Urban land-use study plan for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Reston, Va .
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  • National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.),
  • Land use, Urban -- United States

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Other titlesUrban land use study plan for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 96-217
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v
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Open LibraryOL14480080M

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The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program study. The Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River basin, located in the southeastern United States (fig. 1), was among the first 20 NAWQA study units selected for study in (Wangsness and Frick, ). Several programs and initiatives of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contribute information useful in identifying emerging drinking water contaminants. These programs include the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program, the Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, and the Drinking Water. National Water-Quality Assessment Program DOI. United States Geological Survey. The NAWQA program "develops long-term consistent and comparable information on streams, ground water, and aquatic ecosystems to support sound management and policy decisions.". This document is a description of the present water quality monitoring program and a proposal for a comprehensive statewide water quality monitoring program for Missouri. 2. Objectives The overall objective of the monitoring program is to provide data sufficient to allow a water quality assessment of all waters of the Size: KB.

The National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project provides an understanding of water-quality conditions; whether conditions are getting better or worse over time; and how natural features and human activities affect those conditions. Regional and national assessments are possible because of a consistent study design and uniform methods of data collection and analysis. National Water Quality Assessment Program Comparison of Two Methods for Delineating urban, and natural sources of contamination. Each assessment is guided by a nationally consistent study design and methods of sampling and analysis. The assessments land-use study within a survey of a. KC Urban Water Quality Monitoring - Since , staff in EPA's Region 7 office in Kansas City have actively monitored water quality of 13 urban streams and are developing an urban specific protocol. EPA is also building a monitoring and data sharing partnership for metropolitan Kansas City. This book was awarded the American Institute of Architecture Honor Award for Community Design. 2. An analysis of land use change impacts in the US was completed in collaboration with The Keystone Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. 3. A three-year analysis of the impact of land use change on water quality in North West Arkansas was completed.