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Fact Sheets and Publications Surface Water

Surface water runs off of and over the earth's surface, and includes water available from lakes, rivers, creeks and natural or man-made ponds or watercourses.

Documents for many agricultural applications.

Aquatic Habitat and Shore Line Protection
Informational Fact Sheets including guidelines and permit application for projects that have the potential to impact aquatic and riparian ecosystems. Application for Permit or chemical control of aquatic nuisances in and/or near surface water.

Blue-Green Algae Questions and Answers

Enhanced coagulation using a magnetic ion exchange resin

Outlines ways of protecting water supplies in dugouts especially if it is to be used domestically.

Report summarizes data collected under the ILO water quality monitoring program.

Guidelines provide scientific information about the effects of water quality variables on potential water uses. Future revisions are necessary to ensure the most recent scientific findings are incorporated.

Quick Fact: Freshwater lakes, rivers and underground aquifers hold only 2.5% of the world's water. By comparison, saltwater oceans and seas contain 97.5% of the world's water supply.