Water quality trading programs can bring together a watershed's dischargers for a holistic approach to improving water quality, restoring habitat and applying public money in more cost-effective and ecologically appropriate ways. Trading programs might be the right solution for meeting Clean Water Act compliance obligations.
This web presentation covers:
- A quick intro to water quality trading
- Stages of a feasibility analysis that a regulated entity (such as a wastewater treatment plant) can go through when considering water quality trading
- Examples of active trading programs
- Question and answer session
Presenter: Alex Johnson, Ecosystem Credit Programs Director at The Freshwater Trust