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DOI:10.1111/j.1752-1688.2004.tb01595.x
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Author(s):Graves, Gregory A.; Wan, Yongshan; Fike, Dana L.
Author Affiliation:Graves: Environmental Manager; Fike: Environmental Specialist, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Port St. Lucie, Florida; Wan: Senior Supervising Engineer, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, Florida
Title:Water quality characteristics of storm water from major land uses in south Florida
Source:Journal of the American Water Resources Association/AWRA. Vol. 40, No. 6, December 2004, p. 1405-1419.
# of Pages:15
Publishing Information:Minneapolis, Minnesota: American Water Resources Association
Related Web URL:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1752-1688.2004.tb01595.x/abstract
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Keywords:TIC Keywords: Golf courses in the environment; Nonpoint source pollution; Stormwater; Surface runoff; Water quality
Abstract/Contents:"Starting in 1998, a study was conducted to characterize storm water quality from predominant land use types in a coastal watershed along the south central coast of Florida, namely citrus, pasture, urban, natural wetland, row crop, dairy, and golf courses. Sixty-three sampling sites were located at strategic points on drainage conveyances for each of seven specific land use areas. Runoff samples were collected following storm events that met defined rainfall criteria for a period of 30 months. Nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), heavy metals, pesticides, and other water quality parameters were determined, and the results were analyzed to compare and characterize land uses as relative sources for these constituents in runoff. Results showed that runoff from most land use types had low dissolved oxygen concentration and that sediment and nutrient concentrations were closely related to land use, particularly to the amount of fertilizer applied in each land use. Among the eight heavy metals tested, copper was the most frequently detected and was mostly associated with runoff from citrus and golf course land uses. High levels of arsenic were also detected in golf course runoff. The most frequently detected pesticide was simazine from citrus. The information and methodologies presented may facilitate pollution source characterization and ecological restoration efforts."
Language:English
References:43
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Geographic Terms:South Florida
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Graves, G. A., Y. Wan, and D. L. Fike. 2004. Water quality characteristics of storm water from major land uses in south Florida. Water Resour. Bull. 40(6):p. 1405-1419.
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DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2004.tb01595.x
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