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Urbanization And Its Relationship To Water Quality Within The Bronson Creek Watershed, Jason Cristopher Creech Apr 2003

Urbanization And Its Relationship To Water Quality Within The Bronson Creek Watershed, Jason Cristopher Creech

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A watershed analysis project was undertaken to investigate the impact of urbanization on the water quality with Bronson Creek; a small urban stream in the metropolitan area of Portland, Oregon. Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) have been established for several water quality parameters within the watershed.

Water quality data were collected at nine sampling along Bronson Creek by Clean Water Services, a local public utility charged with storm water management and water quality protection duties. Only seven water quality parameters were included in the analysis; they were 1) temperature, 2) total phosphorous, 3) ortho-phosphate, 4) ammonia, 5) total nitrogen, 6) …