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Main Title Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Debris in the Waters of Duck Creek in Mendenhall Valley, Alaska.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, WA. Region X.
Year Published 2000
Stock Number PB2008-111994
Additional Subjects Alaska ; Water quality standards ; Littering ; Solid wastes ; Water pollution ; Anthropogenic sources ; Creeks ; Streams ; Duck creek(Alaska) ; TMDL(Total Maximum Daily Load) ; Total maximum daily load ; Mendenhall Valley(Alaska)
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NTIS  PB2008-111994 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 03/10/2010
Collation 22p
Abstract Duck Creek is listed on the 1998 303(d) list of impaired waters in Alaska for residues, in the form of debris. The primary source of debris in the watershed is littering, which delivers wood scraps, plastics, and other solid wastes directly to the creek and makes them available for transport to the creek by wind, storm water runoff, and snowmelt events. The water quality standard for residues prohibits any anthropogenic debris to Duck Creek in order to protect designated uses of water supply, water recreation, and growth and propagation of fish, shellfish, other aquatic life, and wildlife. It is recommended that local agencies, community groups and/or volunteers continue to conduct regular clean-ups of the stream and track and publicize the types and quantities of debris removed from the creek. Citizen education also will help to inform the public about the potential adverse effects of littering and to foster a sense of stewardship in Duck Creek watershed residents.
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PUB Date Free Form 2000
Category Codes 68D; 48G; 91A; 43F
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A03
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