The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing revised guidelines to states, territories and the District of Columbia (hereinafter referred to as “states”) for the award of § 319 grants under the Clean Water Act for the implementation of nonpoint source (NPS) management programs.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Nonpoint Source Program and Grants Guidelines for States and Territories (PDF)(78 pp, 780 K,
April 12, 2013)
These revised guidelines provide updated program direction, an increased emphasis on watershed project implementation in watersheds with impaired waters, and increased accountability measures.