Join the many landowners who are protecting water quality
Clean water and a strong agricultural economy are not mutually exclusive. They can co-exist, hand-in-hand, and each benefits the other.
We have a long and strong history working in partnership with the agricultural community. Together we can find on-the-ground approaches that preserve agricultural lands and achieve clean water.
We are reaching out to expand upon and improve our working relationships with agricultural landowners and livestock producers. The aim is to provide an open forum for dialogue ensuring both water quality protection and a healthy agricultural industry. More about the Committee...
Best management practices are helping protect and restore clean water on agricultural lands. More about how landowner practices can protect clean water…
Watershed surveys are evaluation tools that help us assess the
health of streams and identify “non-point” pollution - the leading
cause of water quality problems in Washington State.
Agricultural-related water quality risks can be classified into
three broad categories.
Washington currently has more than 2,000 polluted water listings for waters adjacent to agricultural lands. More about causes of pollution…
Restoring Riparian Areas in the Palouse Region
Improved agency coordination, use of regulations, and financial
assistance are helping protect and restore clean water on
Find links to helpful web sites. More about other resources to protect clean water…
There are significant state and federal funds available to address nonpoint pollution problems. More about financial assistance…
Ecology blog: Working together in Whatcom County - March 10, 2014
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