Connecticut River water quality assessment report

Publisher: New Hampshire Dept. of Environmental Services in Concord, N.H, Waterbury, Vt. : Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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  • Water quality management -- Connecticut River Watershed.

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Richard A. Flanders, Michael Kline.
ContributionsFlanders, Richard A., Kline, Michael., New Hampshire. Dept. of Environmental Services., Vermont. Dept. of Environmental Conservation.
LC ClassificationsTD225.C74 C643 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL94521M
LC Control Number99205942

Most of the river system's water use can be classified as industrial since very little mainstem or tributary water is used for consumption. The industrial activities within the basin are widely diversified. In the comprehensive report on the Connecticut River Basin Appendix D - Water Supply and Water Quality. CRC leads in creation of the SIlvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. The Connecticut River designated by the EPA as an American Heritage River - one of only 14 in the U.S, Opened water testing lab to process water samples for bacteria. Additional information about drinking water quality and treatment for this source(s) is available in the Ridgewood Hills Association, Inc.’s annual Consumer Confidence Report. The assessment of this source(s) and other comparable drinking water sources throughout Connecticut generally finds that. Water Quality Standards Regulations: Connecticut Presented below are water quality standards in effect for Clean Water Act (CWA) purposes for this state. EPA is posting these standards as a convenience to users and has made a reasonable effort to assure their accuracy.

dams, water quality/pollution, changing marine conditions, overharvest and bycatch. Findings of that assessment included recommendations to fill in substantial data gaps and improve monitoring efforts, including data for the Connecticut River. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has been. The Connecticut River and its tributaries are much cleaner today than they were decades ago. The Clean Water Act, smart investments, and the hard work of many people have made this possible. But, there are times – particularly after rain – when bacteria in our rivers still might make you sick. This report contains geologic, ground-water, and quality-of-water data collected and compiled for a water resources investigation of the upper As defined for this investigation~ the upper Connecticut River basin is a square-mile area in north-central Connecticut. Air in Connecticut. Real-time information about today's air quality forecast in Connecticut's cities and counties on ; MyAir for Connecticut MyAir shows many different kinds of air data for Connecticut. MyClimate for Connecticut MyClimate shows greenhouse gas emissions by sector, and other kinds of climate data, for Connecticut.

  A unique study began Tuesday on the Connecticut River in Franklin County to determine how much Massachusetts may contribute to poor water quality in Connecticut's Long Island Sound. Water-Quality History • “An Act Concerning the Pollution of Water and Creating a State Water Commission” • ’s: Wastewater discharge to the Connecticut part of the basin had reached about 41 MGD • Only about 35 percent with treatment. Elk River, West Virginia. Credit: Craig Stihler, WVDNR: Service officials begin pre-assessment at 's Elk River spill. Janu As much as 7, gallons of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, or crude MCHM, leaked into the Elk River on January 9 near the Kanawha Valley Water Treatment Plant in Charleston, If your sample matches three of the yes descriptions above, you may have found Didymo. We'd like to know! Please send a dime-sized sample in small container or folded in a business card to: Maine DEP Invasive Species Program, State House Stat Augusta ME Contact us at telephone , or email [email protected]; Be sure to include your name, address and phone or email .

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River and Stream Water Quality Monitoring. DEEP has monitored rivers and streams for water quality since the s.

Current annual monitoring efforts include the collection of water chemistry, water temperature, macroinvertebrate community, fish community, diatom community, and indicator bacteria data from locations throughout the State. These data are used to assess the health of individual. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

Open PDF file, KB, for Connecticut River Basin - Water Quality Assessment Report, Appendix H, Connecticut Water Management Act & NPDES Permitting (PDF KB) Open PDF file, KB, for Connecticut River Basin - Water Quality Assessment Report, Appendix I, Holyoke Coal Tar Site Summary (PDF KB).

The Annual Water Quality Report also includes information about a Source Water Assessment done by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), which is used to assess the susceptibility of water sources to potential contamination. We operate 70 different water systems across the state.

Find your system’s water report below. designated river (b) assessment summary report: assessment cycle connecticut river watershed report page 2 of 2 date: 4/30/10 assessment unit id assessment unit name aquatic life swimming boating fish consump.

nhimp connecticut river - dodge falls 3-pas 2-g 2-g 4a-m nhriv connecticut river 2-g 2-g 2-g 4a-m. 40 LIST OF TABLES WATER SUPPLY ASSESSMENT TABLE TITLE FOLLOWING PAGE 1.

1 Upper Connecticut River Area Population Data 1. 4 1. 2 Profile of WUCC Questionnaire Returns 1. 6 1. 3 Community Summary ies Connecticut River water quality assessment report book.

8 1. 4 Summary of Water Utility Data 1. 11 1. 5 Potential Future Groundwater Supply Sources 1. 15 1. 5A Potential Future Surface Water Supply Sources 1. 16 1. 6A. Bi-state Connecticut River Water Quality Assessment From toa bi-state Connecticut River watershed water quality assessment was done by New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) and Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in response to a request by the Joint Commissions and with funding from EPA.

Connecticut River from the Quebec/Vermont border down to the confluence of the Nulhegan River at North Stratford, New Hampshire comprise this section of the assessment report. These rivers and streams are waterbodies VT, VT, and VT in the River Assessment database.

The major lakes and ponds in these towns. affect water-quality conditions regionally and nationally. This report is intended to summarize major findings that emerged between and from the water-quality assessment of the Connecticut, Housatonic, and Thames River Basins Study Unit and to relate these findings to water-quality issues of regional and national concern.

The Farmington River is a river, miles ( km) in length along its main stem, which is located in northwest Connecticut with major tributaries extending into southwest its longest branch (the West Branch), the Farmington's length increases to miles ( km), making it the Connecticut River's longest tributary by a mere miles ( km) over the major river.

This retrospective report examines available nutrient, suspended sediment, and pesticide data in surface and ground water in the Connecticut, Housatonic and Thames Rivers Study Unit of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program. The purpose of this study is to improve the understanding of natural and anthropogenic factors affecting water quality in the study unit.

A) Connecticut River Project data indicated that water chemistry in this section of river fully supports aquatic life, for pH and dissolved oxygen. However, because this part of the river is smaller than a 4th order stream, state standards require biological data for a full assessment.

Connecticut River, and go south or downstream. The last water quality/aquatic habitat assessment report for Basin 13 streams was done in April and that report can be found here.

There was no basin plan done for Basin 13 but there was a Basin (Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River. The Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England region of the United States, flowing roughly southward for miles ( km) through four rises at the U.S. border with Quebec, Canada, and discharges at Long Island Sound.

Its watershed encompas square miles (29, km 2), covering parts of five U.S. states and one Canadian province, via tributaries, 38 of. Water Quality Assessment of the New England Coastal Basins in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island: Environmental Settings and Implications for Water Quality and Aquatic Biota - Water-Quality Data and Methods of Analysis for Samples Collected Near a Plume of Sewage-Contaminated Groundwater, Ashumet Valley, Cape Cod.

NATIONAL WATER-QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM The Connecticut River and Long Island Sound Coastal Rivers Inthe U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began to implement a full-scale National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) program. The long-term goals of the NAWQA program are to describe the status.

Connecticut River Joint Commissions in to identify areas where sediment could be stored before reaching the Connecticut River mainstem (see tributary assessment report). This report focuses on near term efforts (bioengineering) to reduce bank erosion rates at the Business Park while longer term initiatives to reduce sediment inputs from the.

Get this from a library. Pesticides in surface water in the Connecticut, Housatonic, and Thames River basins, [Marc James Zimmerman; National Water-Quality Assessment Program (U.S.); Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Get this from a library. Water quality in the Connecticut, Housatonic, and Thames River basins, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, [Stephen P Garabedian; Geological Survey (U.S.);] -- Summarizes findings that emerged between from water quality assessment of the Connecticut, Housatonic and Thames River Basins Study; topics.

Grady, S.J., and Garabedian, S.P.,National Water-Quality Assessment Program--The Connecticut River and Long Island Sound Coastal Rivers: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report2 p. Harris, Sandra L.,Inorganic and organic constituents and grain-size distribution in streambed sediment and ancillary data for the.

CT River Flow Model, Draft Assessment Report page 6 understand their diverse perspectives on flow issues, what they perceive as the primary issues the Connecticut River Basin is facing, ideas on how flow might be managed differently, and to get an idea of.

This is the tenth year of the program that tests for contamination at more than locations along the Connecticut River and its major tributaries, and puts the results online.

Westchester County and a nonprofit environmental group have been awarded a federal grant to develop a water quality improvement plan for the Hutchinson River. ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW - During winter, ice formation may cause stage and discharge values to appear higher than expected.

Ice effects may be minor (occurring only at night and early morning) with baseline flows obvious, or the effects may be major (stage constantly increases over several days or weeks) resulting in greatly erroneous discharge. Connecticut River Basin: CONNECTICUT RIVER NEAR NORTHFIELD, MA: 12/01 EST: -- CONNECTICUT R AT I BRIDGE AT HOLYOKE, MA: 12/01 EST Page Contact Information: Connecticut Water Data Maintainer Page Last Modified:.

water quality in the segment as part of its assessment work and presented the findings in the report “Connecticut River Basin Water Quality Assessment Report” (Nov ; Report # AC-1). The report indicated that the segment did not meet uses for fish consumption due to. Connecticut’s Water Quality – What’s the Top Water Problems in Major Cities of CT As one of the smallest states with just over 4, square miles to its name, Connecticut is.

New England’s biggest river is four hundred miles of power and beauty – a special place to enjoy on your boat. When you go, understand the boating speed laws help prevent bank erosion r.

This website is based on a water quality sampling program developed in in partnership with UMass Water Resources Research Center, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, and Connecticut River Joint Commissions.

Connecticut River watershed (segment ) and is a Class B Water which has not been assessed. See (d)(list) at 60; Connecticut River Watershed Water Quality Assessment Report (MassDEP ) at Designated uses are the same as for the Connecticut and Chicopee Rivers above. Limitations and Conditions.

Connecticut Fishing Report. Andrew, at Fishin Factory III in Middletown, told me that blackfishing remains the main game in CT this week. The water temp has dropped a bit and it seems were in the midst of a great big fish week! Limits have been pretty easy to come by in most of the common spots, as they haven’t been fished out just yet.

Connecticut Fishing Forecast. The constant strong winds have continued to keep reports to a minimum, but things finally seem to be improving a bit for the weekend. False albacore reports remain good in Rhode Island, and more seem to be showing up in the sound, albeit inconsistently.The Concord River is a mile-long ( km) tributary of the Merrimack River in eastern Massachusetts in the United States.

The river drains a small rural and suburban region northwest of of the most famous small rivers in U.S. history, it was the scene of an important early battle of the American Revolutionary War and was the subject of a famous 19th-century book by Henry .