Basics
Nitrogen Load Reduction Achieved
Intermediate Result
Nitrogen Load Reduction
Pound (pounds)
The estimated amount of nitrogen prevented from entering Tahoe Basin urban stormwater, based on the guidelines laid out in the Lake Clarity Crediting Program Handbook. The nitrogen load reduction is defined as the number of kilograms of nitrogen prevented from entering the lake. Reduction in nitrogen reduces the growth of algae and improves Lake Tahoe clarity.
This Indicator is reported in the following LT Info areas:
Status
Nitrogen Load Reduction Achieved
By:

Urban Implementing Partners have acheived greater than total nitrogen targets required by permits and agreements.

The estimated amount of nitrogen prevented from entering Tahoe Basin urban stormwater, based on the guidelines laid out in the Lake Clarity Crediting Program Handbook. The nitrogen load reduction is defined as the number of kilograms of nitrogen prevented from entering the lake. Reduction in nitrogen reduces the growth of algae and improves Lake Tahoe clarity.

Name Options
Jurisdiction
California Department of Transportation, City of South Lake Tahoe, Douglas County, NV, El Dorado County, CA, Nevada Department of Transportation
[2 More Options]
Placer County, CA, Washoe County, NV
Pollutant Control Type
Road Operations, Treatment/Parcel BMPs

No monitoring programs are yet associated with this indicator.

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Lake Habitat
Stream Habitat
Aquatic Invasive Species
Deep Water (Pelagic) Lake Tahoe
Nearshore (Littoral) Lake Tahoe
Other Lakes
Surface Runoff
Tributaries
Habitats of Special Significance

Associated Programs data not provided.