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Water-quality characteristics of selected public recreational lakes and ponds in Connecticut

Denis F Healy

Water-quality characteristics of selected public recreational lakes and ponds in Connecticut

by Denis F Healy

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Hartford, Conn, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Connecticut,
  • Water quality management -- Connecticut

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWater quality characteristics of selected public recreational lakes and ponds in Connecticut
    Statementby Denis F. Healy and Kenneth P. Kulp ; prepared in cooperation with the state of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 95-4098
    ContributionsKulp, Kenneth P, Connecticut. Dept. of Environmental Protection, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18005756M

    The Biology of Lakes and Ponds. organic material into nutrients as food for other organisms and control the water quality in lakes to categorize different characteristics of the lakes. For example, clear, weed-free lakes are often highly valued for enhanced property values and contact recreation. However, nutrient reductions, herbicide applications, and shoreline modifications needed to maintain lakes in this condition may adversely affect fish and wildlife habitat and overall water quality.

    Preface “Limnological Aspects of Recreational Lakes” considers the many problems associated with the recreational use of lakes, reservoirs, and ponds. These standing-water bodies receive the most concentrated and varied recreational use of any waters, and . by the City of Bloomington. The location of the ponds in the study is shown in Figure 1. The objective of the survey included the following: • Characterize water quality conditions in the selected ponds in June, July, and August. • Evaluate how ponds were performing in regard to .

    water quality standards for Secchi transparency, although the Illinois Department of Public Health suggests at least 48 inches of clarity for swimming safety. Secchi transparency is a fundamental part of any lake monitoring program. It is the least expensive of the three measurements used to calculate a lake's "trophic status"—or howFile Size: 1MB. There is a substantial body of research on the effects of water quality on recreational angling. However, most studies focus on a single element in the chain of effects that connect water quality changes to the welfare of anglers, or they use a reduced form approach where some of the key variables are not accounted for explicitly.


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A survey of 25 Bloomington ponds and three lakes was conducted over the summer of and was sponsored by the City of Bloomington. The location of the ponds in the study is shown in Figure 1. The objective of the survey included the following: • Characterize water quality conditions in the selected ponds in June, July, and August.

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Sheibley, James R. Foreman, Patrick W. Moran, and Peter W. Swarzenski. Ponds and lakes are used for many purposes, such as fishing, swimming, irrigation, livestock/wildlife watering and aesthetics.

Depending on the main use or combination of uses of your lake or pond, different water quality parameters are of greater importance than others. Water-quality characteristics of six small lakes in Missouri / (Rolla, MO: Missouri Division of Geology and Land Survey, ), by James H. Barks (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Surface water resources of Sauk County / (Madison: Wisconsin Dept.

of Natural Resources, ), by Joseph R. Ball, C. Threinen, Tom D. Smith, and. most serious water quality problems originate from land uses or other activities near or in the pond.

The effects of these activities can often be minimized through proper management and early detection of problems through testing. Pond Uses and Water Quality Concerns Concerns about pond water quality are directly related to the use(s) of the pond. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is ()and the telephone number for the Water Quality Standards for Coastal and Great Lakes Recreation Waters Docket is () Docket copying costs are as follows: the first pages are free, additional copying incurs a $25 administrative fee, and each additional page is $ Public and Food Processing Water Supply All waters of Illinois are designated for Public and Food Processing Water Supply use except those designated as Secondary Contact and Indigenous Aquatic Life Waters, and other exceptions, INDIANA: (Recreational Use) All lakes and reservoirs, the St.

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Before engaging in water recreational activities, please ensure you check the most recent results.Lake water quality assessments are required under Section (a)(2) of the Clean Water Act, as amended by the Water Quality Act of For the purposes of reporting water quality assessments, significant, publicly-owned lakes cover at least 20 acres, have a public access, and support or have the potential to support the fishable.The Water Quality Standards Regulation (40 CFR (a)(1)) requires States to adopt criteria sufficient to protect designated uses which may include general statements (narrative) and specific numerical values (i.e., concentrations of contaminants and water quality characteristics).