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Title:Upper Sangamon River Watershed Monitoring Data for the USEPA Targeted Watershed Study: 2005-2008
Author(s):Keefer, Laura; Bauer, Erin
Subject(s):Sangamon River
watershed monitoring
Abstract:The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) established four streamgaging stations in selected tributaries of the Sangamon River in Macon and Champaign Counties to monitor streamflow and nutrients for the Agricultural Watershed Institute (AWI). AWI received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to conduct the Upper Sangamon River Targeted Watershed Project (USRTWP) to address behavioral, technical, and economic aspects of nutrient management associated with agricultural crop production. The goal of the USRTWP study was to determine if water quality would improve by reducing nutrient discharges from agricultural areas by incorporating market-based implementation mechanisms. This report presents the annual precipitation, streamflow, runoff, and nitrogen and phosphorus concentration data for these stations in the two counties.
Issue Date:2011-02
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Contract Report CR-2011-03
Genre:Report (Grant or Annual)
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-01-30

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