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Fact Sheet 2008-3007

Publications Warehouse FS 2008-3007

Prepared in cooperation with the Johnson County Stormwater Management Program

Continuous Water-Quality Monitoring of Streams in Johnson County, Kansas, 2002−06

By Teresa J. Rasmussen, Casey J. Lee, and Andrew C. Ziegler

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Water quality in Johnson County, Kansas was characterized on the basis of continuous, in-stream monitoring. The results summarized in this fact sheet may be used to better understand concentration and load variability during changing seasonal and streamflow conditions and to assess water-quality conditions relative to water-quality standards and management goals. The baseline information also will be useful for evaluating future changes in land use and effectiveness of implemented best management practices.

Posted March 2008

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Rasmussen, T.J., Lee, C.J., and Ziegler, A.C., 2008, Continuous water-quality monitoring of streams in Johnson County, Kansas, 2002−06: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3007, 4 p.

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For more information about USGS water quality studies in Johnson County, Kansas, contact:

Teresa Rasmussen
U.S. Geological Survey
Kansas Water Science Center
4821 Quail Crest Place
Lawrence, KS 66049-3839
Telephone: (785) 832-3576
Fax: (785) 832-3500

For more information about USGS water resources studies in Kansas, visit the USGS Kansas Water Science Center home page:

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