Thursday, April 28, 2011

Clean Water: Foundation of Healthy Communities and a Healthy Environment -- U.S. President

This report from the White House, dated April 27, 2011, states that the nation's water resources would benefit from promoting partnerships to conserve water, notes steps necessary to ensure water quality, invest in communities restoring important waterbodies, make more efficient use of water resources, enhance the use and enjoyment of our waters, investigate updating the Nation’s water policies and regulations, and make better use of science to solve water problems.

"Further the purpose of this document is to highlight important, ongoing initiatives at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of the Interior (DOI), together with their other Federal partners, to protect our vital water resources."

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