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Main Title Effects of Urbanization and Stormwater Runoff on the Food Quality in Two Salmonid Streams.
Author Sloane-Richey, J. ; Perkins, M. A. ; Malueg, K. W. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR. ;Washington Univ., Seattle.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA/600/J-81/669;
Stock Number PB85-193050
Additional Subjects Runoff ; Fishes ; Stream pollution ; Urbanization ; Channel stabilization ; Sediments ; Toxicity ; Nutrients ; Metals ; Reprints ; Storm water runoff ; Ecosystems ; Peak discharge
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB85-193050 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 9p
The effects that urbanization and stormwater runoff have on the physical and chemical conditions in natural streams have been well documented. Altered land usage in the watershed results in fluctuating hydrologic regimes which, in turn, destabilize both the channel geometry and the composition of the streambed. Increased peak discharges, rapidly rising and falling hydrographs, and channelization cause increased erosion and silt deposition. Nutrient loading, and introduction of potentially toxic substances also increase as a further result of disturbance. This study was undertaken in order to determine some of the causal relationships between the physical/chemical changes that occur following urbanization and the biological condition of a stream system. (Copyright (c) 1981 E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung.)