Trees to Tap: Findings and Recommendations

The Trees to Tap report, a science-based review of the effects of forest management on drinking water led by the Oregon State University Institute for Natural Resources and funded by a grant from the Oregon Forest Resources Institute, includes an extensive chapter on findings and recommendations. This PDF of the Trees to Tap findings and recommendations chapter summarizes the results of a scientific literature review that focused on water quality, sediment and turbidity, forest chemicals, and natural organic matter and disinfection byproducts. It also includes recommendations for policymakers based on the findings of the report.