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Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin

S. J. Gerner

Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin

Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City, Utah, water years 1999-2000

by S. J. Gerner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services [distributor] in Salt Lake City, Utah, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrology -- Utah -- Little Cottonwood Creek Watershed (Salt Lake County),
  • Water quality -- Utah -- Little Cottonwood Creek Watershed (Salt Lake County),
  • Water quality -- Utah -- Salt Lake City Region,
  • Great Basin

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLittle Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City, Utah, water years 1999-2000
    Statementby Steven J. Gerner and Kidd M. Waddell
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 02-4276
    ContributionsWaddell, K. M. 1937-, Geological Survey (U.S.), National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13632045M
    OCLC/WorldCa52299290

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Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin by S. J. Gerner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hydrology and Water Quality of an Urban Stream Reach in the Great Basin—Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City, Utah, Water Years NATIONAL WATER-QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM By Steven J. Gerner and Kidd M. Waddell Salt Lake City, Utah U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report Cited by: 2.

Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin, Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City, Utah, water years (OCoLC) Online version: Gerner, S.J. (Steven J.). Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin. The third part is the in-stream transformation and transport processes along the streams that impact the ultimate water quality at the watershed outlet or a receiving water body.

Research is considering the effects of harvesting on a riverine wetland, and other studies are considering the effects of harvesting and site preparation on basin. Hydrology and water quality of an urban stream reach in the Great Basin: Little Cottonwood Little Cottonwood Creek near Salt Lake City, Utah, water years "National Water-Quality Assessment Program." Shipping list no.: P.

Also. Highlights We review the state of knowledge in urban rainfall, hydrology and stormwater management. There are promising new technologies for measuring and predicting rainfall and runoff. Stormwater must be managed as a resource to protect the flow regime and water quality.

Managing the urban water balance has environmental and human benefits. Climate change poses a significant challenge to Cited by: Designing urban stream restoration and conduit daylighting to enhance aquatic habitat, community open space, water quality, and stream stability.

Experience: NHC has over 30 years of experience working with both private and public organizations in planning, designing, and implementing urban hydrology and water quality projects. The water needs of irrigators downstream from the canyon mouths are satisfied with water diverted out of the Jordan River and transported across the valley in a system of canals.

Some of the water from the Jordan River is imported to the urbanized reach of Little Cottonwood Creek. The flood stage for the urban waterways is feet ( m). Aquatic biological monitoring, sampling for water chemistry, and chemical analyses of bottom material were used to assess water quality in two urban streams.

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