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Water quality assessment

Stanley W Zison

Water quality assessment

a screening method for nondesignated 208 areas

by Stanley W Zison

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Athens, Ga, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- United States,
  • Runoff -- United States,
  • Water quality management -- United States -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stanley W. Zison, Kendall F. Haven, William B. Mills
    ContributionsHaven, Kendall F. joint author, Mills, William B. joint author, Tetra Tech, inc.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1215 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages1215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13601537M

    The assessment of water quality in North Carolina is required under Sections (d) and (b) of the Clean Water Act and is to be reported on every two years. This assessment is also known as the Integrated Report. The assessment is conducted in 3 parts: The first part of the assessment is collecting water quality data; DWR and Monitoring Phone: () Water Quality Resource Assessment (NRCS-NEDC) Overview. This course provides intermediate training in water quality assessment tools and technology in order to understand the impacts of pollutants on water quality. The course includes an introduction to stream dynamics and discusses the ecology of streams, lakes and ponds. In some instances where water quality has dramatically improved or declined recently, the more recent and representative data set may be used for the assessment. These changes in water quality could be due to identified permanent changes in pollutant loadings, such as a new treatment facility, implementation of best management practices, or.


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