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Nutrients in Streams and Rivers in the Lower Tennessee River Basin


The information summarized in this report is based on the publication:

Hoos, A.B., Robinson, J.A., Aycock, R.A., Knight, R.R., and Woodside, M.D., 2000, Sources, instream transport, and trends of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment in the lower Tennessee River Basin, 1980-96: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4139, 96 p.

Additional information on the lower Tennessee River Basin NAWQA study unit is available through the World Wide Web at

Or contact:
U.S. Geological Survey
640 Grassmere Park, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37211
Phone: 615-837-4700

For More Information on the National Water-Quality Assessment Program

The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water-Quality Assessment Program is building an explanation of how and why water quality varies across the United States. National and regional assessments of nutrients, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds are based on investigations in more than 50 major river and ground-water systems throughout the Nation.

Additional information on the USGS National Water-Quality Assessment Program is available through the World Wide Web at

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