Write an essay consisting of at least 500 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.
You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations