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Condition of streams in Independence, Missouri: What is being done to protect stream health and how citizens can help

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3033/

Stream water quality is affected by amount of impermeable surface in the basin; construction; reservoirs; sanitary sewer systems; land use and population density; road salt; animal waste; lawn and agricultural fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.

by Neisen, Shelley L.; Bender, Dorris L.; Champion, Richard H. Jr.; Christensen, Eric D.; and Harris, Thomas E.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3033
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Hydrology, Surface water quality, Water sampling, Streams
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