What are some of the approaches that may be used by a river-administering agency to help protect or enhance water quality?

River-administering agencies use a variety of approaches to protect or enhance water quality including, but not limited to: developing a cooperative water quality plan with the EPA and state agencies; securing cooperative funding to assess or remediate problems; and providing technical assistance to landowners and communities, often through local conservation districts.

Interagency Wild & Scenic Rivers Council