Skip to main content

WHO'S ON FIRST? WHEN YOUR COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOWS (CSOs) DISCHARGE INTO A CREEK DESIGNATED AS A SUPERFUND SITE, HOW ARE CSO WATER QUALITY IMPACTS ASSESSED?—THE KOKOMO, INDIANA STORY

Buy Article:

$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Or sign up for a free trial

Kokomo, Indiana, has 25 Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) that discharge into three separate streams pursuant to a newly issued NPDES permit. Two of the water bodies into which the CSOs discharge have been identified as Operating Units (OU) of the Continental Steel Superfund Site (CSSS) with pollutants of concern in the sediment consisting of heavy metals and organic chemicals. As a prerequisite to creating the CSO Long Term Control Plan (LTCP), the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) required Kokomo to conduct a stream reach characterization and evaluation of each water body to: (1) assess the environmental impacts, if any, caused specifically by CSO discharges; (2) objectively establish a priority rank order by which CSOs will be addressed in the LTCP; and (3) to establish an in-situ baseline of the aquatic environment utilizing physical, biological, and chemical metrics to assess the future efficacy of a LTCP.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2002-01-01

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more