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    • Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater in Peninsula Township 

      Grant, Chuck; Weaver, Tom (2013-08-12)
      The Northwest Michigan Regional Planning and Development Commission has been active in water quality problems for the past four years. In 1978 the Commission adopted a Regional Clean Water Plan. The U.S. Environmental ...
    • Nitrate in the Groundwater on the Old Mission Peninsula: Where is it coming from? 

      Northwest Michigan Regional Planning and Devlopment Commission (2013-03-28)
      In 1980 the Northwest Michigan Regional Planning and Development Commission surveyed a large number of wells on the Old Mission Peninsula and found that approximately 11% of the 1,212 wells sampled exceeded the Federal ...
    • Torch Lake Project 1983 Shoreline Algal Survey: A Shoreline Algal Survey of Torch Lake 

      The Northwest Michigan Regional Planning and Development Commission; The Institute for Water Quality Research (2013-05-06)
      Our shoreline algal (cladophora) survey of Torch Lake identified thirty-seven lakeshore homes where we determined that lakeshore septic systems were likely leaching and stimulating algae growth. This is approximately 3% ...
    • The Water Quality of North Lake Leelanau: A Shoreline Algal Survey 

      Northwest Michigan Regional Planning and Development Commission (1983)
      The Shoreline algal (cladophora) survey identified 53 cladophora . growths, the majority of which we suspect are related to leaching septic systems or excessive lawn fertilization. Most growths were small, indicating a ...