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Water Quality & Environment

Drainage management for water quality


Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico

The hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico is an area of low dissolved oxygen that cannot support most marine life. Learn about the causes, location, magnitude and duration of the hypoxic zone, and the feasibility of management and control options in the Mississippi River Basin and Gulf to reduce it.

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