Baykeeper Updates Related to Nutrient Mgmt

BK In The News: August 1, 2017
Nutrients — such as nitrogen — are essential to life, but an overabundance can mean trouble for waterways. Take Chesapeake Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, which are infamous for “dead zones” where closely-packed bodies of fish float to the surface or wash ashore by the thousands... Baykeeper, a...
Blog Post: May 14, 2014
Baykeeper recently helped improve new regulations to protect San Francisco Bay from an emerging pollution threat: excess nutrients. Nutrients are substances such as nitrogen or phosphorus that enter the Bay via treated wastewater discharged into the Bay from the region’s sewage plants. Rain also...
Page: March 3, 2014
In the last decade scientists have become increasingly concerned over nutrient levels in the Bay-Delta, including ammonia, a form of nitrogen, which at elevated concentrations has toxic effects in aquatic ecosystems. The interactive table below is based on nutrient data collected over the course of...
Blog Post: June 11, 2012
To better understand how much ammonia is being discharged into the Bay from over 40 wastewater treatment plants that serve the towns and cities of the Bay Area, Baykeeper created an interactive map showing the scale of ammonia inputs from treatment plants to the Bay and its nearby tributaries....
Page: May 21, 2012
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