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EPA Launches Visualize Your Water Challenge to Find Solutions to Nutrient Pollution

Nutrient pollution is one of America’s most widespread and costly environmental problems. EPA, the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Department of Education, the Great Lakes Observing System, and Esri have come together to launch the Visualize Your Water challenge. This Challenge seeks to engage the innovative spirit of high school students in the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay watershed states to create compelling visualizations about nutrient pollution using GIS software and water quality data collected by federal, state, and local efforts.

EPA Survey Shows $271 Billion Needed for Nation’s Wastewater Infrastructure

EPA News Release- January 13, 2015