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Oxbows for Conservation

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

Preliminary studies, by Keith Schilling, et al., in Iowa suggest that oxbows intercepting surface and tile water can reduce the amount of nitrate-nitrogen reaching streams by roughly one half.  These studies will be presented during the upcoming 2018 Iowa Water Conference, March 21-22 in Ames, Iowa.

https://iawatercenter.wordpress.com/2018/02/20/oxbows-for-conservation-and-nutrient-reduction-in-iowa-floodplains/