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The following document responds to questions frequently asked about nitrate dilution modeling. The Hunterdon County Smart Growth Nitrate Dilution Committee met on several occasions over the course of 2002. The Committee worked with the Planning Board to run a nitrate dilution analysis for Hunterdon County. Nitrate dilution modeling is a planning tool that provides a general picture of average residential lot sizes necessary to adequately dilution nitrates released from septic systems into the ground water to ensure safe well water. Results of the analysis will be included in a revised Natural Resources Profile at a later date. The following document provides further general information about nitrate dilution modeling:

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