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Water Quality

Increasing knowledge of water quality issues and FFL/GIBMP practices, and to promote adoption of FFL/GIBMP principles resulting in behavior changes that will reduce non-point source pollution and the potential for surface and ground water impairment.

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Total Maximum Daily Load

TMDL is the calculation of the maximum amount of a pollutant allowed to enter a waterbody so that the waterbody will meet and continue to meet water quality standards for that particular pollutant. A TMDL determines a pollutant reduction target and allocates load reductions necessary to the source(s) of the pollutant.

Alternate terms: TMDL (total maximum daily load, TMDL (pollution)