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National Water Program Strategic Plan 2004 - 2008 and National Program Guidance for 2005

The National Water Program is working with States, Tribes, and others to implement the new EPA Strategic Plan. Key elements of this effort are the...

I. Strategic Plan
II. National Water Program Guidance
    New! FY 05 Final Measures and Commitments (October 2004)
III. Sub-objective Implementation Plans
IV. Regional Plans
V. FY 05 Grant Guidances
VI. DRAFT - A Plan for EPA/Tribal Partnership 2005-2008

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picture of the Strategic Plan coverI. Strategic Plan

EPA has a new Strategic Plan charting a course for the Agency over the next five years (2004 - 2008). The new plan is organized around five key goals. The Office of Water has elements in Goals 2 & 4.

Introduction to Water Elements of EPA’s Strategic Plan (PDF, 138KB, 4 pgs)

Complete EPA Strategic Plan (PDF, 4.8MB, 239 pgs) (points to the EPA Chief Financial Officer web site)


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picture of the guidance coverII. National Water Program Guidance

As a first step toward implementing the new Strategic Plan, EPA has developed National Program Guidance for FY 2005.


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III. Sub-objective Implementation Plans

National Water Program Guidance is supported by more detailed Implementation Plans for each of the 10 key sub-objectives in the Strategic Plan.

HQ Lead
Regional Lead
Safe Drinking Water/Security (PDF, 202KB, 29 pgs)
Region 7
Region 1
Water Safe for Swimming (PDF, 66KB, 9 pgs)
Region 9
Region 2/4/10
Coastal Water Quality/Estuaries (PDF, 259KB, 16 pgs)
Region 10
Region 8
Mexico Border - (PDF, 111KB, 5 pgs)
Region 6
Region 5
Chesapeake Bay (PDF, 44KB, 3 pgs)
Region 3
Region 4/5/6


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IV. Regional Plans

The National Water Program Guidance for FY 2005 is also supported by Regional Plans developed by each EPA Regional Office.

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V. FY 05 Grant Guidances

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VI. DRAFT - A Plan for EPA/Tribal Partnership 2005-2008

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