Investigation of Groundwater Geochemistry and Seepage Rates to Determine Domestic Nutrient Input into Eutrophic Lake Altoona, Wisconsin.
Gauer, Anne K.
Kelly, Bridget B.
Baker, Anna C.
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Lake Altoona, located in West Central Wisconsin, is an impounded lake created by the damming of the Eau Claire River in 1938. Lake Altoona has exhibited eutrophication and sedimentation problems largely attributed to agrochemicals transported via inflow from the Eau Claire River. This study aims to determine the chemical composition of both ground and surface waters and the degree of groundwater influx into the lake.
Altoona, Lake (Wis.)--Environmental conditions
Water pollution--Wisconsin--Altoona, Lake
Groundwater--Pollution--Wisconsin--Altoona, Lake, Region
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