Table 2
Sub-sub drainage areas with the highest levels of nitrogen and phosphorus production from manure, 2006

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Rank Sub-sub drainage area Nitrogen Sub-sub drainage area Phosphorus
tonnes tonnes
1 Little Bow (Alta.) 24,117 Little Bow (Alta.) 6,592
2 Central Red Deer - Rosebud (Alta.) 23,634 Central Red Deer - Rosebud (Alta.) 6,556
3 Upper Grand (Ont.) 21,943 Upper Grand (Ont.) 6,112
4 Yamaska (Que.) 19,610 Yamaska (Que.) 6,080
5 Headwaters Battle (Alta.) 18,848 Headwaters Battle (Alta.) 5,144
6 Upper Thames (Ont.) 16,946 Upper Thames (Ont.) 5,067
7 Upper Red Deer - Blindman (Alta.) 16,062 Maitland (Ont.) 4,456
8 Central Oldman-Belly (Alta.) 15,163 Upper Red Deer - Blindman (Alta.) 4,400
9 Maitland (Ont.) 15,128 Central Oldman - Belly (Alta.) 4,125
10 Saugeen (Ont.) 14,408 Saugeen (Ont.) 3,960
Source(s): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, special tabulations, Census of Agriculture, Census Geographic Component Base, 2006.
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