Clean Water Act

The Clean Water Act (CWA) governs the protection of Waters of the United States. The CWA establishes water quality standards for protection of surface waters  from pollutant discharges.  EHSO oversees a number of programs that protect waters  around Emory through programs, inspections, management practices, such as  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)  Storm Water Management; Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) management, and the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan.