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Ground Water May Contain Decades Old Contamination
Nitrogen and phosphorus are the two plant nutrients in sewage and fertilizer that foul the bay, feeding its algae blooms and "dead zones." Both are washed off the land into streams whenever it rains, but nitrogen dissolves in water, so it also soaks down into the soil, ultimately reaching the water table.

Using a computer model to simulate ground-water flows, USGS scientists found that when nitrogen from fertilized farm fields soaks into the ground, it takes 20 to 40 years on average for the nutrient-laden water to make its way underground into streams and rivers.

 
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Proposed Aquatic Invasive Species Program Creates Waves - The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is considering a plan to require anyone wanting to put a watercraft, dock, boat ramp, or other equipment in a body of water within the district must demonstrate that it is free of AIS. In order to do that, a proposition has been made to require people to pay to have their equipment inspected and decontaminated if needed.


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