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Garn, H. 2002. Effects of Lawn Fertilizer on Nutrient Concentration in Runoff from Lakeshore Lawns, Lauderdale Lakes, Wisconsin. USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4130. U.S. Geological Survey, Middleton, WI. Pages 1-6
lake, nutrients, runoff, urban, Lawns
Transport of nutrients to lakes and resulting accelerated eutophication are serious concerns for planners and managers of lakes in urban and developing suburban areas of the country. Runoff from urban land surfaces such as streets, lawns, and rooftops has been noted to contain high concentrations of nutrients; lawns and streets were the largest sources of phosphorus in residential areas.