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Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Clean Up Rural Beaches plan (1993-1994)

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Title: Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority Clean Up Rural Beaches plan (1993-1994)
Author: Grills, Laurel
Abstract: In response to concerns expressed by members of the public regarding numerous beach postings and perceived water quality deterioration of the Mississippi River, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MOEE) initiated the Clean Up Rural Beaches (CURB) Program in 1992. The objectives of the CURB Program are to identify rural pollution sources impacting water quality at the beaches promote local awareness of these problems in the rural community and provide detailed plans for implementing corrective measures on individual farms and residences.This report is a culmination of two years of water quality study and land use surveys. The study included the collection and analysis of 1,700 bacteriological samples and 900 nutrient-inorganic-physical samples. Land owner surveys were conducted at 50 establishments.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10214/14920
Date: 1994
Rights: Queen's Printer for Ontario, Crown Copyright, Non-Commercial Use Permitted
Rights Holder: Queen's Printer for Ontario


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