CHAPTER THREE
Urbanization:  The Land Use - Water Quality Linkage
Contents
Report of the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
3.1
INTRODUCTION
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3.2
EXPERT CONSULTATION ON THE IMPACT OF URBAN AND URBANIZING DEVELOPMENT
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3.2.1
Introduction
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3.2.2
SOLEC Indicators
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3.2.3
Consultant Background Work
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3.2.4
Workshop on the Impact of Urban and Urbanizing Development on Great Lakes Water Quality
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3.2.5
Workshop Participants’ Deliberations and Policy Recommendations
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Patterns of Population Growth and Urban Development
 in the Great Lakes Basin, 2002-2020
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The Water Quality Impacts of Urbanization
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Urban Impact on Water Quality
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The Ideal Urban Form
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The Land Use Planning/Approval Process
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Options for the Prevention and Management of Urban Water Quality Impacts
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The Need for Improved Research, Monitoring and Data Availability
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Sending a Message on Urban Land Use
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APPENDIX 1
Model Land Development Principles Developed by the Center for Watershed Protection
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Note:
All references in this chapter are found in Section 7.9
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