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- Haggard, Brian E.; Stanley, Emily H.; Storm, Daniel E.
- Journal of the North American Benthological Society 2005 v.24 no.1 pp. 29
- streams; rural areas; water pollution; pollution load; point source pollution; wastewater; effluents; nitrogen; phosphorus; hydrochemistry; pH; temperature; electrical conductivity; nitrification; stream flow; Arkansas
- ... The ability of a 3rd order Ozark Plateaus stream to efficiently retain nutrient inputs from a rural wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) was examined using the nutrient spiraling concept. Short-term injections are often used to assess nutrient spiraling, where exponential declines in injected nutrients reflected gross nutrient uptake. However, we applied the same mathematical equations to WWTP nutrie ...