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Summary report on water pollution, Western Great Lakes drainage basin

United States. Division of Water Supply and Pollution Control.

Summary report on water pollution, Western Great Lakes drainage basin

by United States. Division of Water Supply and Pollution Control.

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Published by Public Health Service, Federal Security Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Great Lakes (North America)

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Western Great Lakes Drainage Basin

    Other titlesWestern Great Lakes Drainage Basin
    Statementprepared by Federal Security Agency, Public Health Service, Division of Water Pollution Control, Upper Mississippi and Great Lakes Drainage Basins Office, in cooperation with Illinois Sanitary Water Board, Indiana Stream Pollution Control Board, Michigan Water Resources Commission, Minnesota Department of Health, Wisconsin Committee on Water Pollution
    SeriesPublic Health Service publication -- no. 143, Water pollution series -- no. 14
    ContributionsUnited States. Federal Security Agency, United States. Public Health Service
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15382151M

    The information was gathered by the Great Lakes-Illinois River Basins (GLIRB) Project, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, Department of the Interior, during its study of'the Great Lakes Basin. The area (See Figure l-l) within the scope of this report includes the Grand River and the entire watershed tributary to the Grand River. EPA's National Lakes Assessment found that almost 20 percent of lakes surveyed had been impacted by nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. The report also showed that poor lake conditions related to nitrogen or phosphorus pollution doubled the likelihood of poor ecosystem health.

    Great Lakes Drainage Basin. likes. The Great Lakes Drainage Basin holds 20% of the World fresh water resources. Michigan sits in the center of the drainage basin.   This is a special report of the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) Great Lakes – St Lawrence River Adaptive Management (GLAM) Committee covering the hydroclimate, flows and water level conditions, as well as their impacts on multiple interests, experienced in throughout the Great Lakes-St Lawrence River system.

    The attention to the fate of ground water in the Great Lakes Basin has prompted scientific studies. A USGS report published in titled “The Importance of Ground Water in the Great Lakes Region” (Water-Resources Investigation Report ) reviewed what was known about this subject and what was not. The report includes a series of. 1 Promoting Pollution Prevention in the Great Lakes BasinPromoting Pollution Prevention in the Great Lakes Basin Report on Grant Program EXECUTIVE SUMMARY From through , the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) awarded over.


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