Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices.

Counteracting Factors Impacting Best Management Practice Implementation

Improvements in water quality can be counteracted by changes in nutrient sources and land-use practices. Increased nutrient loads from stormwater and intensified agriculture often overwhelm the positive effects of best management practices.

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Author(s)Christina Lyerly
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-03
AlbumHuman > Management/Restoration
TypeGraphic
Dimensions1000 x 765
Filesize183 kB
Number of Downloads111
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionChristina Lyerly, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)