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Main Title Urbanization, Water Pollution, and Public Policy.
Author Care, George W. ; Zoble, Leonard ; Greenber, Michael R. ; Hordo, Robert M. ;
CORP Author Barnard Coll., New York.
Year Published 1972
Report Number DI-14-31-0001-3147; OWRR-C-1629; 14437; C-1629(1)
Stock Number PB-212 253
Additional Subjects ( Water pollution ; Regional planning) ; ( New York ; Water pollution) ; ( Water quality ; Regional planning) ; Sewage treatment ; Hydrology ; Estuaries ; Stream pollution ; Government policies ; Statistical analysis ; Urbanization ; Mathematical models ; Data processing ; Monitors ; Industrial wastes ; Dissolved oxygen ; Oxygen ; Biochemical oxygen demand ; Chlorination ; Coliform bacteria ; Metals ; Organic compounds ; Viruses ; Trends ; Sewage treatment effluents ; New York City(New York)
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NTIS  PB-212 253 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract The water surveillance network of supply and waste disposal systems of the New York Metropolitan Region was examined in detail. The structure, operation, data storage and exchange were found to be inadequate for the integrated management of the region's water resources. The viability of the urban water regime is totally dependent on chlorination technology, but the monitoring system plays a negligible role. Recommendations were made for the improvement of the surveillance net. From the best data subsets, a pollution simulation model was developed and tested, using several parameters of urbanization as independent variables, population growth, percent impermeable surface, industrial waste coefficients. The results of the simulation of future behavior indicate that the policy of favoring large regional sewage plants is questionable and that there may be an ecologic ceiling to further development if water quality is to be maintained. (Author)
Highlights Notes Picks the New York City region as an example to see if pollution control is keeping up with urbanization.
PUB Date Free Form 1972,
Category Codes 13B; 68D; 53E; 91H
NTIS Prices PC A11/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326532523
Origin NTIS
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