Water Quality Report

Below are the Key findings of the 2010 Water Quality Report.  Click here to review or print the entire report.
• Nitrogen nutrients show wide fluctuation, but are statistically stable
for last 20 years.
• Phosphorus has increased significantly in the last 10 years
• Measures that correlate with increased phosphorus have also
increased (chlorophyll, total coliform).
• Phosphorus is the limiting nutrient for biological activity in Ballston
lake, increased nitrogen would not dramatically affect water quality.
• High lake levels and watershed inflow are the primary suspects in
increased Phosphorus
• More measurements are needed to fully assess the source of
increasing phosphorus

News & Events 12.9.17


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