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Nitrate concentrations and potential sources in the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards aquifer and its contributing zone, Central Texas

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/3035/

The area contributing recharge to this aquifer is undergoing rapid growth, generating more wastewater. We found that nitrate, a major component of wastewater and a nutrient that can degrade water quality, has increased in the creeks in this area.

by Mahler, Barbara J.; Musgrove, MaryLynn; and Herrington, Chris
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3035
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Related topics:
Hydrology, Land use change, Nutrient content (water), Oxygen isotope analysis, Surface water quality, Waste treatment and disposal, Water chemistry, Springs (hydrographic)
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Hays, Travis
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