The Construction Industry and its Environmental Impact on Water Quality

I. Construction and its resulting changes to the landscape impact water quality.
A. The movement of soils and removal of native vegetation are widely identified as
having a negative impact on water sources.
II. The fate of rainfall on the land is strongly affected by land use
.A. Most land use represents a combination of pervious and impervious surfaces.

  1. Develop strategies that will minimize the effects of construction and development on water

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