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investigation of alternative means of achieving water quality objectives

Kenneth Donald Kerri

investigation of alternative means of achieving water quality objectives

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Written in English

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  • Water resources development -- Oregon -- Willamette River Watershed.

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    Statementby Kenneth Donald Kerri.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages177
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    Open LibraryOL14290402M

    basic concepts of to this goal are straightforward, focusing on water access and quality. Access to water needs to be sustainable to ensure availability in areas where water is scarce and existing sources are unreliable. Additionally, water needs to be safe - meaning free of pathogens and harmful chemicals - so there are no human health risks.   River water quality analysis is ultimately performed to ensure safety—specifically, that certain chemical, physical, and biological parameters are within safe limits. Polluted water has many negative effects like threatening fish and shellfish, co. Water quality, which describes the chemical, physical and biological content of water, is influenced by a variety of factors including substances present in the air, soil and rocks, industrial activities, and runoff from urban areas. Thus, good water quality is not easy to achieve.


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AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF KENNETH DONALD KERRI for the Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Name) (Degree) (Major) Date thesis is presented Az /trrzz Title AN INVESTIGATION OF ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ACHIEVING WATER QUALITY OBJECTIVES Abstract approved Major professor Storage of water for water quality control is one of the alter- native means of achieving water quality objectives.

An investigation of alternative means of achieving water quality Storage of water for water quality control is one of the alternative means of achieving water quality objectives. A minimum cost solution to achieve a water quality objective is obtained employing nonlinear programming techniques which analyze the assimilative capacity of Cited by: 5.

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