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Main Title Verdigris River Investigation. An Investigation of the Pollution of that Reach of the Verdigris River Between Neodesha, Kansas, and Nowata, Oklahoma.
Author Walton., Graham ;
CORP Author Environmental Health Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Year Published 1949
Stock Number PB-260 114
Additional Subjects Verdigris River ; Kansas ; Oklahoma ; Stream flow ; Rivers ; Water pollution sampling ; Water quality ; Water supply ; Algae ; Sewage disposal ; Municipalities ; Odor control ; Industrial wastes ; Petroleum refining ; Oil spills ; Oil pollution ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-260 114 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 49p
The pollution of this section of the Verdigris River was studied to determine the cause of the taste and odor that occur from time to time in the Nowata water supply. Over 170 samples were collected and analyzed from August to October, 1948. The results to not preclude the possibility of the occurence of a municipal sewage, algae, or decompoisition of organic matter. It is concluded that continued care should be exercised by the oil refineries to isolate and impound the stronger phenolic wastes, to utilize existing treatment units to the best advantage, and to avoid spills or prevent their discharge into the river.