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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Why Are We Here?

Why Are We Here?

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Goal of the Certification Program

Goal of the Certification Program

Certification Process

Water Quality Issues

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Hydrologic Cycle-the movement of water on the land, in the ground, and through the air.

Point Source of Pollution-a single identifiable source of pollution, such as a pipe through which wastewater is discharged into surface waters.

Nonpoint Source Pollution-takes place over a broad area and results in the release of nutrients from many different locations.


Water Quality Issues

Soil Characteristics Affect the Soil’s Ability to Treat Waste Products

Soil Characteristic Depth

Water Quality Issues Groundwater

Groundwater An Essential Natural Resource:

Other Issues

Why Is It Important to Properly Manage Your Facility?

Program Objectives

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Program Objectives

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Author: Soil Science