Decision Elements                      

Stakeholder Awareness, Outreach and Education

Watershed Characterization

Status and Trends in Water Quality and Nutrient Loading

Regulations, Policies, and Management Programs

Quantitative Reduction Targets

Analytical Tools

Management Practices

Monitoring Networks

Funding and Economic Incentives


Example Quantitative Nutrient Reduction Targets

from non-GOMA States


OSPAR Commission Towards the 50% Reduction Target for Nutrients, Assessment of Implementation of PARCOM Recommendations 88/2 and 89/4

Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Bureau of Water, Surface Water Nutrient Reduction Plan December 29, 2004

Maryland's Phase I Watershed Implementation Plan for the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load

EPA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Data Access Tool