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Total phosphorus


Phosphorus is a nutrient necessary for growth and reproduction. Large inputs of nitrogen and phosphorus compounds to the aquatic environment can cause excessive algal growth. When algal blooms die, concentrations of dissolved oxygen can become depleted, which can stress aquatic organisms and may cause taste-and-odor problems in water supplies.

Stations That Measure or Compute Continuous Total phosphorus

Click a station to view measurements of total phosphorus.

Station Name Station Identifier
Spring Creek near Spring, TX 08068500
East Fork San Jancinto River near New Caney, TX 08070200

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