Nutrient Pollution Reductions From Urban Stream Restoration Quantified

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 21:14 in Earth & Climate

Researchers have now quantified the amount of excess nitrogen removed from an urban stream during environmental restoration projects. This breakthrough allows environmental managers to assess the pollution-reducing benefits of storm water management and urban stream restoration, and could lead to new nitrogen reduction opportunities as public works managers make repairs to our nation's aging urban infrastructure.

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