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Main Title Assessment of Interstate Streams in the Susquehanna River Basin, Monitoring Report No. 19, July 1 2004 Through June 30, 2005.
Author L. Y. Steffy; D. L. Sitlinger
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Assessment and Watershed Protection Div.
Year Published 2006
Report Number PUB-NO-244; I-003991-04
Stock Number PB2010-101138
Subjects Watersheds; Bioassessments; Streams; Water pollution monitoring; Data synthesis methods; Tables (Data); Figures; Stream discharge; Water samples; Field chemistry; Macroinvertebrate sampling; Physical habitat sampling; Interstate streams; Susquehanna River Basin; Water quality indices
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB2010-101138 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/14/2010
Collation 148p
Abstract The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) used a water quality index (WQI) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys (USEPAs) Rapid Bioassessment Protocol III (RBP III) to assess the chemical water quality, biological conditions, and physical habitat of 52 sample sites in the Interstate Streams Water Quality Network from July 1, 2004, to June 30, 2005. Seventy-two of 734 possible parameter observations exceeded water quality standards. Assessment results indicate that approximately 49 percent of the sites supported nonimpaired biological communities. Water quality impacts in the NYPA border streams continue to be mostly from metals, while most PA-MD border sites continued to have higher nitrogen and nitrate values, in addition to some elevated metals.
Supplementary Notes See also PB2010-101136 and PB2010-101137.
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PUB Date Free Form 30 Aug 2006
Category Codes 68D; 91A; 43F; 57H
NTIS Prices PC A08
Document Type NT
Control Number 100700510
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
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