Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

National Rivers and Streams Assessment 2008-2009: A Collaborative Survey: Draft

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Natural Resources,Statistics

http://water.epa.gov/type/rsl/monitoring/riverssurvey/upload/NRSA0809_Report_Final_508Compliant_130228.pdf

Despite the date, this report was released in March 2013.  Provides information on the ecological condition of the nation’s rivers and streams (not good) and the key stress factors that affect them.  It also compares changes in water quality from an earlier study, the Wadeable Streams Assessment of 2004.  From the Environmental Protection Agency