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Water-quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland

Robert A. Hainly

Water-quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland

sources, characteristics, analysis and limitations of nutrient and suspended-sediment data, 1975-90

by Robert A. Hainly

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Geological Survey [distributor] in Lemoyne, Pa, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Susquehanna River Watershed,
  • Nutrient pollution of water -- Susquehanna River Watershed,
  • Suspended sediments -- Susquehanna River Watershed

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWater quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland: sources, characteristics, analysis, and limitations of nutrient and suspended sediment data, 1975-90
    Statementby Robert A. Hainly and Connie A. Loper
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 97-4209
    ContributionsLoper, Connie A, Geological Survey (U.S.), National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13622404M
    OCLC/WorldCa38285527

    BIOLOGICAL STREAM ASSESSMENT Lower Susquehanna River Broome and Tioga Counties, New York Susquehanna River Basin Survey date: August 8, Report date: April 1, Jeff Lojpersberger Alexander J. Smith Elizabeth Mosher Diana Heitzman Brian T. Duffy Margaret A. Novak Stream Biomonitoring Unit Bureau of Water Assessment and Management. Susquehanna River Basin Water Quality Assessment (b) Report, Publication #, May This report by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission is an assessment of the use support status of the basin’s rivers and streams, as required by Section (b) of the federal Clean Water Act. High concentrations of nitrate in both ground and surface water have been identified as a significant water-quality issue in the Lower Susquehanna River Basin. This report uses data collected by the National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program in the basin and compares nitrate concentrations found in ground water and surface water on both a spatial and temporal basis and . Surface Water Quality in Maryland Assessment Unit ID: MD). Section (d) of the The Conowingo Dam/Susquehanna River watershed is located in the Lower Susquehanna River sub-basin of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The Susquehanna River is a free flowing river, at Susquehanna River between the Pennsylvania-Maryland border and the.


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The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is an interstate agency that coordinates the management of water resources in the Susquehanna River Basin. Our mission is to enhance public welfare through comprehensive planning, water supply allocation, and management of water resources.

The SRBC website provides public information, explains the structure of the Commission, provides. Water-quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland: environmental setting / By Dennis W. Risser, Steven F. Siwiec, National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.) and Geological Survey.

Water-quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland: environmental setting Water-Resources Investigations Report 94. comprising the Susquehanna River Basin are no exception. While a very small percent of the water use in the Susquehanna Basin is directed towards agricultural use (about 1%), a significant portion of land cover in the Basin is agricultural.

The Lower Susquehanna Basin holds the majority of the agricultural uses, with 36% of the. The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment.

Created in Septemberthe LSRWA team is a group of experts and scientists from federal and state agencies whose purpose is to estimate and evaluate the quantities of sediment (and associated nutrients) flowing downstream to the system of hydroelectric dams located on the Susquehanna River.

Inthe Lower Susquehanna River basin was among the first 20 NAWQA study units selected for study under the full-scale implementation plan.

DESCRIPTION OF THE LOWER SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN STUDY UNIT. The Susquehanna River drains ab square miles of New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. Water Quality in the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland, By Bruce D.

Lindsey, Kevin J. Breen, Michael D. Bilger, and Robin A. Brightbill CONTENTS National Water-Quality Assessment Program 1 Summary of major issues and findings 2 Environmental setting and hydrologic conditions 4 Major issues and findings 6. Water-quality assessment of the Lower Susquehanna River Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland - Deposition and simulation of sediment transport in the Lower Susquehanna River reservoir system - Use of stable isotopes of carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur to identify sources of nitrogen in surface waters in the Lower Susquehanna River basin, Pennsylvania.

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It drains a mixture of both rural and urban land comprising nearly 6, square miles of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, from Sunbury, Pa., to the mouth of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace, Md.

The Lower Susquehanna River Subbasin includes the urban areas of. Book: water quality assessment report: Susquehanna River basin. Transport through Three Reservoirs in the Lower Susquehanna River Basin,U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment, Phase 1, Appendix A with 3 Attachments Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S.

Size: 2MB. report, “The Susquehanna River Basin Water Quality Assessment (b) Report,” issued December PART I: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Susquehanna River dra square miles from parts of New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, and contributes over half of the freshwater inflow to the Chesapeake Bay.

Of the. The Lower Susquehanna River in Maryland receives water from a 27, square mile drainage of the Susquehanna River in the states of Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York. Land use in the Lower Susquehanna River sub-basin is primarily agricultural use (52 percent) although forested areas comprise almost 35 percent of the land area and 13File Size: 5MB.

Lower Susquehanna River Basin study unit, Pennsylvania and Maryland. 13 3. Barchart showing the distribution of bacteria among count ranges in the ground water from wells sampled as part of the National Water- Quality Assessment in the Lower Susquehanna River Basin studyCited by: 5.

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The distribution of openings is a function of lithology, depth, and topography. Local flow systems account for most of the total ground-water flow. Average annual recharge for the lower basin is 1, million gallons per day, most of which discharges to streams.

Water Quality. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) includes several programs to protect and manage clean water and public health. The water quality program implements portions of the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law (P.LAct ofas amended (35 P.S. §§ et seq.)) and the federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C.

§ et seq. ()). Bacteriological quality of ground water used for household supply, Lower Susquehanna River basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland This report describes the bacteriological results of a ground-water study conducted from to as part of the U.S.

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Front Street n Harrisburg, Pennsylvania n () n January The Susquehanna River is among the largest river systems in the United States, running miles from Cooperstown, NY, to Havre de Grace, MD. The Susquehanna River Basin contains more t miles of waterways.

Lower Susquehanna River Subbasin Year-1 Survey Susquehanna River Basin Commission Report by Ellyn Campbell Supervisor, Monitoring and Assessment A Water Quality and Biological Assessment April - July 2 Description of the Lower Susquehanna River Subbasin.

The Susquehanna River is in the U.S. States of Maryland, Pennsylvania and New ofthe Susquehanna drainage basin population was 3, Its total area is 27, square miles (71, km 2), and in square miles (1, km 2) were developed, 8, square miles (20, km 2) were used for agriculture, 18, square miles (47, km 2) were forested, 27, square miles.

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Gerhart and George J. Lazorchick Abstract Ground water in the 3,square-mile lower Sus­ quehanna River basin occupies secondary openings in bedrock.

The distribution of openings is a function of lithology, depth, and topography. Local flow systems ac­Cited by:. Susquehanna River Basin Ecological Flow Management Study Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 1: Introduction The Susquehanna River basin drains an area exceed square miles, including about half the land area of Pennsylvania and portions of New York and Maryland.

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