Under the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 106, the Water Quality Management Program is tasked with monitoring the marine waters of the USVI through the Virgin Islands Coastal Water Quality Monitoring Program. Also, pursuant to requirements of the Beach Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act of 2000, DPNR-DEP established the Virgin Islands Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program to improve public health and safety at USVI beaches. Additionally, to assist in the ongoing development and delivery of Water Quality Management Program projects, each fiscal year funds are awarded to the Water Quality Management Program under the 604(b), in an amount determined by Section 205(j) of the Clean Water Act for planning projects associated with assessing and protecting the Territory’s water quality..
Ambient Monitoring Program
VI BEACH Monitoring Program