#3 QUESTION #1
Write an essay consisting of at least 550 words addressing all of the following topics (a through h):
a. Explain riparian water rights.
b. Describe how Colorado’s groundwater use rules differ from California’s.
c. How did the 1969 fire on the Cuyahoga River influence clean water legislation?
d. What are the key differences between the 1977 Clean Water Act and the 1987 Water Quality Act?
e. Describe the portions of an NPDES permit.
f. Why is pretreatment required for industries that discharge into sanitary sewers?
g. Why was the 1972 Safe Drinking Water Act passed?
h. Explain how the Clean Water Act affects your employer or your personal life.
Write an essay consisting of at least 550 words addressing all of the following topics (a through f):
a. Explain appropriative water rights.
b. What are the key differences between the 1972 Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the 1977 Clean Water Act?
c. Explain how Best Conventional Technology (BCT) and Best Available Technology (BAT) requirements differ. Which requirement is more stringent?
d. What activity requires preparation of a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)?
e. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Safe Drinking Water Act?
f. Explain how the Clean Water Act affects your employer or your personal life.