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Changes in the morphometry of Las Vegas Wash and the impact on water quality

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Title Changes in the morphometry of Las Vegas Wash and the impact on water quality
Creator Roline, Richard A. Sartoris, James J. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Description Las Vegas Wash, a natural wash east of Las Vegas, Nevada, carries stormwater, groundwater drainage, and sewage effluent from two sewage treatment plants to Lake Mead. Over 80 percent of the normal discharge of approximately 3.4 m3/s (120 ft3/s) consists of effluent from the City of Las Vegas and Clark County sewage treatment plants. Beginning in the 1950s, a large wetland area developed along the wash that supported waterfowl populations and contributed to some water quality transformations....
Date 1988-01-01T08:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Identifier http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/water_pubs/86 http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1091&context=water_pubs
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Ammonia Dissolved oxygen Environmental monitoring Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Las Vegas Wash (Nev.) Sedimentation and deposition Water contamination Water quality Watersheds Biochemistry Biology Desert Ecology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Sustainability Water Resource Management

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