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Research Project on Rock Creek: Floating Wetland or Floating Island

Posted on August 9th, 2016 · Posted in Watershed

  Rock Creek is a stressed environment.  Its waters are choked with algal blooms periodically during the year.  On August 4th, we measured visibility into the water column in three different places at about 18” (4 decimeters).  We have seen worse, but this is not good.  Algae thrive on nitrogen..
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