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  1. Mid Atlantic Healthy Waters Blog Crowd-sourcing for the next generation of water protection http://blog.epa.gov/healthywaters/

  2. Overview • Launched to the public internet May 14, 2010. • One of EPA’s “Greenversations” • Intended to support the Mid Atlantic Region’s Healthy Waters priority, developed in response to the 2007 NAPA report “Next Generation of Water Protection”. • Utilizes the open-government idea of “crowd-sourcing” to enable more transparency and public participation in Healthy Waters sector team activities.

  3. Mechanics of the Blog • Posts every Thursday • Blog writing and approval through management chain and storage in offline database. • Record keeping • Quarterly feedback on Site success. • Posting of lessons learned and quarterly reports at https://kestrel.rtpnc.epa.gov/wiki/index.php/Lessons_Learned#Quarterly_Reports_from_the_Mid_Atlantic_Healthy_Waters_blog

  4. Lessons Learned • Focused objective, goal and success measure • Maintenance plan to keep the blog “fresh” • Periodic updates • Walk the talk