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Photo from U.S. Geological Circular 1225--The Quality of Our Nation's Waters--Nutrients and Pesticides

photo of the Suwannee River Bank in Florida
(Photo by Christy A. Crandall)
During low-flow conditions, when inflow to a 33-mile reach of the Suwannee River, Florida, is entirely from springs and other ground water, the daily load of nitrate transported in this reach nearly doubled.

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