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Table 3 Comparison of daily phosphorus loading on dry days from the watershed (St.1 and St.2) and sewage treatment plant effluent (STP)

From: The effect of phosphorus removal from sewage on the plankton community in a hypertrophic reservoir

Date   St.1 St.2 STP
25 Sep. 2008 Flow rate
(m3 day−1)
15,314 7733 11,584
P loading
(kg day−1)
1.75
(26.3 %)
0.91
(13.7 %)
3.98
(60.0 %)
31 Oct. 2008 Flow rate 10,152 6229 11,910
(m3 day−1)
P loading 1.71
(28.7 %)
0.9
(15.1 %)
3.37
(56.2 %)
(kg day−1)