Dynamics of a fertilizer contaminant plume in groundwater.

  title={Dynamics of a fertilizer contaminant plume in groundwater.},
  author={Michael J. Barcelona and Thomas G Naymik},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={18 4},
rn A 2-year investigation has been conducted on the effects of a massive inorganic nitrogen fertilizer contamination of a sand and gravel aquifer in western Illinois. Groundwater monitoring in the early period of the project during near steady-state conditions disclosed that dissolved ammonium and nitrate levels exceeded 2000 and 1300 mgL-', respectively. A… CONTINUE READING