Water Quality Trading Guidance

Guidance to Maryland's Water Quality Trading Program

This set of documents is to be used as a guide in navigating Maryland's Water Quality Trading Program (WQTP). These are living documents and will be updated as a commitment to transparency and adaptive management. Start by first reading the "General Guidance" Document.
  • To learn more about how specific sectors trade select which sector you are interested in under Generating Credits below.
  • To learn more about purchasing as a permitted or non-permitted entity select "How-To Acquire Credits" under Purchasing Credits below.

Generating Credits

Disclaimer: The purpose of this page is to offer highlights on Maryland’s Nutrient Credit Training program. The following information is not intended to be final or comprehensive. For official documentation regarding this program, see:
COMAR Title 26 Department of the Environment Subtitle 08 Water Pollution
Part 11 Maryland Water Quality Trading Program
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