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WRRCTMR No.31 A Preliminary Study of Some Ecological Effects of Sugar Mill Waste Discharge on Water Quality and Marine Life, Kilauea, Kauai

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Title WRRCTMR No.31 A Preliminary Study of Some Ecological Effects of Sugar Mill Waste Discharge on Water Quality and Marine Life, Kilauea, Kauai
Creator Russo, Anthony R
Subject Kilauea Sugar Company Marine organisms -- Effect of water pollution on -- Hawaii -- Kauai. Sugar factories -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- Hawaii -- Kauai. Sugarcane industry -- Environmental aspects -- Hawaii -- Kauai. Water -- Pollution -- Hawaii -- Kauai. Water quality -- Hawaii -- Kauai.
Description Mill discharge from Kilauea Sugar Company discolors the receiving waters off the north coast of Kauai and increases the turbidity thirtyfold over that for normal waters. Coral growth is abundant in this area except near the mill discharge outfall. The epibenthic community is dominated by a single genus of coral, Montipora, and shows very little diversity. Bagasse and other cane debris were observed and photographed on intertidal reefs and in the subtidal zone as far as three miles from the...
Date 1971-09
Type Report
Identifier Russo AR, 1971. A preliminary study of some ecological effects of sugar mill waste discharge on water quality and marine life, Kilauea, Kauai. Honolulu (HI): Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. WRRC technical memorandum report, 31. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/5564
Language en-US
Relation WRRC Technical Memorandum Report 31
Publisher Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa

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