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Lower Great Miami and Whitewater River Watershed

Scenario 2 - Consequences of Watershed Growth Over Time


Scenario 2

Increased Urbanization with Land Use Mitigation Efforts

Addressing some of the consequences of increased urbanization with land use mitigation efforts results in a reduced amount of water quality degradation in the Lower Great Miami and Whitewater River watershed over the next 50 years. The current fair status declines in the first 10 years but remains at poor until year 40. Although the amount of degradation is slower than in scenario 1, significant change is still evident.

Current Status 10 Years 20 Years
30 Years 40 Years 50 Years



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