and surface water protection, and provides templates to facilitate source water protection plan development.
This resource outlines USDA's source water protection program.
CanVis is a visualization program used to "see" potential impacts from coastal development or sea level rise. Users can download background pictures and insert the objects (hotel, house, marina, or other objects) of their choosing. The software is used by municipalities to brainstorm new ideas and policies, undertake project planning, and make presentations.