• Watershed-Wide Actions

    Ongoing

    • Leading Best Management Practice (BMP) Verification.
    • Supporting continued BMP implementation, tracking and reporting across all source sectors.
    • Upgrading and enhancing wastewater treatment plants and septic systems.
    • Guiding the development of jurisdictions’ trading and offset programs.
    • Providing permit and enforcement oversight across all sectors.
    • Improving temporal and regional patterns in water quality criteria attainment in tidal and non-tidal waters.
    • Coordinating the Chesapeake Bay Program Non-tidal Water Quality Monitoring Network.
    • Addressing gaps in monitoring programs.
    • Developing and applying new approaches for quantifying and explaining water quality trends in tidal waters.
    • Explaining the drivers of water quality trends in the watershed.