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Main Title Effects of log handling and storage on water quality /
Author Schuytema, Gerald S.,
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Shankland, Robert D.,
CORP Author Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, Corvallis, Oreg. Food and Wood Products Branch.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA-600/2-76-262
Stock Number 22161
OCLC Number 02977590
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Water quality management--Pacific States ; Lumbering--Environmental aspects--Pacific States ; United States--Pacific States
Additional Subjects Lumbering ; Wooden logs ; Water pollution ; Ecology ; Storage ; Runoff ; Stream pollution ; Ponds ; Color ; Bark ; Esthetics ; Concentration(Composition) ; Organic compounds ; Floating bodies ; Biochemical oxygen demand ; Algae ; Field tests ; Sampling ; Oregon ; Tables(Data)
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EJBD  EPA 600-2-76-262 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/28/2013
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-76-262 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ERAD  EPA 600/2-76-262 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/17/2012
ESAD  EPA 600-2-76-262 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-266 267 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 76 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The biological and chemical effects of three types of log storage on water quality were investigated. Three flow-through log ponds, two wet deck operations, and five log rafting areas were studied. Both biological and chemical aspects of stream quality can be adversely affected by flow-through log ponds and runoff from wet decks. Severity of degradation varies widely with each situation. Runoff from wet decks had pollution characteristics equal to or greater than that of the waters from the flow-through log ponds studied. Esthetically, a stream can be affected by the dark color of the water coming from a log pond or wet deck. Floating bark from a log raft or a log pond is also aesthetically displeasing. The most significant problem associated with log rafting is the loss of bark which commonly occurs when the logs are dumped into the water.
Prepared by Food and Wood Products Branch, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Corvallis, Oregon, under contract no. 12-100 EBG. Chiefly tables. Includes bibliographical references (pages 73-75).