Soil erosion from two small construction sites, Dane County, Wisconsin

  title={Soil erosion from two small construction sites, Dane County, Wisconsin},
  author={D. W. Owens and Peter L. Jopke and D. Hall and J. Balousek and A. Roa},
  • D. W. Owens, Peter L. Jopke, +2 authors A. Roa
  • Published 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Soil erosion from construction sites has long been identified as a significant source of sediment and other suspended solids in runoff in many parts of the United States (Hagman and others, 1980; Yorke and Herb, 1976: Becker and others, 1974). In some states, such as Wisconsin, sediment has been identified as the number one pollutant (by volume) of surface waters (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, 1994). Because numerous water-quality problems in streams are associated with excessive… CONTINUE READING

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