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National Water Quality Initiative

The goal of the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) is to identify and address impaired water bodies through voluntary conservation.

Stream with rocks and sticks

NWQI provides a way to accelerate voluntary, on-farm conservation investments and focused water quality monitoring and assessment resources where they can deliver the greatest benefits for clean water.

Wagon wheel irrigation structure




NWQI Project Timeline

January 2023 - December 2023

Partner collaboration to develop proposal and gauge landowner interest.

December 2023

Proposal submitted 

July 2024

If awarded, $2.8 million of funding will become available. 

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