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Watershed Indicators: RHODE ISLAND
 
 
  • Summary of EPA Watershed Indicators
    RHODE ISLAND contains a portion of 7 watersheds:

    Overall EPA watershed evaluationNumber of watersheds
    Better Water Quality - Low Vulnerability 1
    Better Water Quality - High Vulnerability 1
    Less Serious Water Quality Problems - Low Vulnerability 3
    Less Serious Water Quality Problems - High Vulnerability 1
    More Serious Water Quality Problems - Low Vulnerability 1
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  • EPA Water Quality Indicators
      Current water quality conditions
    Number of watersheds:
    EPA Indicator More
    Serious
    Less
    Serious
    Better Insufficient
    Data
    Assessed Use Attainment 2 3 2 0
    Fish and Wildlife Consumption Advisories 7 0 0 0
    Source of Drinking Water 0 1 4 2
    Contaminated Sediments 1 1 4 1
    Ambient Water Quality: Four Toxic Pollutants 0 0 0 7
    Ambient Water Quality:Four Conventional Pollutants 1 0 4 2
    Wetlands Loss Index 6 1 0 0
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  • EPA Watershed Vulnerability Indicators
      Future vulnerability
    Number of watersheds:
    EPA Indicator High Moderate Low Insufficient Data
    Aquatic/Wetland Species at Risk 3 1 2 1
    Pollutant Loads Discharged Above Permitted Limits: Toxics 0 0 6 1
    Pollutant Loads Discharged Above Permitted Limits: Conventional 0 0 6 1
    Urban Runoff Potential 3 2 2 0
    Agricultural Runoff Potential 0 6 0 1
    Population Change 5 1 1 0
    Hydrologic Modification 1 5 0 1
    Estuarine Pollution Susceptibility 2 0 0 5
    Atmospheric Deposition 0 6 0 1
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  • Links
    Scorecard's report on
    RHODE ISLAND Department of Environmental Management - Office of Water Resources
    U.S. EPA Office of Water: RHODE ISLAND Information
    U.S. Geological Survey: Water Resources of RHODE ISLAND
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