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Distribution of stream pollution in lake water

Digital Scholarship@UNLV

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Title Distribution of stream pollution in lake water
Creator Tew, Richard W. Egdorf, Samuel S. Deacon, James E.
Description Wastewater effluent-laden waters from Las Vegas Wash (LVW) form a density current that may be detected in Boulder Basin of Lake Mead at considerable distances from the wash estuary. This led to the suspicion that water from the inflowing stream [40 mgd (1.5 X 105 cu m/day)] might not be rapidly diluted in the enormous volume of the lake [19 mil acre-ft (2.3 X 1010 cu m)], but might persist as a recognizable entity to the vicinity of the intake of a major water source for populous Clark...
Date 1976-05-01T07:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Density currents Effluent quality Hydrobiology Hydrochemistry Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Las Vegas Wash (Nev.) Biochemistry Biology Desert Ecology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Environmental Sciences Fresh Water Studies Natural Resource Economics Natural Resources Management and Policy Water Resource Management

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