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Idaho's Nitrate Areas of Concern

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CIS 1099
Pub. Date: 2002
Last Reviewed: 2015

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Idaho's major agencies that deal with water have identified 25 geographic areas within the state that have elevated concentrations of nitrates in aquifers (groundwater). This publication offers an overview of those areas, why residents should be concerned, health concerns associated with high nitrate levels, how the areas are tested, and the implications of nitrate designation.

Authors: Robert L. Mahler and K.E. Keith

4 pages

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