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Source Water Protection for Municipalities

Water Today…Water Tomorrow? Protecting Drinking Water Sources in Your Community

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This source water protection guide provides municipal officials with tools they can use to protect drinking water sources, and includes several short case examples from local communities. This call to action focuses on the folowing five key areas of vulnerability identified in New England State Source Water Assessments:

  • Inadequate local regulations and ordinances
  • Underground storage tanks
  • Onsite sewage disposal systems
  • Hazardous materials storage
  • Stormwater runoff

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