DALLAS — EPA has awarded $100,000 to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for water quality management planning, according to a press release.

The funds will be used to conduct analysis of chemical samples of rivers, streams and lakes in Arkansas, stated the release.

The Clean Water Act permits EPA to issue funding for states’ regional water quality management planning projects, reported the release.

The release also noted that the U.S. waters are monitored by state, federal and local agencies, dischargers and volunteers.

You can find the release here.