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FY 2021 National Water Program Guidance Addendum

The EPA National Water Program published its final FY 2021 National Water Program Guidance (NWPG) Addendum in March, 2020. You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
  • FY 2021 National Water Program Guidance Addendum (PDF)(6 pp, 237 K, March 2020, 850B20001)
    The FY 2021 NWPG Addendum focuses on changes to performance metrics designed to align with the EPA’s Lean Management System (ELMS). Through ELMS, the EPA is regularly monitoring progress towards meeting performance metric targets and taking immediate action if expected performance is off track.