If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Scientific Studies Supporting Development of a Dissolved Oxygen TMDL

$20.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Scientific studies are being conducted to support the implementation of a dissolved oxygen TMDL in the San Joaquin River, CA. The Upstream Dissolved Oxygen TMDL Project combines traditional monitoring with scientific studies to address outstanding questions concerning how algae grow and accumulate in the SJR. It can be demonstrated that phytoplankton biomass production occurs in-situ, rather than as the result of biomass inputs from sources such as farm-ponds and agricultural drains. Although TMDL requirements are based on controlling loads, phytoplankton biokinetics are a function of nutrient concentrations, therefore evaluating water quality at the watershed level is an important step in developing a phytoplankton biomass control plan. Nonparametric methods are being used to rank drainages throughout the study reach and to develop water quality indexes with the objective of providing stakeholders a practical, scientific tool for setting remediation priorities on a watershed scale.

Keywords: ALGAE; EUTROPHIC; LOWLAND RIVER; PHYTOPLANKTON; WATER QUALITY

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193317708X281479

Publication date: January 1, 2008

More about this publication?
  • Water Practice™ publishes peer-reviewed articles and reports focusing on applied water studies. Topics include monitoring, facility operations and maintenance, management, policy, and other issues of interest and concern to water practitioners. The Journal publishes on a monthly to bi-monthly basis and is available online only.
  • Membership Information
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect 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