2012 National Water Program Strategy: Response to Climate Change

Created: 9/29/2008 -

Abstract

EPA's National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change sets out long-term goals and specific actions that are EPA's contributions to national efforts to prepare for, and build resilience to, the impacts of a changing climate on water resources. The 2012 Strategy is organized around five long-term programmatic vision areas: protecting water infrastructure; coastal and ocean waters; watersheds; and, water quality. The EPA National Water Program looks forward to working with state, tribal, and local governments, as well as other partners to implement actions that address climate change challenges in these areas.

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Keywords

Scale
National / Federal
Sector Addressed
Water Resources
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Make infrastructure resistant or resilient to climate change
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Air temperature
Precipitation
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Water quality
Water temperature