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East Fork Little Miami River Watershed

Scenario 3 - Consequences of Watershed Growth Over Time


Scenario 3

Growth Controls

By implementing growth controls in addition to mitigation efforts in the East Fork Little Miami River watershed, the current overall water quality was maintained through year 30 and actually improved by year 40. Additional growth regulations significantly reduced the adverse affects of urbanization and even fostered better quality over time.

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