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Source Water-Quality Assessment (SWQA) Program

In 2002, the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) implemented Source Water-Quality Assessments (SWQAs) to characterize the quality of selected rivers and aquifers used as a source of supply to community water systems in the United States. These assessments are intended to complement drinking-water monitoring required by Federal, State, and local programs, which focus primarily on post-treatment compliance monitoring.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-02-16 14:30:03
Description In 2002, the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) implemented Source Water-Quality Assessments (SWQAs) to characterize the quality of selected rivers and aquifers used as a source of supply to community water systems in the United States. These assessments are intended to complement drinking-water monitoring required by Federal, State, and local programs, which focus primarily on post-treatment compliance monitoring.
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Source United States Geological Survey
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2009-02-16 14:22:23
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Date Last Modified 2009-02-16 14:36:32
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-02-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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