report consists of responses from every state, the District of Columbia, and the Delaware River Basin Commission. The following provides a high level summary of responses ACWA received, categorized by question.
- Questions 1 & 2 asked respondents to discuss the relevant biological/ecological assessment work their state is conducting and identify which indicators are being used or considered to assess nutrient impairment of aquatic life.
- In Questions 3 & 4, respondents were asked about sensitivity of nutrients to the various biometrics and the correlation of causal and response variables.
- Question 5 asked states how biological/ecological assessment information is used in combination with chemical and physical data to make impairment decisions.