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Field Validation of the Texas Phosphorus Index

Project Goals/Objectives: Determine the effects of selected soil properties in the Bosque and Leon River watersheds to measure and predict phosphorus runoff; Compare and correlate different soil test and soil solution soluble phosphorus extracts to runoff phosphorus; Validate and/or modify Texas Phosphorus Index as a predictive tool for classification of field sites relative to phosphorus loss potential.

Project Location: Leon River (Segment 1221) and North Bosque River (Segments 1255 and 1226)

Project Costs: Federal ($203,178); Non Federal Match ($116,713); Total Project ($319,891)

Project Participant(s): TSSWCB, Texas AgriLife Extension, Texas Water Resources Institute, and Natural Resources Conservation Service

Project Workplan: 02-11

Quality Assurance Project Plan: 02-11

Project Final Report : 02-11

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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