Water Quality

Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Publications

USDA’s Conservation Effects Assessment Project, CEAP, provides a suite of publications highlighting the effects of voluntary conservation across the nation’s working lands. The site compiles reports, articles fact sheets, and webinars on topics including crop lands, grazing lands, wetlands, wildlife, and watersheds.

FarmDoc Daily

FarmDoc is a program of the University of Illinois Extension that aims to provide U.S. Corn Belt crop and livestock producers with constant access to integrated infromation and expertise to better manage their farm businesses. FarmdocDAILY aims to publish short, daily articles on a variety of agricultural topics.

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Illinois EPA Bureau of Water: Water Quality

The Illinois Bureau of Water is committed to ensuring that every Illinois public water system provides water that is superior quality, meets all regulatory requirements, and that Illinois’ groundwater resources are protected for designated drinking water and other beneficial uses.

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Strategy Implementation

The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy guides state efforts to improve water quality at home and downstream by reducing nitrogen and phosphorus levels in our lakes, streams, and rivers. The strategy lays out a comprehensive suite of best management practices for reducing nutrient loads from wastewater treatment plants and urban and agricultural runoff.

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NLRS Podcast

This monthly podcast cover topics related to the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy.

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