Browse Illinois Water Resources Center - Agriculture by Subject "Water quality"

  • Braden, John B.; Uchtmann, Donald L.; Prutton, Douglas R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1982-08)
    Control strategies for nonpoint source agricultural pollutants rely heavily on federal and state soil conservation agencies. Difficulties in accomplishing pollution control goals result from long standing administrative ...

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  • Lembke, W.D.; Mitchell, J.K.; Fehrenbacher, J.B.; Barcelona, M.J. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1983-01)
    Lake Paradise, a water supply lake for Mattoon, Illinois, has lost much of its capacity due to sediment. This was a study to determine the agricultural benefit of Lake Paradise sediment when applied to farmland on the lake ...

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  • Moore, C.L.; Swanson, E.R.; Seitz, W.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1973)
    The claypan area of Illinois is characterized by unreliable water supplies. In addition, water quality problems have recently been recognized in the form of widespread nitrate coliform contamination of water in private ...

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  • Onishi, H.; Narayanan, A.S.; Takayama, T.; Swanson, E.R. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1974)
    Cropping systems may have an unfavorable influence on the quality of nearby surface water. In this study, linear programming methods were used to assess the impact of improvements in certain water quality characteristics ...

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  • Lupi, Frank, Jr.; Braden, John B. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Water Resources Center, 1988-12)
    To mitigate damages caused by agricultural runoff, private lake owners' associations are paying for inlake and instream pollution abatement measures and onland conservation practices. This phenomenon supports the notion ...

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