Techniques for Tracking, Evaluating, and Reporting the Implementation of Nonpoint Source Control Measures: Agriculture

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Monitoring Planning, Data Analysis
Watershed 101 Keywords: Watershed Planning, Restoration and BMPs
Water Resource Type: Broadly Applicable
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Specific Agency Author: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This guidance is intended to assist state, regional, and local environmental professionals in tracking the implementation of BMPs used to control nonpoint source pollution generated by forestry practices. Information is provided on methods for sample site selection, sample size estimation, sampling and result evaluation and presentation. The focus of the guidance is on the statistical approaches needed to properly collect and analyze data that are accurate and defensible. EPA 841-B-97-009