Regulatory standards and land application regulatory programs, such as the Nutrient Management Act are in place help to ensure that ground and surface waters are not compromised by Class B biosolids land application programs.

Regulated use and best management practices help to ensure that biosolids and biofertilizers are applied at rates that allows crops to absorb nutrients as they grow – reducing the potential for “run-off” of nutrients to ground or surface waters, which can cause eutrophication Wikipedia – a common side effect of chemical fertilizers.

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