Nutrient Criteria Slide Show            Slide 5

In 1997, Cacapon Institute began an intensive study of land use influences on water quality in the Potomac Headwaters in WV.


The following nutrient parameters were included:
bulletTotal Phosphorus
bulletReactive Phosphorus
Under most conditions, nitrate provides a realistic estimate of Total Nitrogen levels in streams.
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