DescriptionThis report includes a compilation of data collected by various Federal, State and local agencies and represents the best assessment to date of existing water quality in New Jersey. Graphically presented data indicates water quality improvement and degradation which occurred during the past five years. Anticipated changes resulting from Departmental programs and activities are also identified in the report. Attainability of the 1983 fishable and swimable goals of the Act is assessed and resources for achieving these goals are also considered.
NoteThis report is prepared every two years since 1975 pursuant to Section 305(b) of the Federal Clean Water Act. This is the second report in this series.
NotePurpose: To assess current water quality conditions in the State's major rivers, lakes, estuaries, ocean waters, and ground water.
Data Life Cycle Event(s) Date: 2009-03-09 00:00:00.0 Creator: Rebecca Allsopp
Organization NameNew Jersey Environmental Digital Library
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