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RECORD NUMBER: 704 OF 5096
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Biological and Water Quality Survey of Three Tributaries to the Sangamon River: South Fork Basin, Mosquito Creek and Long Point Slough, September through November 1989.|
|Author||Short., M. B. ;|
|CORP Author||Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield. Div. of Water Pollution Control.|
|Additional Subjects||Aquatic biology ; Invertebrates ; Habitats ; Water pollution effects ; Sagamon River ; Fishes ; Population growth ; Sites ; Surveys ; Chemical analysis ; Water quality data ; Sediments ; Watersheds ; Stream flow ; Illinois ; Tables(Data) ; South Fork of Sangamon River ; Macroinvertebrates ; Tributaries ; Long Point Slough ; Mosquito Creek|
During September through November, 1989, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency central monitoring unit collected biological, water and sediment chemistry, and instream habitat data on three tributaries to the Sangamon River. The study included ten sites in the South Fork basin and one site each on Mosquito Creek and Long Point Slough. The purpose of the study was to update use support data on these streams. Prior to the survey, the area was experiencing a drought. Rainfall was 8.92 inches below average in 1988 and 7.34 inches below average in 1989.