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Fact Sheet 1999–132

National Water-Quality Assessment Program

Great Salt Lake Basins

By Kidd Waddell

Version 1.0

ABSTRACT

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In 1991, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began implementing a full-scale National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program.

The long-term goals of the NAWQA program are to describe the status and trends in the quality of a large, representative part of the Nation's surface- and ground-water resources and to provide a sound, scientific understanding of the primary natural and human factors that affect the quality of these resources. In meeting these goals, the program will produce a wealth of water-quality information that will be useful to policy makers and managers at Federal, State, and local levels.

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Send questions or comments about this report to the author, Sue Thiros at sthiros@usgs.gov 801.908.5063.
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