Estimated loadings of partially treated domestic wastewater on Galveston Bay

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dc.contributor.author Guillen, G.J.; Phillips, D.; Harper, J.A.; Larson, J.R. en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.contributor.other en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-15T17:31:28Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-15T17:31:28Z
dc.date.issued 1994 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1969.3/25473
dc.description 116 pages; available for download at the link below. en_US
dc.description.abstract The potential impacts of partially treated effluent on adjacent water bodies are numerous. These impacts include reductions in dissolved oxygen, eutrophication, and elevated fecal coliform levels. However, quantification of the quantities and effects of all but the most severe bypasses and overflows has been difficult to determine. Severe bypasses from faulty collection systems have contributed to fish kills in the past. Sources of partially treated effluent include bypasses of partially treated effluent from collection lines and at wastewater treatment plants, and runoff from improperly designed septic tank systems. Information provided in this report will provide a preliminary estimate of the loading attributable to partially treated effluent. Due to the scarcity of data these estimates are rather crude and are intended to provide a relative estimate of the amount of loading attributable to these sources. en_US
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dc.publisher Galveston Bay National Estuary Program en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8368 en_US
dc.relation.uri http://gbic.tamug.edu/gbeppubs/41/GBNEP-41.html en_US
dc.subject waste discharge; wastewater; sewage disposal; wastewater treatment; water analysis; water pollution; eutrophication; dissolved oxygen (DO); pollution effects; sewage effluents; coliforms en_US
dc.title Estimated loadings of partially treated domestic wastewater on Galveston Bay en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.place Webster, TX en_US
dc.series GBNEP-41 en_US
dc.vol-issue GBNEP-41 en_US
dc.geo-code Galveston Bay; Trinity River; San Jacinto River en_US
dc.location GBIC Circulating Collection; GBIC Reference Collection; GBIC Archival Collection; GBIC OFFICE en_US
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dc.acquisition-src GBNEP en_US
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dc.history 12/10/04 eas; 11/23/04 eas en_US
dc.call-no QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 41 c.1-2 GBAY; REF QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 41 GBAY; ARCHIVE QH 541.5 .E8 G32 no. 41 GBAY en_US

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