Water quality of rivers suffered from May's heavy rains

Last month's downpours across southern Minnesota carried plenty of sediment and farm-field runoff into rivers and streams. After one storm the Pollution Control Agency measured phosphorus in Watonwan River at five times the preferred level.
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Last month's downpours across southern Minnesota carried plenty of sediment and farm-field runoff into rivers and streams. After one storm the Pollution Control Agency measured phosphorus in Watonwan River at five times the preferred level.

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