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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Basic Water Monitoring Program.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Monitoring and Data Support Div.
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA-440/9-76-025;
Stock Number PB84-178466
Additional Subjects Water quality ; Water pollution ; Quality assurance ; Assessments ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Surveys ; Sampling ; Aquatic biology ; State government ; Toxic substances ; Monitoring ; Biological processes ; Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB84-178466 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 57p
The Basic Water Monitoring Program was developed to bring structure and order to State Monitoring Programs in response to Public Law 92-500. (1) The program is designed to redirect State monitoring from fixed-station single discharge to an intensive survey approach. (2) Identify dischargers and assess their water quality impact. (3) Define number and type of stations operated by States. (4) Provide a coordinated nationwide assessment of selected toxic pollutants. (5) Ensure that data collected are used in decision-making process and to educate the public and inform the Congress.