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Water Quality Indicators Guide

Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters (SCS-TP-161)

The Water Quality Indicators Guide: Surface Waters (SCS-TP-161)  examines five major sources of agriculturally related non-point source pollution - sediment, nutrients, animal waste, pesticides and salts.  Field sheets are provided to enable the user to assess surface water quality problems easily and accurately and to select appropriate remedial practices.

The following documents require Adobe Acrobat.

WQ Indicators Guide (Front matter through Chapter 2)  (PDF; 5.94 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Chapters 3 through 8)  (PDF; 8.92 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Appendix A)  (PDF; 1.50 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Appendix B, Part 1)  (PDF; 2.77 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Appendix B, Part 2)  (PDF; 4.10 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Appendices C,D,E)  (PDF; 3.58 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Field Sheets, Part 1)  (PDF; 2.87 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Field Sheets, Part 2)  (PDF; 3.44 MB)

WQ Indicators Guide (Field Sheets, Part 3)  (PDF; 2.10 MB)