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Frequently Asked Questions: Solving Spokane River’s Dissolved Oxygen Shortage (Historical)

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
08-10-028March 2008January 2010
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Author(s) Gilbert, Jani
Description Too much phosphorus and other nutrients in the Spokane River and Lake Spokane have caused a depletion of dissolved oxygen in the river, which fish need to breathe. This FAQ provided information about implementing Ecology's water quality improvement plan to reduce nutrient pollution.
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Keywords Spokane River, fish, river, water quality, lake, dissolved oxygen
WEB PAGE Spokane River Basin
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 54,WRIA 55,WRIA 57)