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RECORD NUMBER: 44 OF 105
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Investigation of Coal River Basin. Report on Benefits to Water Supply and Pollution Abatement from Low-Flow Augmentation on the Coal River and Tributaries in West Virginia.|
|CORP Author||Public Health Service, Charlottesville, Va. Div. of Water Pollution Control.|
|Stock Number||PB-228 614|
|Additional Subjects||Water pollution ; Coal River Basin ; West Virginia ; Water pollution abatement ; Water sources ; Water utilization|
The report contains the findings of the Public Health Service investigation, including an evaluation of water supply and pollution abatement benefits that could accrue to proposed reservoirs on Marsh Fork and Clear Fork, tributaries to the Coal River. There are three principal types of pollution indicated in the Coal River Basin. They are: (1) coal fines from coal washeries, (2) domestic sewage from sewered communities, and (3) domestic waste and garbage discharged in an uncontrolled manner along the banks of the streams.