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Water Quality and 401 Certification

Water quality standards are an effective tool available to States to protect the overall health of their wetlands resources and the valuable functions they provide, including shoreline stabilization, nonpoint source runoff filtration, wildlife habitat, and erosion control, which directly benefit adjacent and downstream waters. Water quality standards, including designated uses, criteria, and an antidegradation policy can provide a sound legal basis for protecting wetland resources through State water quality management programs.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-08-12 17:32:19
Description Water quality standards are an effective tool available to States to protect the overall health of their wetlands resources and the valuable functions they provide, including shoreline stabilization, nonpoint source runoff filtration, wildlife habitat, and erosion control, which directly benefit adjacent and downstream waters. Water quality standards, including designated uses, criteria, and an antidegradation policy can provide a sound legal basis for protecting wetland resources through State water quality management programs.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Wetlands resources, Shoreline stabilization, Nonpoint source runoff filtration, Wildlife habitat, Erosion control, antidegradation
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-08-12 17:25:14
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Date Last Modified 2009-08-12 17:32:19
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-08-12 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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