Water: Watershed Central
Set Goals and Identify Solutions
More info on Set Goals and Identify Solutions
- Set Overall Goals and Management Objectives
- Develop Indicators/Targets
- Determine Load Reductions Needed
- Identify Critical Areas
- Develop Management Practices to Achieve Goals
- Results and Next Steps
Now that you have characterized and quantified the pollutants in the watershed, you are ready to refine the preliminary goals and develop more detailed objectives, measurable targets, and indicators. You will also select management strategies that when implemented, will help to achieve your goals.
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