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Las Vegas Wash water quality monitoring program: 1996 Report of findings

Digital Scholarship@UNLV

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Title Las Vegas Wash water quality monitoring program: 1996 Report of findings
Creator Roline, Richard A. Sartoris, James J. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation U.S. Geological Survey
Description Las Vegas Wash, a natural wash east of the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, carries stormwater, groundwater drainage, and sewage effluent from three sewage treatment plants to Lake Mead. The Wash provides nearly the only surface water outlet for the entire 2,193 mi2 of Las Vegas Valley. A drainage area of 1,586 mi2 contributes directly to the Wash through surface flow which is channeled to Las Vegas Bay of Lake Mead, while drainage of the remaining 607 mi2 is presumably subsurface and may drain...
Date 1997-04-15T07:00:00Z
Type text
Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Effluent quality Environmental monitoring Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Las Vegas Wash (Nev.) Salinity Water contamination Water quality Watersheds Biochemistry Biology Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Natural Resources Management and Policy Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Water Resource Management

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