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Minnesota lake water quality assessment report

Steven A. Heiskary

Minnesota lake water quality assessment report

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Published by Program Development Section, Division of Water Quality, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency in [Roseville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota.
    • Subjects:
    • Water quality -- Minnesota.,
    • Water -- Pollution -- Minnesota.,
    • Lakes -- Minnesota.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMinnesota lake water quality asessment report.
      Statementwritten and prepared by Steven A. Heiskary and C. Bruce Wilson.
      ContributionsWilson, C. Bruce., Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Program Development Section.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD224.M6 H435 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 95, 49 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1814481M
      LC Control Number89620650


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Minnesota lake water quality assessment report by Steven A. Heiskary Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Clean Lakes Program was reauthorized in Section of the Water Quality Act of Reauthorization added several new requirements, including a Minnesota Lake Water Quality Assessment Report (MLWQAR).

The assessment report was required for state participation in the Clean Lakes Program and as part of the (b) report. Get this from a library. Minnesota lake water quality assessment report. [Steven A Heiskary; C Bruce Wilson; Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Program Development Section.] -- " intended to not only fulfill the requirements of Section of the Water Quality Act ofbut also to serve as a useful reference for lake managers statewide."--Foreword.

Minnesota lake water quality assessment report. [Roseville]: Program Development Section, Division of Water Quality, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, (OCoLC) A water body is designated “impaired” if it fails to meet one or more water quality standards.

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Cloud) Watershed October 1 Executive Summary The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) conducts and supports lake monitoring for a variety of objectives. 22 rows  Lake Water Quality Assessment Program: PCA: Statewide: N/A: Ongoing: Text: This.

In addition to its routine lake monitoring activities, the MPCA also participates in special studies, such as the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' Sentinel Lake program and in the EPA's National Lake Assessment Projects. Following monitoring, MPCA staff evaluate and assess the data to determine if the lakes meet water quality standards.

Low scores for the Water Quality Assessment Index in northern watersheds is due to impairments for mercury found in many northern lakes. This mercury is carried into Minnesota on air currents, primarily from western coal burning facilities.

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