Saving the Bayby Jay Landers, Contributing Editor;
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 1, Pg. 54-59,82-83
Document Type: Feature article
By reducing the level of nutrients in their discharges, wastewater treatment plants within the Chesapeak Bay's vast watershed are putting much less environmental pressure on the bay. However, the bay's health remains poor, and water quality standards soon to be released may prompt calls for additional nutrient reduction. But treatment plants seeking to comply may find their best intentions thwarted by fiscal constraints.
Subject Headings: Bays | Wastewater treatment plants | Nutrients | Water quality | Standards and codes | Environmental issues | Watersheds | Water discharge
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