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Monitoring the water quality of the nation"s large rivers

Monitoring the water quality of the nation"s large rivers

Rio Grande NASQAN Program.

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Reston, Va.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Stream Quality Accounting Network (U.S.),
  • Water quality -- Rio Grande Watershed,
  • Rio Grande Watershed -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRio Grande NASQAN Program.
    SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- FS-083-98., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-98-083.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17741541M
    OCLC/WorldCa40416694

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    Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. It is a measure of the condition of water relative to the requirements of one or more biotic species, or to any human need or purpose. It is most frequently used by reference to a set of standards against which compliance, generally achieved through treatment of the water, can . The ultimate destination of wastewater discharged into rivers and lakes is often the ocean with negative consequences for the marine environment. The edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report, entitled “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource”.

    Monitoring of groundwater quality needs to be strengthened for parameters from pollution point of view. Table 2: Water Quality of Major Indian Rivers of India. 3. Monitoring Result The monitoring results obtained under the programme indicate that organic pollution con-tinues to be the predominant pollution of aquatic resources. The Next Generation Water Observing System provides high-fidelity, real-time data on water quantity, quality, and use to support modern water prediction and decision-support systems that are necessary for informing water operations on a daily basis and decision-making during water .


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