Direct input of phosphorus from groundwater discharge to Honey Harbour and Tadenac Bay (control bay): septic systems and other sources


Environment and Climate Change Canada

Project Lead

Jim Roy, Research Scientist Science and Technology Branch Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division

Project Dates

2014 - 2016

Project Location

Cottage septic systems

  • North Bay and South Bay (Honey Harbour)
  • Tadenac Bay
  • Two Provincial Parks

Baxter River

Project Parameters

  • Acesulfame
  • Soluble reactive phosphorus
  • Total phosphorus
  • Flow measurements


Baxter River – continuous flow measurements and composite TP samples every 12 hrs

  • April-Nov 2014 and 2015
  • Dec 2015-Feb 2016

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