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Protecting Drinking Water Sources

  • Source Water Collaborative Website
    Offers source water protection information from federal, state, and local source water protection organizations.
  • Water Resources Management
    The National Association of Counties’ site provides technical and financial assistance to help counties manage and protect their water resources.

Resources on Water Wise Landscaping

Less watering = less fertilizer use = less pesticide use.


Find out whether your municipality or county has an ordinance to help you protect your drinking water sources.

Here are models to use if your municipality or county needs to develop an ordinance: