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A Little Farm Gets Some Big Changes: Owners reap benefits of cooperation

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14-10-042August 2014
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Author(s) Robyn Dunlap
Description Ecology received an anonymous complaint about runoff from a “hobby” farm sitting on an unnamed tributary in north Spokane County. Someone reported what appeared to be polluted surface water – “a mess” – on the 14-acre property. “Hobby” farms – those that are run more for recreational purposes than as a business – are still required to meet water quality standards on the property by the state of Washington. Staff from Ecology’s Spokane Water Quality office and the Spokane Conservation District (SCD) visited the site and met with property owners.
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Keywords water quality success story
WEB PAGE Water Quality Stories
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 55 Little Spokane