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Moxee Drain BMP Implementation Demonstration Project Water Quality Monitoring Report

 
Publication number Date Published
93-e55September 1993
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Author(s) Seiders, K.
Description Implementation of best management practices (BMPs) on irrigated agricultural lands can reduce nonpoint source pollution and improve the quality of irrigation tailwater and receiving waters by reducing soil erosion. The North Yakima Conservation District developed a BMP Demonstration Project in a sub-basin of the Moxee Drain watershed in order to demonstrate the benefits of BMPs to water quality. Water quality monitoring was carried out before, during, and after BMPs were implemented within two drainages in the project area where furrow-irrigated hops and sprinkler-irrigated orchards were the dominant land use. The primary objective of the study was to associate water quality benefits to BMP implementation.
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Keywords nonpoint, total suspended solids, receiving water, soil, conservation, pesticides, flow, study, implementation, order, water, water quality, monitoring, sediment, quality, best management practices, watershed, point source, irrigation, lead, DDT, ammonia, best management practice
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 37 Lower Yakima
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #KESE0001