Fiscal Year
               2015
National Water Program
    Guidance Addendum
      r/EPA
Office of Water
April 2014
               850-K-14-003

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FY 2015 National Water Program Guidance Addendum
Table of Contents
A.    Introduction	2
B.    Key Changes for FY 2015	3
  Issue Area: II. National Water Program Areas of Focus Guidance	3
  Issue Area: III. National Water Program (Subobj ective) Specific Guidance	5
  Issue Area: National Water Program Measures (Appendix A)	7

Appendices

A.    F Y 2015 National Water Program Measures
B.    Key Contacts
C.    Additional Guidance for CWA Section 106 State, Interstate, and Tribal Grant
      Recipients
D.    Potential State Agency Clean Water and Drinking Water Climate Change Adaptation
      Actions
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A.     Introduction

This National Water Program Guidance (NWPG) for fiscal year (FY) 2015 is an addendum to the FY 2014
NWPG1, highlighting changes in programs, activities, and measures. The NWPG describes how the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), states, territories, and tribal governments will work together to
ensure safe drinking water and protect and improve the quality of the Nation's waters.  In the drafting of
this NWPG Addendum, the Office of Water (OW) continues to recognize that the federal budget is
shrinking and that states, tribes, territories, and municipalities may be experiencing budget shortfalls
due to a recovering economy. OW is committed to working with its partners to focus resources on the
highest priorities and find the most efficient path towards achieving clean and safe water goals.
The FY 2015 NWPG Addendum references the body of the FY 2014 NWPG, pages 3-70. The body of the
FY 2014 NWPG has three main sections: I) Introduction; II) National Water Program Areas of Focus
Guidance; and III) National Water Program (Subobjective) Specific Guidance. Updated appendices will be
provided with the FY 2015 NWPG Addendum.
The water priorities in Section II have not changed substantially. Similarly, the  program-specific guidance
for each subobjective in Section III has not changed significantly. Key updates to both sections are
included in this addendum with page references to the FY 2014 NWPG.
Appendix A includes a comprehensive list of performance measures that support the subobjective
strategies and are used to manage water programs.  More detailed measure information, including
definition and methodology, will  be available online2 as supplemental information to this NWPG
Addendum.
The process for managing water program strategies  includes three parts:

   Part 1 is the development of this NWPG Addendum, starting with a review of measures in  December
    2013, a draft NWPG Addendum in March 2014, and the final NWPG Addendum in April 2014.

   Part 2 involves consultation and planning among EPA regions, states, and tribes, to  be conducted
    during the Spring/Summer 2014, to convert the  "targets" in this NWPG Addendum into regional
    "commitments" that are supported by Performance Partnership Agreements and other grant
    workplans with states and tribes. This process allocates available resources to those program
    activities that are likely to result in the best progress toward accomplishing water quality and public
    health goals given the circumstances and needs  in the state/region.

   Part 3 involves work to be done during FY 2015 to report results and assess progress in program
    implementation and improve program performance.
OW will continue to promote effective grants management to improve program performance. The
Agency has issued directives, policies, and guidance to help improve grants management. OW's policy is
that all grants comply with applicable grants requirements regardless of whether the program-specific
guidance document addresses the requirement.
1 Please see the FY 2014 NWPG at http://water.epa.gov/resource_performance/plamiing/FY-2014-National-Water-
Program-Guidance.cfm.
2 Supplemental information to the Guidance is at http://water.epa. gov/resource jerformance/planning/FY-2015-
National-Water-Program-Guidance.cfm.

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  Key contacts for this NWPG Addendum are:

        Mike Shapiro, Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water.

        Tim Fontaine, Senior Budget Officer and Director of Resource Management Staff.

        Vinh T. T. Nguyen, Program Planning Team Leader.
  Key contacts by subobjective are listed in Appendix B and posted with other related documents at
  http://water.epa.gov/resource_performance/planning/FY-2015-National-Water-Program-
  Gui dance, cfm.
  B.     Key Changes for FY 2015
 Page    Issue Area, Key Change, and Activities
   8     Issue Area: II. National Water
         Key Change for B.  Improving the Integrity of the Nation's Drinking Water and Clean Water
         Quality: Updating text with NDWAC workgroup recommendations on the lead and copper rule
         activities.
  8-9
Completing the review of the Lead and Copper Rule in accordance with the EPA's Final Plan for
Periodic Retrospective Review of Existing Regulations. The Retrospective Review sought ways to
simplify and clarify requirements imposed on drinking water systems to maintain safe levels of
lead and copper in drinking water. As part of this process, EPA solicited input from a working
group of stakeholders, who will inform recommendations from the National Drinking Water
Advisory Council. The EPA will propose revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule in FY 2015. The final
revisions will be promulgated within 18 months of publication of the proposal.
         Key Change for B.  Improving the Integrity of the Nation's Drinking Water and Clean Water
         Quality: Updating text on NPDES Program Reviews.
  8-9
After piloting Permit Quality Review And State Review Framework (PQR-SRF) integrated reviews
in FY 2012 and FY 2013, EPA determined that the efficiency and benefits of integrated reviews
vary across EPA regions and states. Therefore, beginning in FY 2014, EPA regions are conducting
PQR and SRF reviews either separately or integrated, at their discretion.
Given the Agency goal of completing NPDES reviews for all states (including states not yet
authorized to implement the NPDES program) on a five-year cycle, EPA expects to conduct
approximately 10 reviews in FY 2015. The system tracking PQR action items will no longer be
updated to include SRF review action items but EPA will maintain and update its commitment and
tracking system to reflect implementation of action items identified in PQRs.
         Key Change for C. Providing Safe and Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure: Updating
         text on the new Green Infrastructure Strategic Agenda.
10&13
EPA released a new Green Infrastructure Strategic Agenda3 in October 2013 and has now
provided more than $1.4 million in on-the-ground technical assistance to 25 communities to help
with green infrastructure implementation.
  3 The Green Infrastructure Strategic Agenda is at
  http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/upload/2013 GI FINAL Agenda 101713.pdf.
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         Key Change for C. Providing Safe and Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure: The
         Agency Priority Goal on small drinking water system is updated for FY 2014-2015.
10&13
A new small drinking water system priority goal is proposed in the FY2014-2018 Strategic Plan
that focuses on the next phase of the 2012-2013 priority goal -to have additional states and
tribes improve system capacity:

       By September 30, 2015, EPA will engage with an additional ten states (for a total of 30
       states) and three tribes to improve small drinking water system capability to provide safe
       drinking water,  an invaluable resource.4
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         Key Change for C. Providing Safe and Sustainable Water Resources and Infrastructure: Updating
         Capacity Development activities.
         Add a new bullet under Activities:

              Working with EPA and other partners to build small system resiliency.
         Key Change for D. Controlling Nutrient Pollution: Updating text on the Agency Priority Goal on
         the CWA Section 319 Grant Program for FY 2014-2015.
 13-15
A new Section 319 Priority Goal is proposed in the FY2014-2018 Strategic Plan that focuses on the
next phase of the 2012-2013 nonpoint source priority goal - to have all state nonpoint source
management plans updated consistent with the new Section 319 grant guidelines:

      By September 30, 2015, 100 percent of the states will have updated nonpoint source
       management programs that comport with the new Section 319 grant guidelines that will
       result in better targeting of resources through prioritization and increased coordination
       with USDA.5
           o  The Section 319 grant guidelines articulate an expectation that all state programs
              will be updated by September 2014.  EPA is working with state partners to meet
              this 2014 deadline.
         Key Change for E. Assuring High Quality and Accessible Water Information: Updating text on
         Enhancing Access to Drinking Water System Compliance Information.
 15-16
Replace last sentence of paragraph with the following:
The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) is working with states to identify data
for sharing between EPA and states, and is developing a Compliance Monitoring Data Portal to
facilitate the electronic transmission of data between public water systems, laboratories and
primacy agencies. Obtaining monitoring data electronically from public water systems will
facilitate more efficient sharing of data between EPA and states and the public.
         Key Change for E. Assuring High Quality and Accessible Water Information: Updating text on the
         current progress with the new approach using the National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDP/t/s)
         to calculate watershed area for priority areas.
  16
Most impaired waters take years to recover fully, and incremental improvements are currently
not well represented. EPA is developing a new approach to track water quality progress using the
National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDP/t/s) to calculate watershed area for priority areas using
the NHDP/t/s 'catchments' to describe previously impaired waters that are now attaining their
water quality standards. This approach also allows for the inclusion of watershed areas targeted
  4 Read more about the Agency Priority Goals at http://goals.performance.gov/agencv/epa.
  5 Read more about the Agency Priority Goals at http://goals.performance.gov/agencv/epa.
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        for protection (i.e., high quality waters). It provides a consistent method for measuring progress
        at the local scale, while allowing for tighter integration with data and assessments at the state
        and national scale.
  18     Issue Area: III. National Water Program f Subobiective) Specific Guidance
        Key Change for Climate change: Updating efforts to implement priority actions from the National
        Water Program Climate Change Adaptation Plan.	
21-22
In FY 2015, the National Water Program will expand efforts to assure that core clean water and
safe drinking water programs are adapted to a changing climate. National program offices at EPA
Headquarters and Regional water programs will continue implementing priority actions identified
in the National Water Program Climate Change Adaptation Plan to be finalized based on input
from States, Tribes, and stakeholders in early 2014. EPA will also work with States to identify and
implement adjustments to the national clean water and drinking water programs implemented by
States (e.g.; state revolving fund programs, discharge permit program, water quality standards
program, sanitary survey program) that recognize anticipated long-term changes in water
conditions as a result of climate change (see Appendix D - list of priority State program
adaptations).
        Key Change for Water Safe to Drink: Updating activities under Water System Security.
30-31
Activities: EPA will work with DHS, as well as the Water Sector Coordinating Council and Water
Government Coordinating Council, to encourage water and wastewater utilities to use the
Cybersecurity Framework and participate in the DHS Voluntary Program for Framework
implementation.
        Key Change for Water Safe for Swimming: Updating progress on CSO program goals.
36-37
In a significant step toward achieving CSO program goals, the New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection (NJDEP) started issuing individual CSO NPDES Permits instead of
General Permits.
        Key Change for Section 106 Grant Guidance to States and Interstate Agencies: General
        Information
 39
Updating the title of the sections to include tribes: "Section 106 Grant Guidance to States,
interstate Agencies, and Tribes". Similar edits were made to Appendix C - Additional Guidance for
CWA Section 106 State, Interstate, and Tribal Grant Recipient.
Updating the text to indicate that the guidance for the use of associated program support cost
authority by the Section 106 Program was finalized and posted at
http://water.epa.gov/grants funding/cwf/upload/Section-106-APSC-Guidance-Final.pdf.
        Key Change for Improve Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment: Updating text on protection
        of high quality watersheds and new MOU with the Association of Clean Water Agencies (ACWA)
        and the Nature Conservancy on healthy watersheds.
41-42
There is increased emphasis on protection of high-quality watersheds and how they support all
other Clean Water Act efforts and help mitigate the effects of Climate Change by moderating flow
and keeping habitat corridors intact.
EPA will be proposing a new MOU with ACWA and The Nature Conservancy which will help
highlight protection of healthy watersheds and showcase pilot efforts to integrate these
protection efforts into Clean Water Act programs.
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        Key Change for Implement TMDL and Other Watershed Related Plans: Discussing the new
        measures to reflect the 10-year vision for the Program.
43-44
Development and implementation of Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for CWA Section 303(d)
listed impaired waterbodies is a critical tool for meeting water quality restoration goals. The CWA
303(d) listing and TMDL program is implementing a new 10-year vision for the program to more
effectively achieve the water quality goals of each state. TMDLs will continue to be a primary
feature of the CWA 303(d) program, and states are expected to continue to develop them where
needed. However, to best reflect the new vision, the EPA proposes to replace the TMDL count
measures (WQ-8a and b)  with the following new measures (also see section on measure changes):

      WQ-27: Extent of priority areas identified by each state that are addressed by EPA-
       approved TMDLs  or alternative restoration approaches for impaired waters that will
       achieve water quality standards. These areas may also include protection approaches for
       unimpaired waters to maintain water quality standards.
      In addition, the EPA proposes to add  a complementary indicator measure (WQ-28) to
       measure incremental progress toward development of TMDLs or alternative approaches
       state-wide, including outside and inside of priority areas.
        Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating activities for "NPDES Work
        Planning and Oversight"; "Permit Quality Reviews (PQR) and Integrated PQR and State Review
        Framework (PQR-SRF)"; and "Program Integrity" sections.
44-45
After piloting PQR-SRF integrated reviews in FY 2012 and FY 2013, EPA determined efficiency and
benefits of integrated reviews vary across EPA regions and states. Therefore, beginning in FY
2014, EPA regions are conducting PQR and SRF reviews either separately or integrated, at their
discretion. MOAs are still being reviewed for all authorized state NPDES programs.
        Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating text for the "Green
        Infrastructure" section related to the new Green Infrastructure Strategic Agenda.
 45
EPA released a new Green Infrastructure Strategic Agenda6 in October 2013. The new version
expands capacity building efforts and includes a new emphasis on aligning federal support for
green infrastructure.
        Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating activities for the "Vessels"
        section.
 46
In December 2013, EPA issued the second Vessel General Permit (VGP) which provides coverage
for commercial vessels in U.S. waters.7
Among other things, the 2013 Final VGP contains numeric ballast water discharge limits
for most vessels which will reduce the threat posed by the transport of invasive species to
U.S. waters. Ballast water discharges have resulted in the introduction of numerous
aquatic invasive species, resulting in severe degradation of many ecosystems and billions
of dollars of economic damages. Also, this permit contains more stringent effluent limits
for oil-to-sea interfaces and exhaust gas scrubber washwater, which will help prevent
adverse environmental impacts due to the chronic discharge of oils and grease into U.S.
waters.
 6 See http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/upload/2013  GI FINAL Agenda_101713.pdf.
 7 More information is at http://cfpub.epa. gov/npdes/vessels/vgpermit.cfm.
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          Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating text for the "Stormwater"
          section.
   46
Remove the statement: "A key action item that EPA is undertaking is to revise the national
stormwater program via a rulemaking to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the
program".
          Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating text for the "Integrated
          Wastewater and Stormwater Planning" section.
   47
On January 13, 2013, EPA issued a memorandum "Assessing Financial Capability for Municipal
Clean Water Act Requirements"8 that identifies issues the Agency is working closely with local
governments to clarify. EPA is committed to providing additional clarification on the approaches
and flexibility in assessing a permittee's financial capability and how that assessment can impact
schedules for CWA implementation.
   48
          Key Change for Strengthen the NPDES Permit Program: Updating text for the "Section 106 Grant
          Guidance to States and Interstate Agencies: Permits, Enforcement, and Compliance" section.
          The reference to OECA CWA-09 no longer exists and is removed.
          Key Change for Define Waterbody/Watershed Standards Attainment Goals and Strategies (page
          50-51): Updating progress on a new approach for measuring local improvements in water quality,
          using the National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDPIus).
  50-51
EPA is evaluating a new approach for measuring local improvements in water quality. This new
approach would use the National Hydrography Dataset Plus (NHDPIus) to calculate watershed
area for priority areas where previously impaired waters are now attaining water quality
standards. Through this effort, the EPA is also working with its partners to develop new
replacement strategic measures for water quality standards attainment and for improved water
quality conditions in impaired waterbodies. This new approach to track local improvements for
priority waters is complemented by the indicator measure introduced in  FY 2014 to measure
progress statewide using states' statistical survey results.
          Key Change for The Great Lakes (page 56-58): Updating progress under discussion as part of a
          Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan proposed for FY 2015-2019.
  56-58
Priorities and commitments for FY 2015 are under discussion as part of a Great Lakes Restoration
Initiative Action Plan proposed for FY 2015-2019. The Great Lakes Advisory Board has provided
input to the Action Plan. Comments from stakeholders will be requested when a draft is published
in FY2014.
          Issue Area: National Water Program Measures (Appendix A)
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.1.1 Water Safe to Drink: Add tribal "person months" measure for
          progress discussions with the Deputy Administrator.
Appendix
   A
   P. 1
The new measure is proposed for FY 2015 to provide greater consistency in measuring progress
for tribal community water systems with the full universe of community water systems (i.e., SDW-
SP2).

       New Measure SDW-20: Percent of 'person months' (i.e. all persons served by community
       water systems times 12 months) during which community water systems in Indian
  8Read it at http://www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/sw regionalmemo.pdf.

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                 country provide drinking water that meets all applicable health-based drinking water
                 standards.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.1.1 Water Safe to Drink: Add a drinking water security measure
          per DIG recommendations.
Appendix
    A
   P. 4
Per the DIG recommendation, the measure will track the number of utilities and governmental
officials.

      New Measure SDW-21: Number of drinking water and wastewater utilities and local,
       state, and federal officials receiving training and technical assistance to enhance
       emergency preparedness and resiliency to reduce risk from all hazards including those
       attributed to climate change impacts.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Revising WQ-
          SP13.N11 to report results on the Lakes Survey (NLA).
Appendix
    A
  P. 13
The Lakes Survey will be reporting on change in condition in FY 2015.

Revised WQ-SP13.N11: Ensure that the condition of the Nation's lakes does not degrade (i.e.,
there is no statistically significant increase in the percent of lakes rated "poor" and no statistically
significant decrease in the lakes rated "good").
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Changing WQ-
          04a to an indicator. No change to measure text.
Appendix
    A
   P. 8
When this measure was originally developed, it was designed to encourage EPA to work early
with states to help them submit approvable water quality standards. The regions have been doing
this. However, having the regions develop submission approval commitments has become
counter-productive. As an indicator, the measure would still provide information on how well
regions are working with their states, but without the effort needed to develop commitments.
Appendix
    A
  P. 10
Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Modifying WQ-
13a to delete the reference to "national percent".
The measure is modified to track the number of MS4s. The national percent is no longer reported.

       Revised WQ-13a: Number of MS4s covered under either an individual or general permit.
   No
longer in
Appendix
    A
Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Deleting WQ-
15a.
OECA tracks this data. Measure is also deleted from the budget.

      Existing measure WQ-15a to be deleted: Percent of major dischargers in Significant
       Noncompliance (SNC) at any time during the fiscal year.
   No
longer in
Appendix
    A
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Deleting WQ-
          16.
OECA tracks this data. Measure is also deleted from the budget.

      Existing measure WQ-16 to be deleted: Number, and national percent, of all major
       publicly-owned treatment works (POTWs) that comply with their permitted wastewater
       discharge standards, (i.e. POTWs that are not in significant non-compliance)
Appendix
    A
Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Adding back a
measure to track Urban Water projects completed.
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  P. 12
This measure will be in the budget with annual targets.

      WQ-25b: Number of urban water projects completed addressing water quality issues in
       the community, (cumulative)
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis: Replace WQ-8a
          & b with new TMDL measures.
Appendix
    A
 P. 12 &
    13
WQ-27 will be a budget measures with annual targets. WQ-28 will be an indicator measure.

      WQ-27: Extent of priority areas identified by each state that are addressed by EPA-
       approved TMDLs or alternative restoration approaches for impaired waters that will
       achieve water quality standards. These areas may also include protection approaches for
       unimpaired waters to maintain water quality standards.
           o   This measure will track the percent of priority areas. States may use NHDplus
               catchment, HUC12s, or a similar state hydrologically meaningful watershed unit
               to measure results.
      WQ-28: State-wide extent of activities leading to completed TMDLs or alternative
       restoration approaches for impaired waters, or protection approaches for unimpaired
       waters.
           o   The measure will track the percent of progress towards the goal of 100%.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.3 Increase Wetlands: Modifying measure text per IG
          recommendation.
Appendix
    A
  P. 14
Per the IG's suggestion, a clarification is added at the end of the measure text to clarify the term
"no net loss".

      Revised WT-SP22: In partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, states and tribes,
       achieve 'no net loss' of wetlands each year under the Clean Water Act Section 404
       regulatory program. ("No net loss" of wetlands is based on requirements for mitigation in
       CWA 404 permits and not the actual mitigation attained.)
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.3 Increase Wetlands: Modifying measure text for clarification.
Appendix
    A
  P. 15
The measure is updated with current text.

       Revised WT-03: Percent of Clean Water Act Section 404 standard permits, upon which
       EPA coordinated with the permitting authority (i.e., Corps or State), where a final permit
       decision in the current fiscal year documents requirements for greater environmental
       protection than originally proposed.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.4 The Great Lakes: Modifying GL-06 for clarity.
Appendix
    A
  P. 16
The modification is being made to clarify that the measure is tracking the rate of aquatic
nonnative species.

      Revised GL-06: Rate of aquatic nonnative species newly detected in the Great Lakes
       ecosystem.
Appendix
    A
  P. 17
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.4 The Great Lakes: Modifying GL-16 for clarity.
The modification is being made to clarify that the measure is tracking the percent increase in
acreage.
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                Revised GL-16: Percent increase in acreage in Great Lakes watershed with USDA
                 conservation practices implemented to reduce erosion, nutrients, and/or pesticide
                 loading.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.5 The Chesapeake Bay: Replacing long term strategic measure.
Appendix
    A
  P. 18
The new measure is an index incorporating indicators that track attainment of Bay water quality
standards for dissolved oxygen, water clarity/underwater grasses, and chlorophyll a in
Chesapeake Bay and tidal tributaries. The new strategic measure is also used to track the
Presidential Executive Order 13508 Strategy's Water Quality Outcome.

       Existing measures to be deleted and  replaced with new measure:
           o  CB-SP33.N11 - Percent of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation goal of 185,000 acres
              achieved, based on annual monitoring from prior year.
           o  CB-SP34 - Percent of Dissolved Oxygen goal of 100% standards attainment
              achieved, based on annual monitoring from the previous calendar year and the
              preceding 2 years.
       New measure CB-05.N14: Percent attainment of water quality standards for dissolved
       oxygen, water clarity/underwater grasses, and chlorophyll a  in Chesapeake Bay and tidal
       tributaries.
          Key Change for Subobjective 2.2.11 The South Florida Ecosystem: Replacing a measure to better
          track incremental progress.
Appendix
    A
  P. 23
EPA proposes to delete budget measure SFL-SP48 to better track incremental progress of
Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas using the new budget measure SFL-2.

      Existing measure SFL-SP48 to be deleted: Improve the water quality of the Everglades
       ecosystem as measured by total phosphorus, including meeting the 10 parts per billion
       (ppb) total phosphorus criterion throughout the Everglades Protection Area marsh and
       the effluent limits for discharges from stormwater treatment areas.
      New Measure SFL-2: The number of Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs) with
       the annual total phosphorus (TP) outflow less than or the same as the five-year annual
       average TP outflow, working towards the long-term goal of meeting the 10 parts per
       billion annual geometric mean.
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FY2015
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Budget
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Region
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Region
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5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
Goal 2 Protecting America's Waters
Objective 2.1 Protect Hunan Health
Subobjective 2.1.1 Water Safe to Drink
SDW-211







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SDW-20


Percent of the population served by community water systems
that receive drinking water that meets all applicable health-based
drinking water standards through approaches including effective
treatment and source water protection.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY2013 UNIVERSE (in millions)
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of community water systems that meet all applicable
health-based standards through approaches that include effective
treatment and source water protection.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of "person months" (i.e. all persons served by community
water systems times 12 months) during which community water
systems provide drinking water that meets all applicable health-
based drinking water standards.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY2013 UNIVERSE (in millions)
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of the population in Indian country served by community
water systems that receive drinking water that meets all
applicable health-based drinking water standards.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of 'person months' (i.e. all persons served by community
water systems times 12 months) during which community water
systems in Indian country provide drinking water that meets all
applicable health-based drinking water standards.
BASELINE
UNIVERSE
BUD
SG
ARRA
OMB PA






92%






92%
92.0%
92.0%
94.7%
93.2%
89%
300.2
91%
90.0%
92.0%
94.7%
93.2%
89%
300.2
90%
90%
93%
94%
91%
92.5%
15.1
87%
80%
65%
90%
84%
55.3%
31.7
90%
90%
96%
92%
89%
93.2%
25.7
92%
92%
94%
96%
96%
93%
59.5
92%
94%
98%
97%
96%
94.1%
43.1
85%
85%
91%
92%
91%
87.8%
38.7
90%
90%
96%
94%
92%
91.2%
12.4
92%
92%
95%
94%
94%
94.7%
13.0
95%
95%
97%
98%
97%
94.6%
48.8
91%
90%
93%
98%
97%
94.8%
12.3
The universe represents the population served by community water systems. The National commitment for FY14 is higher than the regional aggregate commitment to be
consistent with the FY14 budget target.
SP
BUD, SG
OMB PA






90%






90%
90.0%
91.4%
91%
90.7%
89%
51,535
87%
88.5%
91.4%
91%
90.7%
89%
51,535
85%
85%
86%
90%
85%
85.7%
2,804
85%
85%
89%
88%
87%
86.4%
3,586
91%
91%
92%
92%
93%
91.8%
4,393
90%
90%
95%
95%
94%
91%
8,741
90%
93%
96%
95%
94%
92%
7,303
80%
86%
87%
89%
90%
86.2%
8,234
85%
85%
90%
88%
88%
86.8%
4,088
90%
90%
90%
89%
90%
90.3%
3,305
88%
88%
91%
89%
88%
91.6%
4,631
90%
88%
93%
92%
91%
87.3%
4,450
In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 92%. New measure starting in FY08.
BUD
KPI
OMB PA






95%






95%
95.0%
96.9%
97.8%
97.4%
97%
3,602.5
95%
94.6%
96.9%
97.8%
97.4%
97%
3,602.5
94%
94%
98%
98%
97%
96%
181.5
93%
93%
86%
95%
95%
92%
380.0
94%
93%
98%
97%
96%
99%
308.5
95%
95%
98%
98%
98%
98%
713.6
95%
96%
99%
99%
98%
96%
517.2
90%
94%
95%
97%
96%
97%
464.1
92%
92%
98%
98%
97%
98%
148.8
95%
95%
97%
98%
97%
99%
155.5
98%
98%
98%
99%
99%
97%
586.1
93%
93%
95%
99%
99%
98%
147.2
Indicator measure in FY07.
SP
BUD
KPI






87%






87%
87.0%
77.0%
84%
81.2%
86%
1,013,222
85%
78.0%
77.0%
84%
81.2%
86%
1,013,222
90%
90%
100%
100%
100%
100%
90,594
95%
65%
65%
100%
50%
100%
11,071
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
90%
90%
100%
100%
97%
100%
24,935
87%
94%
98%
97%
99%
99.5%
117,931
70%
74%
77%
92%
87%
90.4%
91,493
85%
85%
87%
83%
87%
86.5%
5,394
80%
80%
69%
86%
86%
82.6%
112,264
70%
70%
69%
74%
70%
80.9%
506,885
82%
80%
83%
90%
87%
88.1%
52,655
In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 88%. The universe represents the population in Indian country served by community water systems.






90%
90.1%
12,158,664
86%
90.1%
12,158,664
90%
100.0%
1,087,128
98%
91.7%
132,852
NT
n/a
n/a
90%
99.1%
299,220
90%
99.8%
1,415,172
75%
87.3%
1,097,916
87%
87.0%
64,728
90%
89.9%
1,347,168
85%
84.7%
6,082,620
85%
97.0%
631,860
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w

SDW-SP4a







SDW-SP4b






SDW-
18. Nil







SDW-Ola




SDW-Olb




SDW-04

FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of community water systems where risk to public health
is minimized through source water protection.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of the population served by community water systems
where risk to public health is minimized through source water
protection.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY2013 UNIVERSE (in millions)
National Program Manager Comments
Number of American Indian and Alaska Native homes provided
access to safe drinking water in coordination with other federal
agencies.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of community water systems (CWSs) that have
undergone a sanitary survey within the past three years (five
years for outstanding performers or those ground water systems
approved by the primacy agency to provide 4-1 og treatment of
viruses).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 Baseline
FY 2013 Universe
National Program Manager Comments
Number of tribal community water systems (CWSs) that have
undergone a sanitary survey within the past three years (five
years for outstanding performers or those ground water systems
approved to provide 4-log treatment of viruses).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 Baseline
FY 2013 Universe
National Program Manager Comments
Fund utilization rate [cumulative dollar amount of loan
agreements divided by cumulative funds available for projects] for
the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
New measure starting in FY15.
BUD
OMB PA






LT






49.0%
45.0%
48.3%
43.3%
40.2%
20%
51,535
42.8%
42.0%
48.3%
41.3%
40.2%
20%
51,535
84%
84%
86%
84%
66%
51%
2,804
70%
70%
86%
61%
61%
30%
3,586
44%
39%
40%
35%
35%
12%
4,393
59%
58%
57%
55%
52%
21%
8,741
41%
41%
41%
41%
40%
19%
7,303
40%
40%
45%
43%
40.9%
19%
8,234
8%
8%
9%
8%
12%
13%
4,088
32%
35%
43%
38%
45%
20%
3,305
10%
10%
10%
10%
9%
1%
4,631
45%
40%
66%
44%
42%
28%
4,450
The universe is the number of community water systems.
SG











59.0%
57.0%
59.1%
55.9%
55.2%
300.2
54.9%
56.0%
59.1%
55.2%
55.2%
300.2
97%
97%
97%
97%
95.9%
15.1
80%
80%
86%
84%
80%
31.7
68%
64%
66%
63%
67%
25.7
60%
59%
58%
58%
55%
59.5
65%
68%
67%
68.7%
66%
43.1
60%
60%
66%
63%
62.9%
38.7
20%
20%
21%
20%
23%
12.4
32%
35%
38%
38.5%
40%
13.0
12%
12%
12%
12%
12%
48.8
60%
80%
80%
81%
84%
12.3
New measure starting in FY08. Note: "Minimized risk" s achieved by the substantial implementation, as determined by the state, of actions in a source water protection strategy.
The universe is the most recent SDWIS inventory of community water systems. The FY13 NWPG and its Appendix erroneously showed the incorrect commitment for Region 8.
SP
BUD






LT






119,000
119,000
108,881
104,266
97,311
80,900
360,000













































































New measure for FY11, to supplement SDW-SP5 in the NWPG and replace it in the Strategic Plan. In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 148,100.
BUD
OMB PA
SG



79%



81%
83.0%
78.7%
49,283
81%
83.0%
78.7%
49,283
Universe updated in FY 2014 to reflect the updated un








633
590
520
714
633
590
520
714
70%
70.0%
84.9%
2,619
95%
95.0%
86.9%
3,480
93%
93.0%
90.0%
4,321
85%
80.0%
86.4%
8,493
79%
75.0%
79.9%
7,121
80%
92.0%
80.0%
7,945
87%
87.0%
94.3%
3,999
75%
78.0%
81.2%
3,065
70%
70.0%
66.6%
4,004
75%
75.0%
32.0%
4,236
verse (FY 2012) and measure text.
2
2
3
3
2
2
2
7
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
14
14
14
14
58
56
10
74
50
9
37
51
8
8
4
9
105
105
88
109
319
319
287
366
75
75
75
81
A sanitary survey is an on-site review of the water sources, facilities, equipment, operation, and maintenance of a public water system for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy
of the facil t es for producing and distributing safe drinking water. Universe updated in FY 2014 to reflect the updated universe (FY 2012) and measure text.
BUD
OMB PA
ARRA

89%

89%
89.0%
89%
88.0%
90%
90%
90%
90%
89%
89%
85%
85%
90%
94%
91%
80%
80%
80%
ooo/
OO7O
ooo/
OO7O
90%
87%
95%
97%
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w






SDW-05






SDW-07





SDW-08





SDW-11






SDW-15



FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE (FY2012, in millions)
National Program Manager Comments
Number of Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) projects
that have initiated operations, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of Classes 1, II and Class III salt solution mining wells that
have lost mechanical integrity and are returned to compliance
within 180 days thereby reducing the potential to endanger
underground sources of drinking water.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of Class V motor vehicle waste disposal wells (MVWDW)
and large capacity cesspools (LCC) that are closed or permitted
(cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of DWSRF projects awarded to small PWS serving <500,
501-3,300, and 3,301-10,000 consumers.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number and percent of small CWS and NTNCWS (<500, 501-
3,300, 3,301-10,000) with repeat health based Nitrate/Nitrite,
Stage 1 D/DBP, SWTR and TCR violations.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT










91.4%
89.7%
90%
84.7%
$26,379.6
91.4%
90.5%
90%
84.7%
$26,379.6
97.3%
95%
92%
78.5%
$2,374.9
93.9%
92%
94%
93%
$4,643.6
100.2%
96%
96%
83.3%
$1,563.1
85.2%
85%
88%
88%
$2,938.5
89.1%
88%
87.1%
87%
$4,574.2
83.0%
82%
87%
64.5%
$2,776.8
83.0%
86%
85%
91%
$1,831.4
88.0%
86%
89%
84%
$1,841.9
95.3%
92%
87%
80%
$2,689.8
99.1%
103%
101%
94.3%
$1,151.5
Universe represents the funds available for projects for the DWSRF through 2007, in millions of dollars (i.e., the denominator of the measure .
OMB PA
ARRA











8,900
7,844
7,474
6,690
6,076
2,611
8,163
7,844
7,474
6,721
6,076
2,611
1,152
1,092
1,032
924
799
320
480
478
458
453
448
311
718
698
678
643
575
261
885
875
863
800
714
369
1,700
1,630
1,499
1,346
1,250
557
440
418
410
254
227
59
719
719
694
624
583
229
900
870
854
814
726
242
519
464
419
363
308
123
650
600
567
500
446
140
R9 corrected FY 2012 EOY is 289 (orignally entered at 363 in ACS).
OMB PA
BUD
SG




85%




85%
85%
89.0%
85%
2,512
76%
73%
89.0%
85%

NT
NT
n/a
n/a

90%
90%
100%
90%

75%
70%
88%
61%

80%
75%
85%
92%

67%
67%
86%
80%

85%
85%
94%
90%

75%
75%
83%
81%

85%
80%
86%
90%

50%
60%
41%
53%

75%
75%
86%
67%

Combined the 3 classes of mechanical integrity measures into one measure SDW-07a. The denominator for the number of wells with mechan cal integrity losses is very small.
Typically, Class 1, II and III wells are deep wells and there are many more Class II wells that lose mechanical integrity re ative to Classes 1 and III wells (2,800 compared to 8 for Class 1
and 7 for Class III). The revised measure should improve the numbers in the denominator of the measure.
BUD
OMB PA




25,225




25,225
26,266
26,027
25,225
25,225
26,520
26,266
26,027
25,225

2,370
2,361
2,349
2,314

878
878
868
730

4,375
4,330
4,305
4,215

119
113
112
109

4,837
4,701
4,601
4,317

275
275
275
272

176
176
176
175

2,379
2,371
2,359
2,331

3,850
3,800
3,730
3,560

7,261
7,261
7,252
7,202

Measure revised starting in FY12. The measure includes all the wells covered by the EPA 1999 Class V Rule reporting on closed or permitted MVWDW wells. In addition, it allows
for reporting on additional types of high priority wells ncluding, at minimum, Large Capacity Cess (LCC) Pools. Reporting in percentages will not provide good information on
progress in closing or permitting the MVWD wells.
1











Indicator
71%
71%
71%
72%
698

71%
70%
71%



65%
65%
65%
72%
138

66%
66%
68%
75%
44

77%
77%
78%
70%
56

58%
58%
58%
30%
43

71%
72%
71%
72%
126

60%
59%
58%
76%
33

83%
83%
83%
80%
70

83%
82%
82%
87%
87

67%
66%
65%
81%
26

76%
76%
77%
80%
75
New measure starting in FY11.
1







Indicator
1,263
2.0%
1,230
2%
1,337
2.1%

1,263
2.0%
1,260
1.9%
1,337
2.1%

120
2.8%
85
1.9%
112
3.0%

151
3.2%
158
3.0%
184
4.0%

74
1.1%
98
1.5%
109
2.0%

120
1.3%
130
1.3%
127
1.0%

75
0.7%
83
0.7%
85
1.0%

325
3.6%
271
3.0%
243
3.0%

111
2.5%
143
3.1%
172
4.0%

59
1.6%
54
1.5%
71
2.0%

132
2.2%
148
2.5%
133
2.0%

96
1.8%
90
1.7%
101
2.0%
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w



SDW-17






SDW-19a



SDW-19b



SDW-21

FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2009 BASELINE (CWS & NTNCWS <10,000 w/ repeat Health-
Based Viols)
UNIVERSE (CWS & NTNCWS<10,000)
National Program Manager Comments
Number and percent of schools and childcare centers that meet
all health-based drinking water standards.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Volume of CO2 sequestered through injection as defined by the
UIC Final Rule.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
National Program Manager Comments
Number of permit decisions during the reporting period that
result in CO2 sequestered through injection as defined by the UIC
Final Rule.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 BASELINE
Number of drinking water and wastewater utilities and local,
state, and federal officials receiving training and technical
assistance to enhance emergency preparedness and resiliency to
reduce risk from all hazards including those attributed to climate
change impacts.
National Program Manager Comments




1,904
3%
66,156



164
3.7%
4,478
208
4.0%
5,189
113
1.7%
6,751
218
2.2%
9,840
102
0.9%
11,261
394
4.3%
9,082
288
6.3%
4,562
91
2.5%
3,690
154
2.6%
5,877
172
3.2%
5,426
New measure starting in FY11.
1











Indicator
7,068
93.3%
6,991
93%
7,114
92%
7,260
94%
7,664

7,068
93.3%
6,991
91.2%






998
88.9%
995
87%
1,017
89%
1,057
92%
1,146

664
95.5%
680
92%
708
95%
705
95%
740

1,153
94.0%
1,164
95%
1,188
92%
1,179
96%
1,228

599
94.2%
623
86%
647
92%
688
95%
724

1,815
95.3%
1,858
95.7%
1,872
94%
1,933
95%
2,002

315
91.3%
327
95%
334
93%
329
95%
345

196
95.6%
189
85%
195
89%
197
89%
222

231
90.6%
229
96%
236
93%
224
94%
239

686
92.2%
519
90%
505
89%
523
90%
578

411
93.2%
407
93%
412
92%
425
97%
440
New measure starting in FY11.
1





Indicator
47,781.14
40,380.12

































Measure in millions of gallons.
1









Indicator
0
0
1
1,000























































New measure starting in FY15. The baseline and universe are under development.
Subobjective 2.1.2 Fish and Shellfish Safe to Eat
FS-
SP6.N11





FS-la





Percent of women of childbearing age having mercury levels in
blood above the level of concern.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of river miles where fish tissue were assessed to support
waterbody-specific or regional consumption advisories or a
determination that no consumption advice is necessary. (Great
Lakes measured separately; Alaska not included) (Report every
two years)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
SP
BUD




2.3%




2.3%
4.9%
2.3%
2.3%
5.7%























































Updated data are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approximately every two years. In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 2.1%.
1









Indicator
36%
n/a
36%
24%























































The FY11 EOY result is based on data from 2009-2010.
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Italicized AC
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FS-lb






FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
Percent of lake acres where fish tissue were assessed to support
waterbody-specific or regional consumption advisories or a
determination that no consumption advice is necessary. (Great
Lakes measured separately; Alaska not included) (Report every
two years)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
1











Indicator
42%
n/a
42%
35%(14M)
100% (40M)


































































The FY11 EOY result is based on data from 2009-2010.
Subobjective 2.1.3 Water Safe for Swimming
ss-
SP9.N11







SS-1







SS-2







Percent of days of the beach season that coastal and Great Lakes
beaches monitored by state beach safety programs are open and
safe for swimming.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2010 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number and national percent, using a constant denominator, of
Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) permits with a schedule
ncorporated into an appropriate enforceable mechanism,
ncluding a permit or enforcement order, with specific dates and
milestones, including a completion date consistent with Agency
guidance, which requires: 1) Implementation of a Long Term
Control Plan (LTCP) which will result in compliance with the
technology and water quality-based requirements of the Clean
Water Act; or 2) implementation of any other acceptable CSO
control measures consistent with the 1994 CSO Control Policy; or
3) completion of separation after the baseline date, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2008 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of all Tier 1 (significant) public beaches that are monitored
and managed under the BEACH Act program.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
SP
SG













95.0%
95.0%
96.0%
95.2%
95.7%
96%
752,683
91.6%
91.6%
96.0%
95.1%
95.7%
96%
752,683
98.0%
98.0%
98.0%
98.0%
97.7%
98%
86,226
95.0%
95.0%
97.0%
97.0%
98.0%
97.2%
90,834
95.0%
95.0%
98.1%
98.5%
97.3%
98.5%
17,861
92.0%
92.0%
97.2%
98.3%
97.7%
96.3%
184,609
90.0%
90.0%
94.0%
93.5%
92.0%
95.5%
50,064
80.0%
80.0%
95.8%
90.0%
91.0%
93%
28,146
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
88.0%
88.0%
93.1%
92.7%
93.0%
95.3%
282,149
95.0%
95.0%
95.0%
93.0%
99.0%
92.8%
12,794
Universe changes annually. Universe equals the total number of beach season days associated with the swimming seasons of monitored beaches. In the FY 2014-2018 EPA
Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 95%.














790 (92%)
775 (90%)
758 (88%)
748 (88%)
734 (86%)
568 (66%)
859
790
775
758
748
734
568 (66%)
859
76
76
76
76
76
75(91%)
82
81
75
74
74
72
51(48%)
108
231
230
228
226
224
175(74%)
236
22
18
18
18
18
9(38%)
24
337
333
319
312
305
232 (64%)
366
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
24
24
24
23
20
7(29%)
24
1
1
1
1
1
1(100%)
1
3
3
3
3
3
3(100%)
3
15
15
15
15
15
15(100%)
15
Measure revised for FY08. Beginning in FY08, OECA and OWM agreed on common language and data collection procedures to streamline this measure. While the definition is
slightly different for OWM, the past data is still valid for comparison with future data. We have included a revised baseline to demonstrate the real progress for FY08. While
national numbers are fairly stable, the Regional baselines did change.
SG













97%
95%
98%
100%
100%
96.5%
2,532
98%
95%
98%
100%
100%
96.5%
2,532
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
162
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
370
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
95
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
736
100%
82%
100%
100%
100%
100%
332
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
92%
76
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
98%
90%
99.8%
100%
100%
100%
589
85%
85%
85%
100%
100%
80%
172
States may change their designation of beaches at anytime. Therefore, these numbers may change from year to year. Universe equals the tota number of Tier 1 beaches.
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Italicized AC
Measure), a
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FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
Objective 2.2 Protect and Restore Watersheds and Aquatic Ecosystems
Subobjective 2.2.1 Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis
WQ-
SP10.N11






WQ-SP11






WQ-
SP12.N11






WQ-
SP13.N11





WQ-
SP14a.Nl
1


Number of waterbodies identified in 2002 as not attaining water
quality standards where standards are now fully attained.
(cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2002 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Remove the specific causes of waterbody impairment identified
by states in 2002. (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Improve water quality conditions in impaired watersheds
nationwide using the watershed approach, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Ensure that the condition of the Nation's lakes does not degrade
(i.e., there is no statistically significant increase in the percent of
lakes rated "poor" and no statistically significant decrease in the
streams rated "good").
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2006 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Improve water quality in Indian country at baseline monitoring
stations in tribal waters (i.e., show improvement in one or more
of seven key parameters: dissolved oxygen, pH, water
temperature, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, pathogen
indicators, and turbidity), (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
SP
KPI, BUD
SG, ARRA
OMB PA





3,979





3,979
3,779
3,679
3,527
3,119
39,503
3,815
3,779
3,679
3,527
3,119
39,503
163
161
156
144
117
6,710
185
184
182
176
127
1,805
612
610
594
583
557
8,998
564
554
544
516
504
5,274
756
756
736
736
646
4,550
255
248
243
206
190
1,407
467
456
443
434
353
2,036
376
376
371
371
270
1,274
161
160
157
109
105
1,041
276
274
253
252
250
6,408
n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 4,430. Th s measure d ffers from previous Measure L, since WQ-SP10. Nil uses an updated 2002 baseline. Note: 2000-
2002 results equal 1,980 waters -not included above. 2014 303 (d) 1 sts were due on 4/1. As of 4/15/2014, many have not arrived. We will continue to work with our stakeholders
over the summer to negotiate and finalize FY15 commitments.
BUD





12,514





12,514
12,134
11,754
11,134
9,527
69,677
12,211
12,129
11,754
11,134
9,527
69,677
483
481
472
434
369
8,826
595
593
588
569
456
2,567
2,065
2,050
1,996
1,903
1,814
13,958
1,275
1,255
1,235
1,160
1,110
9,374
3,300
3,300
3,170
3,170
2,973
10,155
715
708
703
604
595
3,005
1,449
1,417
1,363
1,327
550
4,391
798
798
793
793
541
3,502
901
900
892
653
600
2,742
630
627
542
521
519
11,157
2014 303(d) lists were due on 4/1. As of 4/15/2014, many have not arrived. We will continue to work w th our stakeholders over the summer to negotiate and finalize FY15
commitments.
SP
BUD





446





446
408
376
332
271
4,767
431
404
376
332
271
4,767
10
10
9
8
6
246
27
26
25
24
23
300
23
22
21
20
18
300
76
68
62
56
48
2,000
45
40
35
30
23
378
64
61
58
49
38
213
14
13
11
11
7
169
59
54
49
39
31
684
34
33
31
26
28
27
79
77
75
69
49
450
In the FY 2014 -2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 575.
SP
OMB PA
	



LT



No WO
degradation
in lakes
Deferred for
FY 2014
21%good,
23% fair, 55%
poor
n/a
28% good;
25% fair; 42%
poor























































In the FY 2014 -2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is maintain or improve stream conditions. In FY15, EPA will be reporting on the Lakes Survey.
SP
BUD
OMB PA


LT


25
21
20
25
21
20
1
1
1
NT
NT
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
NT
1
1
3
3
3
1
1
1
1
NT
1
2
2
2
12
10
8
5
3
3
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ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w



WQ-
SP14b.Nl
1



WQ-
24.N11







WQ-Ola







WQ-26




WQ-02



FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Identify monitoring stations on tribal lands that are showing no
degradation in water quality (meaning the waters are meeting
tribal water quality objectives), (cumulative)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
Number of American Indian and Alaska Native homes provided
access to basic sanitation in coordination with other federal
agencies (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of numeric water quality standards for total nitrogen and
for total phosphorus adopted by states and territories and
approved by EPA, or promulgated by EPA, for all waters within the
state or territory for each of the following waterbody types:
lakes/reservoirs, rivers/streams, and estuaries (cumulative, out of
a universe of 280).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of states and territories implementing nutrient reduction
strategies by (1) setting priorities on a watershed or state-wide
basis, (2) establishing nutrient reduction targets, and (3)
continuing to make progress (and provide performance milestone
information to EPA) on adoption of numeric nutrient criteria for at
least one class of waters by no later than 2016. (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of tribes that have water quality standards approved by
EPA. (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT




15
1,729
185
15
1,729
183
1
160
14
n/a
14
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
1
37
0
3
729
44
1
68
1
n/a
150
4
2
100
10
5
203
43
2
268
67
Universe inc udes two numbers: 1,729 - the total number of mon toring stations identified by tribes that are planned for sampling (for one or more of seven key parameters) at
times during the FY12-15 period; 185  the number or monitoring stations (out of the 1,729) that are located on waters that have a potential for improvement in one or more of
seven key parameters, n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 50 of the 185 monitor ng locations to show improvement.
SP
1



SP
BUD










LT






Indicator
4
7
1,729
261
77,600
72,700
69,783
63,087
56,875
43,600
360,000

4
7
1,729
261








n/a
0
160
14








0
0
14
n/a








n/a
0
n/a
76








1
0
37
2








0
0
729
44








0
0
68
1








0
0
150
4








n/a
2
100
10








0
0
203
43








3
5
268
67







In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 91,900. Corresponds with SDW-18: Number of American Indian and Alaska Native homes provided access to safe
drinking water in coord nation with other federal agencies.
SG













59
44
44
42
45
31
280
47
44
44
42
45
31
280
1
1
1
1
1
3
34
9
7
7
7
7
5
20
5
5
5
5
5
0
34
6
6
6
4
6
0
44
4
3
3
3
4
1
24
NT
NT
0
0
0
0
24
NT
NT
0
0
0
0
16
NT
NT
0
0
0
0
24
22
22
22
22
22
22
38
NT
NT
0
0
0
0
22
New measure in FY 11. The planning target is based on state-provided milestone information.
SG







25.31
24.31
22.99
56
23.98
24.31
22.99
56
4.83
4.83
4.83
6
1.00
1.00
1.00
4
4.50
4.50
4.50
6
3.00
2.99
2.33
8
3.99
3.66
3.00
6
1.33
1.33
1.33
5
0.67
0.67
0.67
4
0.33
0.33
0.33
6
4.33
4.33
4.33
7
NT
0.67
0.67
4
New measure starting in FY13. The FY 2012 baseline is 0.








42
41
40
39
42
41
NT
NT
40 | n/a
39 1 n/a
1
1
1
1
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
2
2
2
2
6
5
5
5
10
10
10
10
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
4
4
4
3
8
8
8
8
11
11
10
10
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ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w




WQ-03a







WQ-03b







WQ-04a





WQ-06a







FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number, and national percent, of states and territories that
within the preceding three year period, submitted new or revised
water quality criteria acceptable to EPA that reflect new scientific
information from EPA or other resources not considered in the
previous standards.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number, and national percent of tribes that within the preceding
three year period, submitted new or revised water quality criteria
acceptable to EPA that reflect new scientific information from EPA
or other resources not considered in the previous standards.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
FY 2013 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percentage of submissions of new or revised water quality
standards from states and territories that are approved by EPA.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
National Program Manager Comments
Number of tribes that currently receive funding under Section 106
of the Clean Water Act that have developed and begun
implementing monitoring strategies that are appropriate to their
water quality program consistent with EPA Guidance.
(cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments






38
26
60
38
26
60
n/a
0
n/a
1
0
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
2
2
2
5
2
5
10
9
11
n/a
0
n/a
2
2
6
8
3
21
10
8
14
Universe reflects all federally recognized Tribes who have applied for "treatment in the same manner as a state" (TAS) to administer the water quality standards program (as of
September 2007).
BUD
OMB PA
SG






38
67.9%






37
66.1%
37
66.1%
32
39
39
37
56
34
60.7%
34
60.7%
32
39
39
37
56
2
2
1
2
2
4
6
3
3
1
3
3
1
4
5
5
6
6
5
4
6
6
6
4
5
5
7
8
4
4
5
4
6
4
6
4
4
4
5
4
4
5
3
3
2
3
3
2
4
1
2
4
5
5
4
6
2
2
2
3
4
4
7
4
3
3
3
2
3
4
FY05 baseline are end of year results from the WATA database.














7
18.4%
9 (23.7%)
9
14 (38%)
13
12 (40%)
38
6
15.8%
9
9
14
13
12
38
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
0
1
1
1
1
1
n/a
1
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
1
2
1
1
2
1
2
1
2
3
3
3
1
5
1
NT
n/a
1
1
5
10
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
0
0
NT
1
1
2
0
2
3
2
3
3
3
4
0
8
NT
NT
0
3
2
3
9
The universe for FY11 and FY12 percentages for WQ-3b is the number of author zed tribes that have at least initial EPA approved water quality standards as of September 2010.
1









Indicator
87.0%
59.5%
88.9%
91%

79.2%
59.5%
88.9%
91%

75%
43%
100%
100%

88%
0%
75%
100%

88%
n/a
97%
100%

87%
53%
87.5%
75%

75%
93%
96%
100%

75%
100%
96.3%
76%

75%
70%
50%
63.1%

79%
87.5%
100%
91.5%

75.0%
89%
86.4%
100%

75%
0%
80%
100%
Based on submissions received in the 12 month period ending April 30 of the fiscal year. Partial approvals receive fractional credit. Universe is not applicable because it changes
annually based on number of water quality standards submissions. Measure deleted from the FY 2015 budget.














235
226
224
214
196
0
261
232
226
224
214
196
0
261
6
6
6
6
6
0
7
1
1
1
1
1
0
1
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
0
n/a
2
2
2
2
2
0
5
34
34
33
32
32
0
34
30
30
30
30
20
0
45
6
6
6
6
4
0
7
22
19
19
19
19
0
23
93
90
89
80
75
0
101
38
38
38
38
37
0
38
A cumulative measure that counts tribes that have developed, submitted to the region, and begun implementing water monitoring strategies that are cons stent with the EPA 106
Tribal Guidance.
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w
WQ-06b







WQ-09a






WQ-09b






WQ-09C






WQ-10






WQ-11


FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
Number of tribes that are providing water quality data in a format
accessible for storage in EPA's data system, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Estimated annual reduction in million pounds of nitrogen from
nonpoint sources to waterbodies (Section 3 19 funded projects
only).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Estimated annual reduction in million pounds of phosphorus from
nonpoint sources to waterbodies (Section 3 19 funded projects
only).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Estimated annual reduction in million tons of sediment from
nonpoint sources to waterbodies (Section 3 19 funded projects
only).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of waterbodies identified by states (in 1998/2000 or
subsequent years) as being primarily nonpoint source (NPS)-
impaired that are partially or fully restored, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number, and national percent, of follow-up actions that are
completed by assessed NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System) programs, (cumulative)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT














210
197
193
184
171
3
261
206
197
193
184
171
3
261
4
4
4
4
4
0
7
1
1
1
1
1
0
1
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
2
2
2
2
1
0
5
29
27
25
23
22
0
34
28
28
28
28
28
2
45
4
4
4
6
3
0
7
21
21
21
21
21
1
23
85
80
79
70
66
0
101
32
30
29
29
25
0
38
A cumulat ve measure that counts tribes that are provding surface water data electronically n a format that is compatible with the STORET/WQX system.
BUD
OMB PA





9.1





9.1
9.1
Mar 2014
10,487,833
12,822,466
3,700,000


































































FY05 base ine for a 6 month period only. End of year results are received mid-February of the following year.
BUD
OMB PA





4.5





4.5
4.5
Mar 2014
4,425,994
4,802,860
558,000
FY05 baseline for a 6 month period on
BUD
OMB PA





1.2





1.2
1.2
Mar 2014
919,518
2,006,674
1,680,000
FY05 base ine for a 6 month period on
BUD
OMB PA
SG





LT





575
537
504
433
358
15


































































/. End of year results are received mid-February of the following year.


































































/. End of year results are received mid-February of the following year.
567
537
504
433
358
15
34
33
31
27
24
1
23
20
18
17
15
0
70
66
62
54
49
2
89
85
82
71
57
5
47
42
37
32
27
3
65
62
58
39
26
0
65
61
57
43
21
4
37
33
30
24
20
0
20
20
17
16
14
0
117
115
112
110
105
0
Regions report results. The universe is the estimated waterbodies mpaired primarily by nonpoint sources from the 1998 (or 2000 if states did not have a 1998 list) 303(d) lists.
Note that this universe shifts each time a new 303 (d) list is developed, so this figure is only an estimate. Only waters on the Success Story website
(epa.gov/owow/nps/Success319/) are counted.
1





Indicator
74%
71%

364
344

41
40

26
25

29
27

36
32

56
55

17
17

41
37

57
57

20
20

41
34
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w




WQ-12a







WQ-12b







WQ-13a





WQ-13b





WQ-13C


FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of non-tribal facilities covered by NPDES permits that are
considered current.
[Measure will still set targets and commitments and report results
n both % and #.]
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of tribal facilities covered by NPDES permits that are
considered current.
[Measure will still set targets and commitments and report results
in both % and #.]
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of MS-4s covered under either an individual or general
permit.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of facilities covered under either an individual or general
industrial storm water permit.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of sites covered under either an individual or general
construction storm water site permit.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT






60%
18%
100%
293
54
490
29
6
72
21
5
32
27
4
49
29
9
44
51
16
67
17
2
23
33
6
47
40
3
71
19
1
25
27
2
60
Regional annual comm tments and completed NPDES Action Items are confirmed by the HQ Action Items database. Assessed programs include 45 authorized states, 5
unauthorized states (MA, NH, NM, AK, ID), 1 authorized territory (VI), 3 author zed territor es (DC, PR, Pacific Island Territories), and 10 Regions (total of 64 programs) assessed
through the Permitting for Environmental Results (PER) program and subsequent Permit Quality Reviews. Universe of 372 includes all follow-up Actions for which a schedule was
established. The universe increases as additional NPDES Action Items are ident fied through regional and HQ program review.
KPI













90%
109,792
86%
105,544
89.7%
90.4%
89%
87.8%
(96,851)
121,991
86%
104,528
86%
105,544
89.7%
90.4%
89%
87.8%
(96,851)
121,991
77%
1,346
78%
1,363
77%
79%
81%
64%
1,748
85%
4,281
85%
4,281
82%
86%
87.3%
94%
5,036
90%
19,197
90%
19,197
93%
94%
92%
86%
21,330
85%
16,774
85%
16,774
92%
93%
94%
87%
19,734
86%
17,209
85%
17,111
89%
88%
86%
87%
20,056
90%
24,683
94%
25,780
98%
98%
98%
93%
27,426
80%
9,694
80%
9,694
86%
86%
82.4%
82%
12,118
78%
4,001
78%
4,001
73%
73%
79%
87%
5,130
78%
1,693
78%
1,693
68%
80%
81%
91%
2,170
78%
5,650
78%
5,650
78%
79%
76%
77%
7,243
Targets, commitments, and results will be reported in both percent and number. This measure includes facilities covered by all permits, including state and EPA issued permits.
Due to the shifting universe of permitees, its is important to focus on the national percent. FY05 baseline not from ACS.














90%
395
85%
371
83.4%
86.1%
87%
80% (261)
439
83%
365
84%
371
83.4%
86.1%
87%
80% (261)
439
100%
2
100%
2
100%
0%
0%
0
2
100%
2
100%
2
100%
100%
100%
2
2
NT
NT
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
100%
10
100%
11
100%
100%
100%
16
10
90%
41
91%
42
94%
94%
96%
37
46
85%
10
85%
10
100%
90%
93%
8
12
78%
18
78%
18
94%
56%
73.3%
1
23
Targets, commitments, and results will be reported in both percent and number. This measure includes facilities covered by all permits, includ
Due to the shifting universe of permitees, its is important to focus on the national percent.
1









Indicator
7,774
6,888
6,952
6,632






528
520
520


1,284
1,279
1,262


1,116
1,119
991


696
693
744


1,956
1,687
1,813


658
659
674


215
209
208

88%
190
90%
194
84%
94%
94%
140
216
88%
46
88%
46
92%
94%
90%
41
52
60%
46
60%
46
62%
58%
55%
16
76
ng state and EPA issued permits.

251
251
251


840
244
262


230
227
227

The Universe is n/a The end of year results are used to develop the universe of facilities covered under a MS-4.
1









Indicator
94,447
87,060
84,718
86,826






3,571
3,599
3,553


4,001
4,614
4,651


6,653
6,566
6,621


18,234
16,111
19,091


18,034
17,763
20,508


16,490
21,186
13,922


7,139
6,821
6,257


4,313
4,313
4,313


11,334
1,991
1,886


4,678
4,096
3,916

The Universe is n/a The end of year results are used to develop the universe of facilities covered under either an inidividual or general inudstrial storm water permit.
1





Indicator
158,525
166,031




3,592
3,405

12,239
10,454

30,681
29,648

48,054
45,453

9,407
8,251

9,001
26,021

13,003
10,133

16,000
16,000

11,759
12,269

4,789
4,397
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Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w



WQ-13d






WQ-14a







WQ-14b






WQ-17







WQ-19a





FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of facilities covered under either an individual or general
CAFO permit.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number, and national percent, of Significant Industrial Users
(SIDs) that are discharging to POTWs with Pretreatment Programs
that have control mechanisms in place that implement applicable
pretreatment standards and requirements.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number, and national percent, of Categorical Industrial Users
(ClUs) that are discharging to POTWs without Pretreatment
Programs that have control mechanisms in place that implement
applicable pretreatment standards and requirements.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Fund utilization rate [cumulative loan agreement dollars to the
cumulative funds available for projects] for the Clean Water State
Revolving Fund (CWSRF).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE (in billions)
National Program Manager Comments
Number of high priority state NPDES permits that are issued in
the fiscal year.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2014 UNIVERSE




168,744
242,801


9,127

9,955

27,974

50,835

8,172

11,643

13,931

16,019

14,512

6,576

The Universe is n/a The end of year results are used to develop the universe of facilities covered under either either an inidividual or general construction storm water permit.
1











Indicator
6,684
7,581
7,994
8,623
19,653







9
7
7
0
33

550
563
566
624
632

686
457
444
175
770

1,042
1,042
863
2,131
3,621

1,894
1,824
2,234
1,488
3,204

589
741
794
1,391
4,190

514
1,521
1,521
1,239
3,777

673
673
680
448
841

173
190
198
296
1,670

554
563
687
831
915
FY05 CAFO data is not from ACS. Note: It is likely the regions overestimated the number of CAFOs covered by a general permit in 2005.
SG













20,700
98.0%
20,647
98.2%
20,739
20,733
20,977
22,013
21,006
20,659
98.3%
20,647
98.2%
98.7%
98.2%
99.3%
96%
21,006
1,320
98.1%
1,341
1,366
1,341
1,301
1,363
1,345
1,555
98.0%
1,555
1,532
1,571
1,617
2,110
1,587
1,581
93.6%
1,583
1,588
1,613
1,662
1,723
1,689
3,565
100.0%
3,475
3,544
3,461
3,467
3,418
3,565
4,376
100.0%
4,383
4,359
4,366
4,524
5,265
4,376
1,850
95.5%
1,898
1,937
1,976
1,972
2,132
1,937
946
98.0%
946
946
1,000
983
829
965
647
98.3%
647
647
647
647
592
658
4,149
98.5%
4,149
4,149
4,088
4,137
4,019
4,214
670
100.0%
670
671
670
667
562
670
All universe numbers are approximate as they shift from year to year.
1











Indicator
94%
94.1%
81%
94%
100%

1,650
1,667
1,306
1,547
1,714

44
44
45
44
45

59
65
64
65
72

69
76
67
66
75

279
272
267
313
275

818
824
463
679
822

112
120
124
109
112

183
180
191
193
217

36
36
36
31
42

6
6
6
6
6

44
44
43
41
48
All universe numbers are approximate as they shift from year to year.
BUD
OMB PA
ARRA






94.5%






94.5%
94.5%
97.0%
98%
98%
94.7%
$97.5
93.7%
93.4%
97.0%
98%
98%
94.7%
$97.5
92.0%
92.0%
106%
94%
104%
110%
$9.2
90.0%
90.0%
92%
93%
95%
94%
$18.3
Universe represents the cumulaitve funds available for projects for the CWSRF,
Base).
BUD, SG
OMB PA





80%





475
486
404
850
943
1,065
438
486
55%
130%
943
1,065
10
19
11
15
27
30
19
19
14
33
41
24
94.5%
94.5%
94%
96%
95%
89%
$8.4
94.5%
90.0%
97%
94%
99%
95%
$12.1
95.0%
95.0%
97%
99%
97%
98%
$20.9
94.0%
95.0%
94%
94%
95%
91%
$9.0
90.0%
90.0%
96%
93%
98%
88%
$5.5
94.0%
94.0%
90%
88%
96%
91%
$3.2
95.0%
95.0%
107%
111%
107%
93%
$7.9
98.0%
98.0%
97%
104%
103%
98%
$3.0
n billions of dollars (i.e., the denominator of the measure). Targets include all funds (ARRA and
70
69
71
141
157
87
25
65
79
126
158
82
60
60
102
196
161
75
20
20
9
91
82
25
158
158
57
138
160
610
36
36
35
52
66
52
11
11
9
12
26
20
29
29
17
46
65
60
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FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w

WQ-19b






WQ-22a





WQ-23






WQ-25a





WQ-25b


WQ-27


FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
Number of high priority state and EPA (including tribal) NPDES
permits that are issued in the fiscal year.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2014 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of regions that have completed the development of a
Healthy Watersheds Initiative (HWI) Strategy and have reached an
agreement with at least one state to implement its portion of the
region's HWI Strategy.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of serviceable rural Alaska homes with access to drinking
water supply and wastewater disposal.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of urban water projects initiated addressing water
quality issues in the community.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of urban water projects completed addressing water
quality issues in the community, (cumulative)
BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Extent of priority areas identified by each state that are addressed
by EPA-approved TMDLs or alternative restoration approaches for
impaired waters that will achieve water quality standards. These
areas may also include protection approaches for unimpaired
waters to maintain water quality standards.
BASELINE
UNIVERSE
Starting in FY13, results
percentage results chan
BUD





80%





Starting in FY13, results
percentage results chan
1









can no longer exceed 100% issuance due to a refinement of the measure definition, and the target was revised accordingly. The universe used to calculate
ged from the number of permits committed to issuance n the current fiscal year to the total number of permits selected as priority.
500
532
449
925
1,005
1,128
482
532
55%
128%
1,005
1,128
20
31
24
34
50
50
25
25
23
52
54
33
70
69
71
142
158
87
25
65
79
126
158
82
60
60
102
196
161
75
21
21
9
97
86
26
163
163
64
138
161
618
41
41
36
55
68
57
15
15
12
15
31
23
42
42
29
70
78
77
can no longer exceed 100% issuance due to a refinement of the measure definition, and the target was revised accordingly. The universe used to calculate
ged from the number of permits committed to issuance n the current fiscal year to the tota number of permits selected as priority.
Indicator
7
7
4
10

7
7
4
10

1
1
1
1

0
0
0
1

3
3
1
1

1
1
1
1

1
1
1
1

n/a
1
0
1

n/a
0
0
1

0
0
0
1

0
0
0
1

1
0
0
1
New measure for FY11. The FY 2010 baseline is 0.
BUD
OMB PA





92.5%





The universe is not appl
BUD




22




92.5%
93.5%
90.5%
91%
92%
91%


































































cable since units are percent of serviceable homes.
22
30
9
46
46























































Of the targeted 30 projects initiated, 10 are expected to be funded in total as Urban Waters Small Grants, grants made directly to grant recipients by EPA and 20 are expected to
be awarded to grantees funded as Five-Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program, a subgrant program managed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. In conjunction
with the Urban Waters Federal Partnership, EPA and the USFS collaborated with NFWF to create a public/private grant program that leverages private fund ng to support location
projects that lead to improved water quality. Grants made by NFWF are funded n part, using EPA Urban Waters fund ng. EPA funds are used for aspects of the project that are
consistent with CWA Section 104(b)(3).
BUD

61

61
0






















Measure reestablished in the FY 2015 budget. Included in the FY 2015 target are grants funded in part by the Urban Water Program funding and through the Five Star and Urban
Waters Restoration Program managed by the Nationa Fish and W Idlife Foundat on.
BUD


8%


8%
TBD
TBD



n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
n/a
TBD
TBD
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FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
State-wide extent of activities leading to completed TMDLs or
alternative restoration approaches for impaired waters, or
protection approaches for unimpaired waters.
BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Regional targets is delayed (marked as n/a) until the draft commitments are due in July 2014. This is a new measure starting in FY 2015 replac ng the measures that tracked state
and total TMDL development. Cumulat vely, EPA and states completed more than 65,000 TMDLs through FY 2013. ATMDL is a technical plan for reducing pollutants in order to
attain water quality standards. The terms "approved ' and "established" refer to the completion and approval of the TMDL itself. The universe for the measure is 100% of
watershed areas corresponding to priority waters identified by each state. The baseline is the extent of priority areas identified by each state that have been addressed by EPA-
approved TMDLs or alternative restorat on approaches for impaired waters, or protection approaches for unimpaired waters, at the beginning of the year when the baseline is
established. Baseline information will begin to be ava lable in FY 2015, but final zed in FY 2016. The target is the extent of areas within priority areas projected to have a TMDL or
alternative restoration or protection plan in 2022. States will identify annual commitments in each fiscal year to work toward the 2022 target.
1





Indicator
TBD
TBD

































New measure starting in FY15.
Subobjective 2.2.2 Improve Coastal and Ocean Waters
co-
222.N11







CO-
SP20.N11







CO-02






CO-04

Prevent water pollution and protect coastal and ocean systems to
mprove national and regional coastal aquatic system health on
the 'good/fair/poor' scale of the National Coastal Condition
Report.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
2012 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of active dredged material ocean dumping sites that will
have achieved environmentally acceptable conditions (as
reflected in each site's management plan and measured through
on-site monitoring programs).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
2012 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Total coastal and non-coastal statutory square miles protected
from vessel sewage by "no discharge zone(s)." (cumulative)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Dollar value of "primary" leveraged resources (cash or in-kind)
obtained by the NEP Directors and/or staff in millions of dollars
rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
SP
BUD
OMB PA






LT






2.5
2.5
3.0
3.0
2.8
2.5
5.0













































































n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is to improve conditions. Rating consists of a 5-point system where 1 is poor and 5 is good. The baseline is from a NCCR
report released in FY 2012, covering data from 2003-2006. The FY 12-FY13 commitments are the overall national rating of 3.0. However, in FY14, the commitment represents the
condition excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and territories. The next NCCR, expected out in summer 2014, will not include Alaska, Puerto Rico, and territories as they are not part of the
2010 coastal National Aquatic Resource Survey (NARS - upon which the report will be based .
SP
BUD






95%






95%
95%
96%
97%
93%
94% (60)
71
95%
96%
96%
97%
93%
60
71
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
5
5
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
3
4
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
2
2
81%
84%
84%
90%
74%
17
16
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
86%
86%
86%
86%
79%
15
18
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
11
12
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
7
14
n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 95%.
1











Indicator
63,773
58,929
54,494
52,607
163,129







3,779
3,779
3,019
2,511
6,453

6,015
6,015
2,340.33
1,271
5,995

65.17
65.17
65.17
65
7,882

3,084.77
3,084.77
3,084.77
2,775
24,128

45,701
45,701
45,701
45,701
55,419

2
2
2
2
9,905

0
0
0
0
568

254
254
254
254
1,749

4,872
28
28
28
9,883

0
0
0
0
41,145
As of FY10, the universe consists of the total area of water eligible to be designated as an NDZ under the current regu ations (in statutory square miles). Note the change in units of
measure from FY08 to FY10 (FY08: linear miles, FY09: acres, FY10: statutory square miles).
1



Indicator
$822



$749

$5

$10

$16

n/a

$6

n/a

n/a

$13

$23
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CO-06




CO-
432.N11






FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of active dredged material ocean dumping sites that are
monitored in the reporting year.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
2012 UNIVERSE
Working with partners, protect or restore additional acres of
habitat within the study areas for the 28 estuaries that are part of
the National Estuary Program (NEP).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments






$323
$662
$158.8



$201
$530
$12.3
$10
$29
$46.9
$7
$11
$7.7
$27
$31
$19.1
n/a
n/a
n/a
$8
$10
$4.5
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
$17
$7
$51
$53
$44
$17.3
(Dollars in m Ilions). Note that "primary" leveraged dollars are those the National Estuary Program (NEP) played the central role in obtaining. An example of primary leveraged
dollars would be those obtained from a successful grant proposal written by the NEP.
1




SP
BUD
OMB PA










100,000





Indicator
40
35
33
67
100,000
100,000
127,594
114,579
62,213
449,241





40,137
38,799
127,594
114,575
62,213
449,241

1
2
1
5
1,415
2,894
2,290.2
3,589.0
6,259.6
14,562

3
2
2
4
1,250
1,250
791.1
3,017.0
1,350.9
15,009

1
1
2
2
4,000
3,650
11,926.4
4,726.0
5,403.0
33,793

9
7
12
17
25,000
25,000
68,234.0
52,801.0
29,723.8
232,605

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

4
7
2
13
3,000
3,000
6,559.9
8,776.0
5,269.3
54 378

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
NT
NT
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

8
2
2
12
500
500
30,226.2
30,438.0
9,059.9
82,363

14
14
12
14
4,972
2,505
7,566.2
11,228.0
5,146.7
16,531
n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 600,000. The FY15 national target is higher than the regiona aggregates because the national target aligns with the
budget target included in the FY15 CJ.
Subobjective 2.2.3 Increase Wetlands
WT-SP22





WT-01






WT-02a





In partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, states and
tribes, achieve 'no net loss' of wetlands each year under the Clean
Water Act Section 404 regulatory program. ("No net loss" of
wetlands is based on requirements for mitigation in CWA 404
permits and not the actual mitigation attained.)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
National Program Manager Comments
Number of acres restored and improved, under the 5-Star, NEP,
319, and great waterbody programs (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2006 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of states/tribes that have substantially built or increased
capacity in wetland regulation, monitoring and assessment, water
quality standards, and/or restoration and protection. (Annual)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
BUD




No net loss




No net loss
No net loss
No net loss
No net loss
No net loss























































Data source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ORM2 Regu atory Program Database. Please note that there s a data lag with this measure. Reports for the fiscal year reflect the
previous ca endar year.
BUD





230,000





230,000
220,000
207,000
180,000
154,000
58,777


































































These acres may include those supported by Wetland 5 Star Restoration Grants, National Estuary Program, Section 319 grants, Brownfields grants, or EPA's Great Waterbodies
Program. Commitment represents a cumulative total. Unexpected accomplishments in FY06, particularly n the National Estuary Program, contributed sign ficantly to the total
number of wetland acres restored and enhanced.
1











Indicator
37
44
54
20
596







7
6
6
6
9

2
0
0
0
7

3
5
5
3
5

2
1
3
7
13

4
4
4
0
41

2
3
3
0
68

4
2
4
1
9

6
9
16
3
27

4
8
2
0
146

3
6
11
0
271
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FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of Clean Water Act Section 404 standard permits, upon
which EPA coordinated with the permitting authority (i.e., Corps
or State), where a final permit decision in the current fiscal year
documents requirements for greater environmental protection*
than originally proposed.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
National Program Manager Comments
ntended to allow us to track work of all states/tribes (those just starting to build wetland programs and those that are improving well developed programs). Tracks the number of
states/tribes that have substantially built or increased capacity in wetland regu ation, monitoring and assessment, water quality standards, and/or restoration and protection.
Substantially built or increased capacity is defined as completing two or more of the actions found in the tables found at: epa.gov/owow/estp/. This measure is evaluated
annually and is an indicator of where states and tribes are focusing their wetland development effort, the baseline resets to zero annually and s not a cumulative measure. This
measure has revised measure language beginning FY10, which means FY10 results cannot be compared to previous years.
1







Indicator
78%
85%
88%





87%
87%
100%

50%
0%
0%

47%
100%
85%

20%
93%
93%

100%
89%
90%

97%
96%
75%

88%
78%
82%

50%
40%
91%

71%
100%
100%

47%
33%
57%
Tracking capabilities began in 1/2010. Tracking totals will appear in FY11. Reported on by Regions and HQ.
*"Requirements for greater environmental protection" are counted under this measure when EPA can document that its recommendations for improvement provided in one or
more of the following issue areas were ncorporated into the final permit decis on:
1. Demonstration of adequate impact avoidance, including:
a) Determination of water dependency; b) Characterization of bas c project purpose; c) Determination of range of practicable alternatives; d) Evaluation of direct, secondary and
cumulative mpacts for practicable alternatives; e) Identification of Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternative; f) Compliance with WQS, MPRSA, ESA and/or toxic
effluent standards; g) Evaluation of potential for significant degradation.
2. Demonstration of adequate impact minimization
3. Determ nation of adequate compensation
Note: The documented permit decision can be in the form of an issued, withdrawn, or denied permit. The universe is the number of individual permits where EPA has the
opportunity to comment (approximately 5,000/year). Regional priorities dictate the specific permits for which EPA submits comments. This number is typically less than 5,000.
Subobjective 2. 2. 4 The Great Lakes
GL-
433. Nil







GL-SP29





GL-SP31





Improve the overall ecosystem health of the Great Lakes by
preventing water pollution and protecting aquatic ecosystems.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Cumulative percentage decline for the long term trend in average
concentrations of PCBs in Great Lakes fish.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
National Program Manager Comments
Number of Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes where all
management actions necessary for delisting have been
mplemented. (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
BUD
OMB PA






23.4






23.4
23.4
24.7
23.9
21.9
21.5
40



































23.4
23.4
24.7
23.9
21.9
21.5
40



































This measure provides a general indication of progress of numerous state and federal programs, with a specific focus on coastal wetlands, phosphorus concentrations, AOC
sediment contamination, benthic health, fish tissue contamination, beach closures, drinking water quality, and air tox cs deposition.
BUD
OMB PA




49%




49%
46.0%
45.9%
42.8%
44%

























49%
46.0%
45.9%
42.8%
44%

























ndicates that PCBs in top predator fish (generally lake trout, but walleye in Lake Erie) at monitored sites s expected to continue an average annual decrease of 5%. 2000 is the
baseline year. A 2-year ag between measurement and reporting means that the FY13 comm tment perta ns to measurements made in 2011. n FY12, 2010 data is compared to
2000; in FY13, 2012 data is compared to 2000; and so forth.
SP
BUD
OMB PA





8





8
5
3
2
2
1






























8
5
3
2
2
1






























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GL-
SP32.N11







GL-05







GL-06







GL-07






GL-09





FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Cubic yards (in millions) of contaminated sediment remediated in
the Great Lakes (cumulative from 1997).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of Beneficial Use Impairments removed within Areas of
Concern, (cumulative)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Rate of aquatic nonnative species newly detected in the Great
Lakes ecosystem.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of multi-agency rapid response plans established, mock
exercises to practice responses carried out under those plans,
and/or actual response actions (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Acres managed for populations of invasive species controlled to a
target level (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE


31





31





In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 12 AOCs. This measure identifies the cumulative target for taking all necessary management actions to delist the original
31 US or b national Areas of Concern. Through FY11, such management actions have been taken at 2 AOCs (in New York and Pennsylvania).
BUD
OMB PA






12.4






12.4
12.0
11.5
9.7
8.4
3.7
46



































12.4
12
11.5
9.7
8.4
3.7
46



































Universe identifies quantity of contaminated sediment estimated to require remediation as of 1997. This total has been revised from a previous estimate of 75 million cubic yards
based on state-submitted information and subsequent decisions, information verification, and actual remediations. nformation ags behind (i.e. the 2013 commitment is for
calendar year 2012 sediment remediation).
BUD
OMB PA






51






51
46
41
33
26
11
261



































51
46
41
33
26
11
261



































New measure added for FY09 from 2007 OMB PA review.
BUD






0.8






0.8
0.8
0.8
0.8
1
1.0
181



































0.8
0.8
0.8
0.8
1
1.0
181



































During the ten-year period prior to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (2000-2009), 13 new invasive species were believed to be discovered within the Great Lakes. This is a
baseline rate of invasion of 1.3 species per year. NOAA scientists have since rec assified the detection dates of three species based on a reassessment and categorization of
available data. This alters the baseline to 1.0 species per year (10 species from 2000-2009). The FY12 and FY13 commitments of 0.8 are based on this new baseline. These
commitments also assume the same rate of detection (one species over the five years of the Action Plan) as the original commitments.
BUD





40





40
35
30
23
8
0






























40
35
30
23
8
0






























New measure starting in FY11, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan.
BUD





50,000
50,000
1 36,000
35,924
| 31,474


13,045
0






























50,000
36,000
35,924
31,474
13,045
0






























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FY2015
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Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of populations of native aquatic non-threatened and
endangered species self-sustaining in the wild (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of acres of wetlands and wetland-associated uplands
protected, restored and enhanced (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of acres of coastal, upland, and island habitats protected,
restored and enhanced (cumulative).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of species delisted due to recovery.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent increase in acreage in Great Lakes watershed with USDA
conservation practices implemented to reduce erosion, nutrients,
and/or pesticide loading.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
The unprecedented leve of funding for invasive spec es work capita ized on a backlog of projects and appears to have achieved economies of scale due to significantly larger
projects. Approximately 4,800 acres of this effort contr bute to efforts to protect, restore, and enhance costal habitat (GL-12) and are also inc uded in the results for that measure.
Reporting for this measure relies heavily upon receiv ng and validating information from funding recipients (grantees, states, federal agencies, sub-grantees).
BUD






36%
53






36%
53
35%
52
34%
50
33%
31%
27%
147








































36%
53
35%
52
34%
50
33%
31%
27%
147








































New measure starting in FY11, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan. Numerator: # of populat ons of nat ve aquatic non-T&E and non-candidate species
that are self-sustaining in the wild. Denominator: tota # of native aquatic non-T&E and non-candidate populations. Baseline: 39/147 populations.
BUD






95,000






95,000
88,000
83,702
65,639
9,624
0
550,000



































95,000
88,000
83,702
65,639
9,624
0
550,000



































New measure starting in FY11, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan.
BUD






40,000






40,000
38,000
33,250
28,034
12,103
0
1,000,000



































40,000
38,000
33,250
28,034
12,103
0
1,000,000



































New measure starting in FY11, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan. FY12 target was adjusted in FY13 President's Budget.
BUD






1






1
1
1
1
1
0
28



































1
1
1
1
1
0
28



































New measure starting in FY11, added from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan. Target is cumulative starting in 2011.
BUD





35%
(225,800)





35%
(225,800)
30%
60% (263,350
acres)
70%
62%
165,000






























35%
(225,800)
30%
60%
(263,350
acres)
70%
62%
165,000






























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3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
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7
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8
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9
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10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
National Program Manager Comments
New measure starting in FY11. The commitments measure annual percentage increases from the FY05 baseline. The acres tracked in this measure are not cumulative but are for
new conservation pract ces implemented in a given fiscal year. The percentage ncrease will vary considerably by year due to fund ng, the conservation universe, and the difficulty
of conservation practices.
Subobjective 2.2.5 The Chesapeake Bay
CB-
05.N14


CB-SP35






CB-SP36






CB-SP37






Percent attainment of water quality standards for dissolved
oxygen, water clarity/underwater grasses, and chlorophyll a in
Chesapeake Bay and tidal tributaries.
FY 2011 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of goal achieved for implementing nitrogen pollution
reduction actions to achieve the final TMDL allocations, as
measured through the phase 5.3 watershed model.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of goal achieved for implementing phosphorus pollution
reduction actions to achieve final TMDL allocations, as measured
through the phase 5.3 watershed model.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Percent of goal achieved for implementing sediment pollution
reduction actions to achieve final TMDL allocations, as measured
through the phase 5.3 watershed model.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2010 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
SP



Long Term
40%






LT
40%














New measure starting in FY15. In the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 45%.
BUD
OMB PA





37.5%





37.5%
30.0%
25.0%
21%
8%
0%


















37.5%
30.0%
25.0%
21%
8%
0%










































FY 2015 target is based on a straightline trajectory to achieve 60% by FY 2018.
BUD
OMB PA





37.5%





37.5%
30.0%
27.0%
19%
1%
0%


















37.5%
30.0%
27.0%
19%
1%
0%










































FY 2015 target is based on a straightline trajectory to achieve 60% by FY 2018.
BUD
OMB PA





37.5%





37.5%
30.0%
32.0%
30%
11%
0%


















37.5%
30.0%
32.0%
30%
11%
0%










































FY 2015 target is based on a straightline trajectory to achieve 60% by FY 2018.
Subobjective 2.2.6 The Gulf of Mexico
GM-SP38






GM-SP39



Restore water and habitat quality to meet water quality standards
in impaired segments in 13 priority areas, (cumulative starting in
FY07)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2002 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
Restore, enhance, or protect a cumulative number of acres of
mportant coastal and marine habitats, (cumulative starting in FY
07)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
BUD






BUD



360






30,800



360
360
Feb-14
316
286
0
812
30,800
30,800
30,305.81
30,796

























































































































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SP40.N11






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Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Reduce releases of nutrients throughout the Mississippi River
Basin to reduce the size of the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico,
as measured by the 5-year running average of the size of the
zone.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments






30,052
16,000
3,769,370

































Coastal habitat includes marshes, wetlands, tidal flats, oyster beds, seagrasses, mangroves, dunes and maritime forest ridge areas.
SP











Long Term
Long Term
15,120km2
7,480 km2
17,520 km2
14,128 km2


































































n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is less than 5,000 km2, as measured by the 5-year running average size of the zone.
Subobjective 2.2.7 Long Island Sound
LI-SP41






Ll-
SP42.N11







LI-SP43

Percent of goal achieved in reducing trade-equalized (TE) point
source nitrogen discharges to Long Island Sound from the 1999
baseline of 59,146 TE Ibs/day.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 1999 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Reduce the size (square miles) of observed hypoxia (Dissolved
Oxygen <3mg/l) in Long Island Sound.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Restore, protect or enhance acres of coastal habitat from the
2010 baseline of 2,975 acres.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
BUD





91.5%





91.5%
85%
Mar 2014
83%
69%
59,146TE
Ibs/day












91.5%
85%
Mar 2014
83%
69%
59,146
















































Measure tracked in Trade Equalized (TE) Ibs/day. TE Ibs/day are pounds of nitrogen adjusted by application of an equ valency factor assigned to each point source based on its
proximity to the receiving water body (LIS). The TMDL established a Waste Load Allocation of 22,774 TE Ibs/day from point sources, to be achieved over a 15 year period beginning
n 2000. The annual commitments are calculated by dividing the d fference between the 1999 baseline and 2014 target by 15 (the TMDL period), or 2,425 TE Ibs/day per year.
SP













Long Term
Long Term
80 sq miles
288.5 sq
miles
130 sq miles;
54 days
187 sq miles;
58. 6 days
1,400 sq
miles (total);
122 days
actually
monitored














LT
LT
80 sq miles
288.5
130; 54
187; 58.6
1,400 sq
miles
(total); 122
days
actually
monitored
























































n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is to reduce the maximum area of hypoxia by 15%. New measure starting in FY08. Due to inter-annual variabil ty, annual
reduction targets are not calculated for this measure. Note on Un verse: The 13 year pre-TMDLyear average measured maximum area of hypoxia in the Sound is 208 square
miles. The FY13 EOY result for this measure is a reduction of 26%, an improvement over the 15% reduction target. The five-year average for ca culation purposes in 2009-2013; the
average area of hypox a over that time s 153.6 square miles compared to the pre-TMDL average of 208 square miles.
BUD

186

186
410




186
410
















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2
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3
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5
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6
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7
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8
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9
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10
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id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2008 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Reopen miles of river and stream corridors to diadromous fish
passage from the 2010 baseline of 177 river miles by removal of
dams and barriers or by installation of bypass structures.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2008 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments






336
537
1,199
restored &
protected






336
537
1,199
























The long-term percentage goal of this measure was significantly exceeded in FY10. Measure revised in FY12 to measure actual acres to be restored instead of percent of goal
achieved. The EPA will establish annual targets with partners to measure annual progress.
BUD




27




27
1.5
56
72.3
124










27
1.5
56
72.3
124








































The long-term percentage goal of this measure was significantly exceeded in FY11. Measure revised in FY12 to measure actual m les to be reopened instead of percent of goal
achieved. The EPA will establish annual targets with partners to measure annua progress.
Subobjective 2.2.8 The Puget Sound Basin
PS-
SP49.N11







PS-SP51







mprove water quality and enable the lifting of harvest
restrictions in acres of shellfish bed growing areas impacted by
degraded or declining water quality, (cumulative starting in FY 06)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Restore acres of tidally- and seasonally-influenced estuarine
wetlands, (cumulative starting in FY 06)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2007 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
SP
BUD






4,700






4,700
4,000
3,203
2,489
1,525
322
30,000






































































4,700
4,000
3,203
2,489
1,525
322
30,000
n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 6,000 acres. New measures starting in FY08. Baseline is the end-of-year data for FY07.
BUD






35,818






35,818
33,818
30,128
23,818
14,629
4,152
45,000






































































New measures starting in FY08. Baseline is the end-of-year data for FY07.

MB-SP23






MB-
SP24.N11
Loading of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) removed
cumulative million pounds/year) from the U.S. -Mexico Border
area since 2003.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2003 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of additional homes provided safe drinking water in the
U.S.-Mexico border area that lacked access to safe drinking water
n 2003.
BUD
OMB PA





142





157.4
137.3
128.4
119.0
108.6
0
157.4
137.3
128.4
119.0
108.6
0






























129.5
109.5
101.5
97.1
87.0
0












27.9
27.8
26.9
21.9
21.6
0
35,818
33,818
30,128
23,818
14,629
4,152
45,000
. 	





Measure first reported in FY10. FYlO's target and result represent annual progress only. Starting in FY11, the program will report cumulative progress from 2003 to the current
measure-year. 2003 Baseline: zero pounds/year of BOD removed from U.S.-Mexico Border area waters as a result of new infrastructure projects. In FY 2010, the EOY result was
65.15 million pounds per year. Additional removal for FY 2010 was 18.7 million pounds per year.
SP
BUD
OMB PA
520
1,000
1,000





1,000


NT

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2
Region
3
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4
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5
Region
6
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7
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8
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9
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10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2003 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Number of additional homes provided adequate wastewater
sanitation in the U.S. -Mexico border area that lacked access to
wastewater sanitation in 2003.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2003 UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments










1,700
3,400
5,185
2,604
98,515
1,700
3,400
5,185
2,604


























1,700
3,400
5,185
2,604











NT
0
0
0






n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 75% of homes. Measure is regionally reported starting in FY09. FY03 Baseline: zero additional homes provided safe
drinking water in the U.S.-Mexico Border area. FY03 Universe: 98,515 known homes in the U.S. -Mexico Border area acking access to safe drinking water.
SP
BUD
OMB PA





44,700





80,750
39,500
25,695
31,092
259,371
690,723
80,750
39,500
25,695
31,092
259,371































80,000
35,000
8,522
30,355
239,871













750
4,500
17,173
737
19,500







n the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, the 2018 target is 90% of homes. Measure is regionally reported starting in FY09. FY03 Baseline: zero additional homes provided
wastewater sanitation the U.S.-Mexico Border area. FY03 Universe: 690,723 known homes in the U.S.-Mexico Border area lacking access to wastewater sanitation.
Subobjective 2.2.10 The Pacific Island Territories
PI-SP26






Percent of population in the U.S. Pacific Island Territories served
by community water systems that has access to continuous
drinking water meeting all applicable health-based drinking water
standards, measured on a four quarter rolling average basis.
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
BUD





80%





80%
80%
81%
80%
87%
95% AS, 10%
CNMI, 80%
GU






















































80%
80%
81%
80%
87%
95%; 10%:
80%






New measure starting in FY08. AS: American Samoa, CNMI: Commonwealth of Northern Mar ana Islands, GU: Guam.
Subobjective 2.2.11 The South Florida Ecosystem
SFL-SP45





SFL-SP46
Achieve 'no net loss' of stony coral cover (mean percent stony
coral cover) in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
(FKNMS) and in the coastal waters of Dade, Broward, and Palm
Beach Counties, Florida, working with all stakeholders (federal,
state, regional, tribal, and local).
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
Annually maintain the overall health and functionality of sea grass
beds in the FKNMS as measured by the long-term sea grass
monitoring project that addresses composition and abundance,
productivity, and nutrient availability.
1









Indicator
6.86%
No Net Loss
Loss
6.8% in
FKNMS; 5.9%
in SE Florida





















6.86%
No Net
Loss
Loss
6.8%
FKNMS;
5.9% SE FL






























New measures starting n FY08 and changed to Indicator in FY11. Strategic Plan baseline of 6.7% was revised to 6.8%. The Coral Reef Evaluation and Monitoring Project (CREMP)
for the Flor da Keys Nat onal Marine Sanctuary was modified in 2006 by dropp ng one hard bottom mon toring site because of the very small percentage of stony coral cover
present (less than .2%), resulting in an ncrease of .1 percent in the mean percent stony cora cover for the entire Sanctuary. Statistical analyses of the CREMP indicated that
sampling a reduced number of stations at sites with low stony cora cover would still produce statistically valid results.
1

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SFL-SP47b







SFL-1




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2
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3
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5
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6
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id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2005 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments
At least seventy five percent of the monitored stations in the near
shore and coastal waters of the Florida Keys National Marine
Sanctuary will maintain Chlorophyll a (CHLA) levels at less than or
equal to 0.35 ug 1-1 and light clarity (Kd)) levels at less than or
equal to 0.20 m-1.

FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 1995-2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
At least seventy five percent of the monitored stations in the near
shore and coastal waters of the Florida Keys National Marine
Sanctuary will maintain dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) levels
at less than or equal to 0.75 uM and total phosphorus (TP) levels
at less than or equal to .25 uM .
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 1995-2005 BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Increase percentage of sewage treatment facilities and onsite
sewage treatment and disposal systems receiving advanced
wastewater treatment or best available technology as recorded
by EDU. in Florida Keys two percent (1500 EDUs) annually.
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2009 BASELINE








New measures starting
BUD






75%






Maintained
Not
maintained
Maintained
El = 8.3;
SCI=0.48












| Maintained

Not maintained


Maintained
El = 8.3;
SCI=0.48






















n FY08 and changed to Indicator in FY11. El = Elemental Indicator; SCI = Species Composition ndex.
75%
75%
84.5%; 80.4%
70.9%; 72.5%
75%;
85.4%
<0.35ug/L
(75.7%);
SO^OnY1
(74.6%)
154




























75%
75%
84.5%;
80.4%
70.9%;
72.5%
75%;
85.4%
75.7%;
74.6%
154










































New measure starting in FY11. Results reported as CHLA %; Kd %.
BUD






75%






75%
75%
60.0%; 82.3%
81%; 89.5%
84.3%
73.6%
<0.75 uM
(76.3%);
<0.25uM
(80.9%)
154




























75%
75%
60.0%;
82.3%
81%;
89.5%
84.3%
73.6%
76.3%;
80.9%
154










































New measure starting in FY11. Results reported as DIN %; TP %.
1









Indicator
5% (52,209)
47,505
42,000
32,000





















5%
(52,209)
47,505
42,000
32,000






























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                                                                  FY 2015 National Water Program Measures
FY2015
ACS
Codes
Italicized AC
Measure), a
measures w


SFL-2



FY 2015 Measure Text
^H 
Measure
Category
FY2015
Budget
Target
FY2015
Planning
Target
Regional
Aggregates
Region
1
Region
2
Region
3
Region
4
Region
5
Region
6
Region
7
Region
8
Region
9
Region
10
5 code denotes a change in measure text and/or in reporting. Measure categories include: OMB PA (OMB Program Assessment); BUD (Budget Measure ; SG (State Grant Measure); KPI (Key Performance Indicator); ARRA (Recovery Act Measure); LT (Long Term Budget
id 1 (Indicator Measure). FY2015 Budget Target is from 8-year performance measure table in the FY2015 Congressional Justification. SP (Strategic Plan) targets are from the FY 2014-2018 EPA Strategic Plan, "n/a" is "not available" and/or "not applicable". NT (no target) are
:h no target/commitment (or target/commitment at 0).
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
The number of Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs)
with the annual total phosphorus (TP) outflow less than or the
same as the five-year annual average TP outflow, working
towards the long-term goal of meeting the 10 parts per billion
annual geometric mean.
BASELINE
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments


75,000




75,000






New measure starting in FY11.
BUD


3


3
*
5












3
*
5


















New measure starting in FY15. The 5-year baseline takes into account variability due to climatic conditions including extremely wet or dry years which are common in South
Florida. For FY 2015, the 5-year baseline, 2010 to 2015, is 36 parts per billion (ppb) for STA-1E, 35 ppb for STA-1W, 21 ppb for STA-2, 17 ppb for STA-3/4, and 54 ppb for STA-5/6.
Subobjective 2.2.12 The Columbia River Basin
CR-SP53






CR-SP54





Clean up acres of known contaminated sediments, (cumulative
starting in FY 06)
FY 2014 COMMITMENT
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
UNIVERSE
National Program Manager Comments
Demonstrate a reduction in mean concentration of certain
contaminants of concern found in water and fish tissue.
cumulative starting in FY 06)
FY 2013 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2012 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2011 END OF YEAR RESULT
FY 2006 BASELINE
National Program Manager Comments












89
86
79
79
63
400




























































89
86
79
79
63
400
The FY 2013 commitment of 80 acres was met. However, a 2007 Corps of Engineers, clean-up reported as one acre in 2007, had a 2012 sampling showing that the clean-up failed.
Subtracting the one acre brought the net total to 79 acres for FY 2013.
1









Indicator
99.2%
See
comments
92%
5 sites


















































Indicator
99.2%
See below
92%
5 sites
Measure was updated in 2012 for 2014. FY12 commitment deferred, however, FY12 EOY is reported: 95% decrease n average and maximum detection levels between 2006
(baseline year) and 2011 for CHLORPYRIFOS and a 100% reduction in azinphos-methyl in the West Prong Little Walla Walla River, South of Stateline Road, Oregon. No data
available for other sites.
Sites: Oregon: West Prong, Little Walla Walla River, South of State ine Road for Chlorpyrifos and Azinphos methyl; Oregon: North Fork Deep Creek (Clackamas Sub-basin) for
Chlorpyrifos; Washington: Walla Walla River, RM 14.3 for DDT and Washington: Yakima River, RM 18-30 for DDT. For detailed information on the baseline, see
http://www.epa.gov/reg onlO/pdf/co umbia/basel ine_document_2009-2014.pdf
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         Appendix B - Key Contacts in the National Water Program
Subobjective
National Water
Program Guidance
Water Safe to Drink
Fish and Shellfish
Safe to Eat
Water Safe for
Swimming
Improve Water
Quality on a
Watershed Basis
Improve Coastal and
Ocean Waters
Increase Wetlands
The Great Lakes
The Chesapeake Bay
The Gulf of Mexico
Long Island Sound
The Puget Sound
Basin
U.S. -Mexico Border
Environmental
Health
The Pacific Island
Territories
The South Florida
Ecosystem
The Columbia River
Basin
Contact
Vinh Nguyen (IO)
Travis Cummings
(OGWDW)
Eric Bissonette
(OGWDW)
Daniel Kochis (OST)
Denise Hawkins (OST)
Daniel Kochis (OST)
KatherineTelleen (OWM)
Denise Hawkins (OST)
Chris Zabawa (OWOW)
Kristie Moore (OWOW)
KatherineTelleen (OWM)
Gregory Stapleton (OST)
John McShane (OWOW)
Betsy Valente (OWOW)
Kristie Moore (OWOW)
Sineta Brown (OWOW)
Kristie Moore (OWOW)
Michael Russ(GLNPO)
Kevin DeBell (CBPO)
Lael Butler (GMPO)
Joseph Salata (LISO)
Mark Tedesco (USD)
Chris Castner (RIO)
Angela Bonifaci (RIO)
Stephanie Von Feck
(OWM)
John McCarroll (PIO)
Michael Mann (PIO)
Wanda Murnan (R4)
Steve Blackburn (R4)
Jennifer Derby (R4)
Dan Scheidt (R4)
MaryLou Soscia (RIO)
Joanne Labaw (RIO)
Phone
(202) 564-4631
(202) 564-9592
(202) 564-2147
(202) 564-0445
(202) 566-1384
(202) 564-0445
(202) 564-7933
(202) 566-1384
(202) 566-1222
(202) 566-1616
(202) 564-7933
(202) 566-1028
(202) 566-1381
(202) 566-9895
(202) 566-1616
(202) 564-3666
(202) 566-1616
(312)886-4013
(410) 295-1318
(228) 688-1576
(203) 977-1541
(203) 977-1541
(206)553-6517
(206) 553-0332
(202) 564-0609
(415) 972-3774
(415) 972-3505
(404) 562-9322
(404) 562-9397
(404) 562-9401
(706) 355-8724
(503) 326-5873
(206) 553-2594
Email
nguyen.vinh@epa.gov
cummings.travis@epa.gov
bissonette.eric@epa.gov

kochis.daniel@epa.gov
hawkins.denise@epa.gov
kochis.daniel@epa.gov
telleen.katherine@epa.gov
hawkins.denise@epa.gov
zabawa.christopher@epa.gov
moore.kristie@epa.gov
telleen.katherine@epa.gov
stapleton.gregorv@epa.gov
mcshane.john@epa.gov
valente.Betsy@epa.gov
moore.kristie@epa.gov
brown.sineta@epa.gov
moore.kristie@epa.gov
russ.michael@epa.gov
debell.kevin@epa.gov
butler.lael@epa.gov
salata.joseph@epa.gov
tedesco.mark@epa.gov
castner.chris@epa.gov
bonifaci.angela@epa.gov
vonfeck.stephanie@epa.gov
mccarroll.iohn@epa.gov
mann.michael@epa.gov
murnan.wanda@epa.gov
blackburn.steven@epa.gov
derby.iennifer@epa.gov
scheidt.dan@epa.gov
soscia.marylou@epa.gov
labaw.joanne@epa.gov
Key:
IO - Immediate Office of the Office of Water
OGWDW - Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
OST - Office of Science and Technology
OWM - Office of Wastewater Management
OWOW - Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
R - EPA Regional Office
GLNPO - Great Lakes National Program Office
CBPO - Chesapeake Bay Program Office
GMPO - Gulf of Mexico Program Office
LISO - Long Island Sound Office
PIO - Pacific Island Office
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 Appendix C - Additional Guidance for CWA Section 106
         State, Interstate,  and Tribal  Grant Recipients

This appendix, along with the specific text found in Section III.C.I.a1, provide guidance for state,
interstate, and tribal grant recipients when implementing water pollution control programs
under Section 106 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Together, Section III.C.I, and Appendix C make
up the CWA Section 106 grant guidance.
Associated Program Support: Since FY  1999, Congress has included language in the State and
Tribal Assistance Grant (STAG) account for "multi-media and single media pollution prevention,
control and abatement, and related activities", authorizing EPA to use a portion of the funds
available for those programs to fund activities that benefit all or a portion of the state and tribal
grant recipients  -the associated program support costs authority. See Public Law 105-276.
EPA has finalized guidance for use of associated program support costs authority by the Section
106 Program (http://water.epa.gov/grants funding/cwf/upload/Section-106-APSC-Guidance-
Final.pdf). Generally, the associated program support costs authority is used to support
activities that promote the common goals of the requesting state(s) and tribe(s) and/or promote
administrative efficiency and cost savings to the recipients. For EPA to use STAG resources as
associated program support, the activity must: (a) be the inherent responsibility of a state,
tribal, territory,  or interstate water pollution control agency and (b) be of primary benefit to
these agencies and  not EPA. EPA must get the prior approval of these agencies before such
funding can be reserved for associated  program support activities. Associated program support
can be provided by  EPA through a grant, contract, or interagency agreement.
FY 2015 Nutrient Management Activities: In FY 2015, EPA will allocate additional funds to states
and tribes to support their nutrient reduction efforts consistent with EPA Office of Water
guidance issued  in March 20112. These Section 106 nutrient reduction activities will work in
conjunction with those being carried out  by states and tribes using Section 319 and U.S.
Department of Agriculture funding and focus on key principles that  have guided the agency
technical assistance and collaboration with the states. EPA will work with states and tribes as
they develop work plans to ensure these  additional funds are used for tasks consistent with the
Framework and  support the implementation of nutrient reduction activities.
Base Program Measures: CWA Section 106 funding supports many of the strategic targets and
goals outlined in the National Water Program Guidance. These measures include:
WQ-SP10.N11
WQ-SP11
WQ-SP12.N11
WQ-SP13
WQ-la
WQ-26
WQ-3a
WQ-27
WQ-10
WQ-12a
WQ-13a, b, c, d
WQ-14a
WQ-19a
SS-1

Measures specific to tribal programs are found in Section III.A.l. of this National Water Program
Guidance.
1 Section references are for the final FY 2014 National Water Program Guidance narrative, found at
http://water.epa.gov/resource performance/planning/FY-2014-National-Water-Program-Guidance.cfm.
2 The eight key principles are identified in the March 16, 2011, memorandum "Working in Partnership with
States to Address Phosphorus and Nitrogen Pollution through the Use of a Framework for State Nutrient
Reductions (Framework)"
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 Appendix C - Additional Guidance for CWA Section  106
         State,  Interstate, and Tribal Grant  Recipients
Guidance for Core Programs: Guidance for core programs funded through grants for water
pollution control programs under CWA Section 106 is provided in specific text in Section III.C.l.,
Improve Water Quality on a Watershed Basis.
Other programs in the NWPG that can utilize CWA Section 106 Funds: State, interstate, and
tribal agencies can use CWA Section 106 grants to carry out a wide range of water quality
planning and management activities. Agencies have the flexibility to allocate funds toward
priority activities. Other activities that may be funded with CWA Section 106 funds include:
Source Water (Surface Water and Ground Water): EPA regions, states, and tribes are reminded
that CWA Section 106 grant funds are an essential funding source for source water protection
activities. The Agency recommends that states and tribes continue to direct a portion of their
CWA Section 106 funding for source water protection and wellhead  protection actions that
protect both ground water and surface water used for drinking water. EPA regions,  states, and
tribes that administer EPA-approved WQS programs should ensure that there are protective
water quality standards in place, and being attained, for each waterbody being used as a public
water supply.  Also, EPA encourages states and tribes to allocate a reasonable share  of water
quality monitoring resources to assess attainment of the public water supply use, and consider
using water quality or compliance monitoring data collected by public water systems in
assessing water quality and determining impairment. EPA regions, states, and tribes should
consider placing a high priority on (a) waterbodies where state, tribal, or local source water
assessments have identified highly threatening sources of contamination that are subject to
CWA and (b) the development and implementation of TMDLs to address impairments of the
public water supply use. In particular, EPA regions and states should consider the relationship
between point source dischargers and drinking water intakes in setting permit requirements and
inspection and enforcement priorities. EPA also encourages state programs to consider using
their allocation to leverage the resources of Source Water Collaborative members and allies,
found on: http://www.sourcewatercollaborative.org/. In addition, EPA encourages states and
tribes to integrate source water into updates of watershed assessments and plans, including
incorporating  ground water and the ground water / surface water interchange, and  in the
course of doing so consider the effects of climate change on fresh water resources. See Section
II.B. for additional discussion on the Source Water and Ground Water. Tribes should refer to the
Final Guidance on Awards of Grants to Indian Tribes under Section 106 of the Clean Water Act, in
particular the  Understanding Source Water Protection and Conducting a Source Water
Assessment sections.
Non-point Source: States, territories, and tribes may use CWA Section 106 funds to  develop
watershed-based plans and to conduct monitoring on a watershed basis. States' and where
appropriate, tribes' integrated monitoring designs should use  a combination of statistical
surveys and targeted monitoring to cost-effectively evaluate the health of watersheds and the
effectiveness of protection and restoration actions, such as nonpoint source implementation
projects. In addition, EPA encourages, consistent with the scope of CWA Section 106, broader
efforts to protect and maintain healthy watersheds, so that costly implementation measures are
not required to restore water quality and aquatic habitat.
Protecting Wetlands: Some states and tribes have  utilized CWA Section 106 funds for program
implementation, including wetlands monitoring and protection projects.
Fish and Shellfish Safe to Eat: See the grant program guidance at:
http://www.epa.gov/water/waterplan.
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 Appendix C - Additional Guidance for CWA Section 106
         State,  Interstate, and Tribal Grant Recipients
Water Safe for Swimming: See the grant program guidance at:
http://www.epa.gov/water/waterplan.
Other Guidance: Guidance for the Tribal Program, the Monitoring Initiative, and Enforcement is
provided separately and can be found at:

  Tribal water pollution control programs. See http://epa.gov/owm/cwfinance/106tgg07.htm.
  State and interstate use of Monitoring Initiative funds. See
   http://epa.gov/owm/cwfinance/106-guidelines-monitor.htm.

  Office of Compliance and Enforcement Assurance National Program Manage Guidance. In
   October, 2009, EPA issued the Clean Water Act Action Plan ("the Action Plan"). The Action
   Plan identifies steps EPA will take to improve enforcement efforts aimed at addressing
   water quality impairment. The Office of Water continues to work with the Office of
   Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), EPA regions, and states to implement the
   Action Plan. For more information on specific enforcement actions for 2015, please see the
   2015 OECA National Program guidance at http://www2.epa.gov/planandbudget/national-
   program-manager-guidances.
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       Appendix D: Potential State Agency Clean Water and Drinking Water
                           Climate Change Adaptation Actions
      	April 2014	
  #
Actions for Climate Change Adaptation
 State
Water
Quality
Agency
  State
Drinking
 Water
 Agency
     Promote Water and Climate Change Adaptation Training for Water Program Staff:
     Encourage State staff implementing water programs to take online training addressing
     the challenges that a changing climate poses for meeting clean water and drinking
     water goals.
     Be a WaterSense Partner: Promote water use efficiency by wastewater treatment
     plants and drinking water systems in the State by joining the WaterSense program as a
     partner and participating in a State water conservation program.
     Promote Use of Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) by Local
     Water Utilities: Support wastewater treatment plants and drinking water systems in
     use of the CREAT tool to assess the vulnerability of plants to a changing climate and
     identify response actions.
     Adapt State Revolving Loan Funds (SRFs) to Climate Change: Adopt climate change
     considerations in management of SRF drinking water and clean water SRF programs.
     Consider Climate Change Impacts in Triennial Review of State Water Quality
     Standards: Work collaboratively with Regions to consider if there is the need to begin
     to address climate change impacts in water quality standards.
     Report Climate Change Related Impacts on Waters of the State in Integrated Reports
     Under Clean Water Act Section 303(d) and 305(b): Discuss and identify the possibility
     of States' abilities or inabilities to include in integrated reports under Sections 303(d)
     and 305(b) assessment of trends in water conditions related to a changing climate,
     including water temperature, in-stream flow, and ph, and the likely impact of future
     climate change on waters, including attainment of water quality standards generally.
     Update State Water Quality Management (WQM) Plans to Address a Changing
     Climate: Consider the need to revise and update State Water Quality Management
     Plans developed under 40 CFR 130.6 to describe how core clean water program
     components addressed in the plans could be adapted to recognize the anticipated
     long-term changes in water conditions in the State as a result of a changing climate.
     Update Clean Water Act Section 401 Certification Processes to Address Climate
     Change: Review existing certification procedures under section 401 of the Clean Water
     Act to identify how climate change impacts on waters, including expected changes in
     stream flow and water temperature, could be considered in reviews of Federal permits
     or licenses for under section 401, including reviews of major construction projects such
     as dams.
     Implement Updated NPDES Permit Tools and Training Related to Changes in
     Precipitation and Water Temperature: Where available, apply updated models and
     practices for assessing vulnerability of water quality to increasing variability of
     precipitation, in-stream flows (high and low) and warming water temperature; apply
     updated models and practices in fit-for-use green infrastructure approaches.
 10
Address Climate Change in Community Water System Sanitary Surveys: Identify
elements of the sanitary surveys for community water systems that address the risks
to drinking water systems posed by climate change and address these risks as part of
sanitary surveys on a 3/5 year basis.
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