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Focus on Lake Whatcom TMDL: Draft study identifies limits for Lake Whatcom phosphorus and bacteria

Publication number Date Published
08-10-068August 2008
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Author(s) Steve Hood
Description A draft Department of Ecology study revealed that Lake Whatcom does not meet state water quality standards for phosphorus and bacteria. It is also on the 303(d) list of polluted waters due to low dissolved oxygen.
This focus sheet explains the purpose for the draft study and how the public can comment on it.
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Keywords 303(d), water quality, TMDL, phosphorus, dissolved oxygen, bacteria
WEB PAGE Lake Whatcom Water Quality Improvement Project
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 01 Nooksack