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Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL

This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.

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UMD Stormwater Management

Stormwater management, permitting, and pollution control is a major priority for the University of Maryland. The College Park campus is centrally located within the Anacostia Watershed and discharges stormwater to 3 tributaries. Stormwater is significantly regulated within Maryland to protect water quality.

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UMD Civil Engineering
Maryland Water Resources Research Center

The Maryland Water Resources Research Center (MWRRC) is established as part of the Federal Water Resources Research Act, reauthorized in 2006. The objective of the Act is to support water resources research, education, and information dissemination.

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Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs. Our volunteers work with communities to find appropriate solutions for their infrastructure needs.

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UMD Civil Engineering
UMD Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

The department provides an educational program of basic and specialized engineering knowledge necessary for its graduates to be proficient in recognized specialties of civil engineering. This preparation provides graduates with the tools needed for successful practice in the period following graduation. In addition to general and technical education, the educational program stresses professional and ethical responsibilities, an awareness of societal issues, and the need for life-long learning.

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