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Agriculture-Water Index Overview

There are 7 indicator metrics within the agricultural water section of the State Sustainability Report. A brief description of each agricultural metric is listed below with [...]

Non-Point Source Pollution Metric

In the Clean Water Act, the EPA defines point source pollution as follows: (14) The term “point source” means any discernible, confined and discrete conveyance, [...]

CAFO Agriculture Water Metric

CAFOs or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations are a practice in agriculture where large amounts of livestock – including everything from chickens to cows- are contained [...]

Agricultural Land Use Index

The way land is used and managed in agriculture can have a significant impact on water quality. Some of basic land use practices used in agriculture that impact water quality [...]
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