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Watershed Education: Low/No Phosphorus Fertilizer

Algae Photos


The pictures below are an example of excess algae growth in streams and channels around the City of Lincoln. This excess algae growth is typically caused by high nutrient loading, the source of which is primarily lawn fertilizer. Though algae serves an important purpose in the aquatic ecosystems, problems arise when algae growth becomes abundant.


Edenton South Concrete Liner

Edenton South, Adjacent to Southbound 70th Street

Colonial Hills Park stream, adjacent to vegetated buffer

Colonial Hills Park stream, check dam

Colonial Hills Park stream, adjacent to lawn
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Watershed Education: Low/No Phosphorus Fertilizer