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The 2002 305(b) Report:  Water Quality and Water Pollution Control in New Mexico

A State Report Required By The U.S. Congress Under 305(b) of the Clean Water Act

This report is designed to satisfy the statutory requirements of 305(b) of the federal Water Pollution Control Act [33 U.S.C. 1288], commonly known as the Clean Water Act (CWA) for the reporting period of January 2000 through December 2001. It also serves as a source of basic information on water quality and water pollution control programs in New Mexico. Accordingly, the intended audience includes the general public, interest groups, consultants, state legislators, governmental agencies at State, local, and federal levels, as well as universities and other educational entities.  State and federal agencies, statutes, regulations, and programs are distinctly identified within the various aspects of water pollution control management as required by the context.

 


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Introduction

Part I:  Executive Summary & Recommendations

Part II:  Surface and Ground Water Quality

Chapter 1:  New Mexico: A Geographical Description

Chapter 2:  New Mexico's Surface Water Basins

Part III:  Water Quality Management

Chapter 3:  The State Role in Water Quality Management

Chapter 4:  Surface Water Quality in New Mexico

Chapter 5:  Ground Water Quality in New Mexico

Appendices

Appendix A:  Background Information on Surface Waters

Appendix B:  2002 Surface Water Assessment  (CWA 303(d) List)

Appendix C:  Fish Consumption Guidelines

Appendix D:  Surface Water Monitoring Systems Information

Appendix E:  Summary of State and Local Government Authorities

 

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