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Ploughing up permanent pasture may cause elevated nitrate concentrations in public groundwater supply abstractions

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As part of a study into nitrate transport within groundwater catchments, for United Utilities, we* noted some interesting features in nitrate concentration trends of groundwater abstraction boreholes around Delamere, Cheshire. Most of the material in this post was delivered, on behalf of ESI Ltd, by Dr Steve Buss at the Meres and Mosses Forum conference, at Cholmondeley Castle, on 20 September 2013. Continue reading