Plain-language summary to communicate the results of the technical assessment report on the Niagara River’s eutrophication or undesirable algae BUI.
The report includes the technical assessment and all public engagement that supported the change of status of the Eutrophication or Undesirable Algae BUI in the Niagara River to ‘Not Impaired’ (from ‘Impaired’). The Canada-Ontario Agreement Annex 4 Co-leads formally confirmed the ‘Not Impaired’ designation in May 2019.
The 2007 Welland River Eutrophication Study was conducted to address data gaps and to outline the various monitoring requirements. Included in this report is the study design, methods and conclusion; the delisting criteria in relation to the findings from the study and recommendations for the RAP Coordinating Committee.