||Water quality assessment : a screening procedure for toxic and conventional pollutants in surface and ground water. Part 3 (Revised 1985) /
Mills, W. B. ;
Porcella, D. B. ;
Ungs, M. J. ;
Gherini, S. A. ;
Summers, K. V.
||Tetra Tech, Inc., Lafayette, CA.;Environmental Research Lab., Athens, GA.
|| Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Water quality--United States. ;
Water quality management--United States. ;
Organic compounds ;
Hazardous materials ;
Water pollution ;
Ground water ;
Mathematical models ;
Biochemical oxygen demand ;
Dissolved gases ;
Sediment transport ;
Path of pollutants ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||185 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
New technical developments in the field of water quality assessment and a re-ordering of water quality priorities prompted a revision of the first two editions of this manual. The utility of the revised manual is enhanced by the inclusion of methods to predict the transport and fate of toxic chemicals in ground water and to predict the fate of metals in rivers. In addition, major revisions are completed on Chapters 2, (organic toxicants), 3 (waste loadings), 5 (impoundments) that reflect recent advancements in these fields. Applying the manuals's simple techniques, the user is now capable of assessing the loading and fate of conventional pollutants (temperature, biochemical oxygen demand-dissolved oxygen, nutrients, and sediments) and toxic pollutants (from the list of U.S. EPA priority pollutants) in streams, impoundments, estuaries, and ground waters. The techniques are readily programmed on hand-held calculators or microcomputers.
"September 1985." Includes bibliographical references. "Contract no. 68-03-3131." "EPA/600/6-85/002C." Microfiche.