Report Card

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The most recent report card, prepared for 2008, gives the Ichetucknee River System a B- grade for environmental health. Click on the image at left to see all seven pages of the report card.

The river was graded on six measures:  spring discharge; water clarity; nitrate; allergic reactions; submerged aquatic vegetation; and algae cover.

Note that the grade for nitrates is a D+ and the grade for algae cover is a D-.



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