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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Controlling Phosphorous in Minnesota's Lakes and Rivers

Controlling Phosphorous in Minnesota's Lakes and Rivers

Excess phosporous can cause algae and aquatic vegetation to grow out of control. This can result in nuisance and algal blooms, which can cause odor problems and make water unfit for drinking or recreational use. To address these problems, the MN Pollution Control Agency has developed a Phosphorous Reduction Strategy, consisting of seven action steps.


Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
January 15, 2001

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