Additional Strategies to Reduce Phosphorus in the Falls Lake Watershed
Author(s): Claire Williamson
Published: August 2010
Phosphorus is an important element for plant growth but is a pollutant when there is too much in water. North Carolina is working to reduce the amount of phosphorus pollution in its waters. One strategy used by a few other states and communities is to regulate phosphorus in turf fertilizers and automatic dish detergents.