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Stillwater River Watershed

Scenario 1 - Consequences of Watershed Growth Over Time

Scenario 1

Increased Urbanization with No Regulations

Water quality throughout the Stillwater River watershed will decrease over the next 50 years in the presence of increased urbanization with no mitigation or growth controls. Degradation is apparent after 20 years and decreases quality to very good over time. Currently, the sampled site is in excellent condition. However, with continued increased urbanization without any regulations, the watershed quickly changes and stabilizes to very good.

Current Status 10 Years 20 Years
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