DEEP: Water
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
DEEP: Water
Water
Beach Monitoring
 Beach Monitoring
 State Swimming Area Water Quality Summer Program

Drinking Water Quality
 Drinking Water
 Frequently Asked Questions about Drinking Water

General Info
 Connecticut's Water Resources
 On the Water Recreation
 Water
 Water Bureau Seasonal Job Opportunities
 Water Quality

Lakes
 Caring For Our Lakes
 Lake Water Quality Management Program
  The goal of the Lakes Management Program is to protect and restore the ecological integrity and recreation value of Connecticut’s lakes and ponds.
 Lakes and Ponds

LIS Monitoring
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1991
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1992
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1993
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1994
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1995
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1996
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1997
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1998
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 1999
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2000
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2001
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2002
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2003
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2004
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2005
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2006
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2007
  Collection of Water quality maps from the summer of 2007
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2008
  Collection of hypoxia water quality maps from the summer of 2008
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2009
  A description of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2009. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2010
  A discription of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2010. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2011
  A description of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2011. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 Hypoxia Maps - Summer 2012
  A description of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2012. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 Hypoxia maps - Summer 2013
  A description of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2013. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 Hypoxia maps - Summer 2014
  A description of the Long Island Sound water quality monitoring conducted for low dissolved oxygen for the summer of 2014. With links to narrative summer hypoxia maps of Long Island Sound.
 LIS Water Quality Monitoring Maps
 Long Island Sound Water Quality Monitoring
 Temperature Monitoring
  Narrative, charts and graphics of LIS water temperature
 Temperature Monitoring 2013
  Narrative, charts and graphics of LIS water temperature affecting water density and hypoxia
 Temperature Monitoring 2014
  Narrative, chart graphs of LIS water temperature affecting water density and hypoxia

LIS Water Quality General Info
 Hypoxia and Monitoring Fact Sheets
 LIS Water Quality Program and Information
 Nitrogen Control Program for Long Island Sound

Municipal Waste Water
 Combined Sewer Overflows: Frequently Asked Questions
  Frequently Asked Questions about Combined Sewer Overflows
 Combined Sewer Overflows: Right to Know
  Information on Combined Sewer Overflows in Connecticut
 Connecticut's Clean Water Fund
 Environmental Impact Evaluations for Water Projects
  Environmental Impact Evaluations for Water Projects, Long Term Control Plans
 Financial Assistance for Municipal Wastewater Projects
 Municipal Wastewater
 Municipal Wastewater Publication & Guidance
 Operator Certification for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facilities
 Permit Application for Wastewater Discharges from Domestic Sewage Treatment Works
  Permit Application for Wastewater Discharges from Domestic Sewage Treatment Works
 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification Fact Sheet

NPS
 2014 319 NPS Grant Requirements
 319 Project Table
 FY14 Request for Proposals for Nonpoint Source Management Grant Program
 Non Point Source Annual Reports
 Non Point Source Management Success Stories
 Nonpoint Source Management
 Nonpoint Source Management Program
 Nonpoint Source Pollution Plan Update
  DEEP is updating the Statewide Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Management Plan
 Stormwater General Permits and Incorporation of Low Impact Development Evaluation

Surface Water Quality
 40 Years of the Clean Water Act
 Biological Condition Gradient
  Biological Condition can be measured reliably, and responds to aggregate disturbance and stress.
 Impervious Cover Studies
  Studies have evaluated the relationship between impervious cover and water quality downstream.
 Lakes and Ponds/Rivers and Streams
 Surface Water Quality
 Water Monitoring Group Reports
 Water Quality Monitoring Program

TMDL
 Mill River Remedial Activities, Fairfield, CT
  Lead contamination in the Mill River was evaluated, and orders are in place to remediate the contamination associated with the former Exide Battery Manufacturing facility.
 Pawcatuck Watershed TMDL
  A Total Maximum Daily Load analysis for the Pawcatuck watershed
 Statewide Bacteria TMDL
  Statewide Bacteria TMDL
 Total Maximum Daily Load

Voluntary Monitoring
 River Bioassessment by Volunteers (RBV)
 Volunteer Opportunity for Citizens to Monitor Wadeable Streams and Rivers

Water Quality Management
 Water Quality (305b) Report to Congress

Water Quality Standards
 2013 - 2014 Triennial Review of the Connecticut Water Quality Standards
  The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is announcing the Triennial Review of the Connecticut Water Quality Standards.
 2013 Proposed Water Quality Standards Regulations
  The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is proposing to codify Connecticut's established Water Quality Standards into regulations.
 Archive of Water Quality Standards Documents
  Read about historical water quality standards documents in this archive.
 Blue-Green Algae Blooms
  Cyanobacteria or blue green algae blooms can create toxic conditions in waterbodies.
 Connecticut Water Quality Standards 2011 Revisions
 Fact Sheet for the Water Quality Standards and Classifications
 Notice of Intent to Conduct a Triennial Review of Water Quality Standards
  Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection is providing notice of its intent to initiate a review of Connecticut’s Water Quality Standards (“WQS”)
 Phosphorus Reduction Strategy for Inland Non-tidal Waters
  Documentation of DEP's Phosphorus Reduction Strategy for Inland Non-Tidal Waters
 Proposed and Existing Maps
 Proposed Water Quality Standards
  Proposed Amended Connecticut Water Quality Standards
 Triennial Review Process for Water Quality Standards
 Water Quality Classification Maps
  View water quality classification maps by town.
 Water Quality Planner ListServ
  Join our water quality planning listserv and get updates on current information.
 Water Quality Reclassification
  Information on surface and ground water quality reclassification.
 Water Quality Standards and Classification

Watershed Management
 CT's Watershed Management Program
 Farmington River Municipal Land Use Evaluation
  Farmington River Municipal Land Use Evauation, development of revisions to current land use ordinances to encourage the use of Low Impact Development.
 Funding Sources for Watershed and Stormwater Projects
  Grant loan and funding sources for watershed and stormwater projects.
 Links to Best Management Practices to Address Waters Impaired by High Indicator Bacteria
  links to best management practices for reducing pathogens and indicator bacteria
 Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure: Municipal Outreach
 Upcoming Watershed Events and Grant Deadlines
  List of watershed events and grant grant dealines.
 Watershed Based Plans
  Watershed based plans, and watershed management plans, planning for water quality restoration and protection.
 Watershed Management
 Watershed Management - Overview
 Watershed Management - Related Links
 Watershed Management Plans and Documents
  download watershed management plans in pdf format