Tag: Nutrient Pollution

Ecological Study:
Nutrients in Utah’s Waters

The Utah Division of Water Quality conducted a study in 2010 to evaluate the ecological impacts of nutrient additions from POTWs on the State’s streams and rivers. The study was conducted on receiving waters above and below the discharges of eight mechanical treatment plants and one lagoon system. The Division studied these waters above and …

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Publicly Owned Treatment Works Nutrient Removal Cost Impact Study: Nutrients in Utah’s Waters

The Utah Division of Water Quality conducted the 2009 Statewide Nutrient Removal Cost Impact Study to evaluate the economic impacts of potential new nutrient removal requirements for Utah’s publicly owned treatment works (POTWs). The study estimated economic, financial, and environmental impacts associated with a range of potential nutrient discharge standards for every discharging POTW in …

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Headwater Criteria:
Nutrients in Utah’s Waters

Utah’s Division of Water Quality is proposing numeric nutrient criteria to protect aquatic life and recreation uses in headwater streams. This page contains background information on this important water quality standard revision. Documentation includes a technical support document (TSD) (12 MB) that provides details with respect to the scientific underpinnings of the criteria. A shorter …

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