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Project Prologue

East Canyon Creek

Development of the East Canyon Creek In February, 2000 the Division of Water Quality completed a water quality study for East Canyon Creek in Summit County. Goedkoop Nike Air Max The study, Sterling Shepard referred to as a Total Maximum Daily Load or “TMDL”, New Balance 577 mujer was one of the first in Utah that addressed point source (permitted discharge) and nonpoint sources of pollutant loading into the Creek. East Canyon Creek suffers from excessive aquatic plant growth in the stream channel that affects the dissolved oxygen levels in the Creek required by fish such as cutthroat trout to thrive. To reduce this plant growth reductions in phosphorus, Ray Ban nederland a key nutrient, were established for both the East Canyon Water Reclamation Facility and other sources including the ski resorts, golf courses, cheap albion gold and agricultural grazing lands. Since then, significant reductions in phosphorus loading have been realized, Nike Air Max 90 2015 Femme primarily through an upgrade of the treatment plant. At the same time other activities in the watershed, Maglia Isaiah Thomas especially commercial and residential developments, have greatly increased. Although phosphorus remains a concern, Adidas NMD Heren the water quality impacts of rapid development such as increased soil erosion, sedimentation of the stream bed and decreased flows have become more prevalent.

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