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An Easy-to-Use Method for Assessing Nitrate Contamination Susceptibility in Groundwater

Table 2

Population density classes and reclassification in the Urban Potential Nitrate Contamination.

Population density
per km2
Urban Potential Nitrate Contamination (UPNC)UPNC in urbanized areasUPNC in uninhabited areas

<5Very lowLowVery low
5–25LowModerateVery low
25–250ModerateHighLow
250–1000HighVery highModerate
>1000Very highVery highHigh

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