Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary – Wetland Basins Hydrology and Water Quality Summary Report 2 (2020-2021)

Thanks to the work of Friends of Sangamon Valley‘s Vern LaGesse, Charlene Falco, Nick Klobuchar, Jeanne Handy, and Krystle Adams with the Lochmueller Group’s Joe Bartletti and Bryan Cross, a wetland hydrology and water quality report has been completed for the wetlands at Nipper Wildlife Sanctuary.

The cascading series of wetlands have been shown to remove nitrogen and phosphorus at rates exceeding 70-80 percent, and exceeding 50 percent during storms. The system also retains stormwater to provide downstream flood reduction in the Lake Springfield watershed.

Read all the details in the report …

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s