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Sources of nutrients and metals in Hillman Creek

Show simple item record Gaynor, J. D.
dc.coverage.spatial Greak Lakes Basin
dc.coverage.spatial Hillman Creek 2018-12-04T15:29:21Z 2018-12-04T15:29:21Z 1978 1978-04
dc.description.abstract The Hillman Creek watershed is representative of many intensively farmed regions in Ontario where the land use and sandy soil favor a high pollution potential. The extensive use of fertilizers and intensive crop management necessary for crop production could lead to nutrient enrichment of the drainage system. This study was initiated to quantify the suspended solids, nitrogen and phosphorus forms, soluble cations, and metals at selected sites in Hillman Creek; to relate the results to land use, i.e., predominantly rural housing and agriculture; and to locate point sources in the area, Watershed losses and the monthly distribution of these parameters were calculated for the various subwatersheds. Additional water samples were collected for analysis of biological indicator organisms, i.e., total and fecal coliforms, and fecal streptococci, contributed by housing and domestic animals.
dc.description.sponsorship Agriculture Canada
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher International Joint Commission
dc.relation.ispartofseries Task C (Canadian Section) - International Reference Group on Great Lakes Pollution from Land Use Activities, International Joint Commission
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dc.subject watershed
dc.subject agriculture
dc.subject nutrient enrichment
dc.subject suspended solids
dc.subject nitrogen
dc.subject phosphorus
dc.subject soluble cations
dc.subject metals
dc.subject point sources
dc.title Sources of nutrients and metals in Hillman Creek
dc.title.alternative Technical report to Agricultural Watershed Studies
dc.type Technical report
dc.rights.holder International Joint Commission
dc.contributor.affiliation Harrow Research Station, Agriculture Canada
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