The following preliminary goals are based on the original vision for NTWC. They will be refined and implemented as the NTWC progresses in its development.

  • Raise awareness of a wide range of water related issues pertaining to the health of tribal communities and the quality of tribal aquatic resources and watersheds.
  • Promote information exchange.
  • Facilitate the exposure of tribal water program managers and staff to best management practices for addressing water quality concerns.
  • Encourage the enhancement of tribal water protection program development and implementation.
  • Provide a platform to inform tribes on a wide variety of issues related to ground, surface, and drinking water.
  • Promote community water protection education and awareness.
  • Assist in the development, establishment, and sustaining of comprehensive tribal water protection programs.