Constructed Wildwood wetland part of phosphorus run-off research
July 22, 2017 By St. Marys Journal Argus
Some of the water draining off an isolated, 120-acre patch of farmland bordering on the Wildwood Conservation Area (St. Mary’s, ON, Canada) will be diverted from its established path to the reservoir – through a 12-inch municipal drainage pipe – into a set of three constructed ponds that are currently under construction.
It’s part of the participation by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) in a province-wide initiative to learn more about how unutilized phosphorous – derived from nutrients spread on agricultural land to help crops grow – makes its way to Lake Erie. | READ MORE
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