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American Planning Association (Idaho Chapter)
The American Planning Association works with partners like the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Forest Service, Smart Growth America, and many others to help communities across the nation protect sources of drinking water.

Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA)
ASDWA is the professional Association supporting states in their efforts to protect public health through the provision of safe drinking water. ASDWA members are the drinking water program administrators in the 50 states, the five territories, the Navajo Nation, and the District of Columbia.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
The BLM manages and provides oversight of forestry practices, watershed management, road building and maintenance, livestock grazing, fire restoration, abandoned mine reclamation, active mines and other activities on federal lands that may affect surface or ground water quality. The BLM also oversees small public water systems located at campgrounds and parks.

City of Boise - Project WET
The city of Boise WaterShed, located at the West Boise Water Renewal Facility, is a regional host of Project WET workshops. Project WET provides training workshops to educators at all levels, formal and non-formal, on diverse water topics so that those educators can reach children with objective, experiential, science-based water education.

Farm Service Agency (FSA)
An agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, FSA provides services to farm operations including loans, commodity price supports, conservation payments, and disaster assistance. Through a joint program with the NRCS, FSA collaborates with local teams to create rural source water protection plans to prevent pollution of surface and ground water used as the primary source of drinking water by rural residents.

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Drinking Water Program
DEQ's Drinking Water Program ensures public drinking water is safe as defined in the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Public Water System Switchboard provides access to information relevant to water system operation in Idaho.

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Ground Water Program
DEQ is responsible for implementing the Ground Water Quality Rule and Plan, including ground water quality monitoring, site assessments, and public education.

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - Source Water Program
DEQ is the lead agency for source water protection in Idaho. They conduct source water assessments to determine the susceptibility of drinking water sources, approve source water protection plans, and provide educational resources and grants.

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW)
DHW administers environmental health programs.They provide information to private well owners about well water and owning a well.

Idaho Department of Lands (IDL)
IDL is responsible for the public land trust protection of the beds and banks of navigable streams and lakes. It is the lead agency in administering the State's surface, dredge, and placer mining laws and also administers laws associated with forest practices on state and private land.

Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR)
IDWR is the lead agency for surface and ground water allocations and provides oversight to well drilling, well abandonment, underground injection wells, and managed recharge. IDWR runs the statewide ambient ground water quality monitoring program and manages the state environmental data management system.

Idaho Forest Products Commission - Project Learning Tree
The Idaho Forest Products Commission is a regional host of Project Learning Tree trainings. Project Learning Tree provides professional development for teachers and others who work with students to increase knowledge and appreciate for trees, Idaho forests, and the natural environment.

Idaho Health Districts
The seven Idaho Health Districts administer environmental health programs at the community level. They are involved in the oversight of small public water systems and septic systems, investigating privately owned drinking water wells, and providing assistance when contamination is detected.

Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA)
IRWA provides training and technical assistance to water and wastewater facilities in Idaho with populations under 10,000. They can assist communities or public water systems in developing source water protection and emergency response plans.

Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission (ISWCC)
ISWCC provides assistance and support for conservation projects on private lands. There are 50 local conservation districts in Idaho.

Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA)
ISDA is responsible for regulating the application of fertilizers and pesticides and has oversight of the dairy waste program. ISDA is the lead agency for implementing the agricultural BMP feedback loop for ground water quality protection and conducts regional and local monitoring efforts.

Idaho Water and Wastewater Agency Response Network (IdWARN)
IdWARN is a state wide network of utilities helping each other prepare and respond to natural and man made interruptions in service.

National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to farmers and communities through voluntary implementation programs focused on nutrients, pesticides, sediment, and animal waste issues in surface and ground water.

National Source Water Collaborative (SWC)
The SWC promotes the protection of America's drinking water at the source. It is comprised of federal, state, and local partners from twenty-nine national organizations.

Rural Development
Rural Development provides loans, grants, and loan guarantees for drinking water, sanitary sewer, solid waste and storm drain facilities in rural areas and cities and towns of 10,000 or less.

U.S. Forest Service (USFS)
The USFS manages and provides oversight of forestry practices, watershed management, road building and maintenance, livestock grazing, fire restoration, abandoned mine reclamation, active mines, and other activities within the National Forests that may affect surface or ground water quality. The USFS also manages small public water systems located at campgrounds and USFS facilities.

University of Idaho Extension - Project WET
U of I Extension in Northern Idaho is a regional host of Project WET workshops. Project WET provides training workshops to educators at all levels, formal and non-formal, on diverse water topics so that those educators can reach children with objective, experiential, science-based water education.

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA administers the Safe Drinking Water Act, which aims to ensure the safety of drinking water served to the public. They also provide oversight of regulatory programs that protect water quality.