Hotspots of Phosphorous on the Landscape: Do New and Decommissioned Septic Systems Contribute Phosphorous?


University of Waterloo

Project Lead

Will Robertson, Research Associate Professor (retired)

Project Dates

2014 - 2015

Project Location

Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (67th St to 17th St)

  • 10 groundwater sites
  • 18 drainage ditch and stream sites

Project Parameters

  • Chloride
  • Nitrate
  • Ammonium
  • Total suspended solids
  • Total phosphorus
  • Soluble reactive phosphorus
  • Acesulfame



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