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TMDLs in the Urban Environment
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Stuart Stein
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that more than 40% of our assessed waters still do not meet the water quality standards that states, territories, and authorized tribes have set for them. These waters include approximately 300,000 miles of rivers and shorelines. It includes approximately 5 million acres of lakes polluted
Modeling Discharge, Temperature, and Water Quality in the Tualatin River, Oregon
Language: en
Pages: 121
Authors: Stewart Rounds, Tamara M. Wood, Dennis D. Lynch
Categories: Streamflow
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Assessing the TMDL Approach to Water Quality Management
Language: en
Pages: 121
Authors: National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee to Assess the Scientific Basis of the Total Maximum Daily Load Approach to Water Pollution Reduction
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-08-24 - Publisher: National Academies Press

Over the last 30 years, water quality management in the United States has been driven by the control of point sources of pollution and the use of effluent-based water quality standards. Under this paradigm, the quality of the nation's lakes, rivers, reservoirs, groundwater, and coastal waters has generally improved as
U.S. Geological Survey Water-supply Paper
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee to Assess the Scientific Basis of the Total Maximum Daily Load Approach to Water Pollution Reduction
Categories: Water-supply
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher:

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Tmdls
Language: en
Pages: 50
Authors: Jennifer Ruffolo
Categories: Water-supply
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11-01 - Publisher: DIANE Publishing

TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loading) define how much of a pollutant a water body can tolerate on a daily basis & still meet the relevant water quality standards. All of the sources of the pollutant in the watershed combined, including non-point sources, are limited to discharging no more than that