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Water quality trends in the Las Vegas Wash wetlands

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Title Water quality trends in the Las Vegas Wash wetlands
Creator Morris, F. A. Paulson, L. J.
Description The Las Vegas Wash is a wetlands ecosystem that acts to buffer the effects of wastewater discharges on the receiving waters of Lake Mead. The wash is the terminus for the 4,144 km2 Las Vegas Valley drainage basin, emptying into Las Vegas Bay of Lake Mead (Colorado River). It is in the northern Mojave desert, which receives an average of only 10 cm of rainfall annually. The Las Vegas Wash is technically an artificial wetland supported almost entirely by the perennial flows from sewage...
Date 1983-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/34 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1039&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Effluent quality Engineered wetlands Impoundments Las Vegas Bay (Nev.) Las Vegas Wash (Nev.) Limnology Nitrogen concentrations Solid waste management Waste water reclamation Biochemistry Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Environmental Sciences Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Sustainability Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology

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