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The Effects of impoundments on salinity in the Colorado River

Digital Scholarship@UNLV

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Title The Effects of impoundments on salinity in the Colorado River
Creator Paulson, Larry J. Baker, John R.
Description The increase in salinity of our western rivers has been identified as one of the most serious water quality problems in the nation. This is of special concern in the Colorado River where salinity has increased from pristine levels estimated at 380 mg/1 to present-day levels of 825 mg/1 at Imperial Dam. Flow depletions, associated with decreased runoff and increased evaporation and diversions, coupled with high salt loading from natural and man-created sources are considered the primary causes...
Date 1983-01-01T08:00:00Z
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Format application/pdf
Source Publications (WR)
Publisher Digital Scholarship@UNLV
Subject Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) Effluent quality Impoundments Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.) Limnology Salinity Water reclamation Environmental Chemistry Environmental Engineering Environmental Health and Protection Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Environmental Monitoring Fresh Water Studies Natural Resources and Conservation Natural Resources Management and Policy Sustainability Water Resource Management

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