Quantifying Water Quality Benefits of Transient Storage in Streams of the Nottawasaga River Valley


University of Toronto - Mississauga

Project Lead

Tim Duval, Assistant Professor, Geography
University of Toronto

Project Dates


Project Location

Stream reaches within the Nottawasaga River Valley

  • Pretty River (2)
  • Boyne River (2)
  • Bear Creek (1)
  • Egbert Creek (1)
  • Beeton Creek (1)

Project Parameters

  • Stream discharge, velocity, slope, depth, width, mean particle size
  • Conductivity
  • Phosphate
  • Soluble reactive phosphorus


At least seven attempts to conduct a tracer test for each stream over a one-year period (discharges during Mar, April, Sept, Oct too high)

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