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Water-quality assessment of the Merced River, California, in the 1977 water year

Stephen K. Sorenson

Water-quality assessment of the Merced River, California, in the 1977 water year

by Stephen K. Sorenson

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Published by Water Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- California -- Merced River.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen K. Sorenson and Ray J. Hoffman ; prepared in cooperation with the California Department of Water Resources.
    SeriesWater-resources investigations -- 80-75
    ContributionsHoffman, Ray J., California. Dept. of Water Resources., Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22283596M

    The Yosemite West sewer system suffered a major failure in May with effluent surfacing from the over-saturated leach field and flowing downslope towards, but not reaching Indian Creek, a tributary of the Merced River. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and the Mariposa County Health Department were immediately. PDF | On Jan 1, , H. Hidalgo and others published Assessment of the impacts of climate change on the water allocation, water quality and salmon production in the San Joaquin River Basin | Find.

    These regions are at the same spatial scale as the current region, and are nearby to each other (have the same parent region). The Clean Water Act authorizes one percent of the State Revolving Fund be set aside for use by states to study and assess water quality problems. The authority for this program is located in Section (j)(1) and (2) and in Section (b) of the statute, as amended in

    Water Quality Assessment of the Los Angeles River Watershed, California, USA in Wet and Dry Weather Periods Mohammad Hassan Rezaie Boroon 1* and Carl Brian Von L. Coo 1 1Geosciences and Environment Department, California State University, Los Angeles, USA. Authors’ contributions This work was carried out in collaboration between both authors. Water quality throughout Yosemite National Park is considered to be good and is generally above state and federal standards. An inventory of water quality performed by the National Park Service indicated pristine conditions in many parts of the park, with some water quality degradation in .


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Water-quality assessment of the Merced River, California, in the 1977 water year by Stephen K. Sorenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a California. Water-quality assessment of the Merced River, California, in the water year. [Stephen K Sorenson; Ray J Hoffman; California. Department of Water Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.).

Water Resources Division.]. Feb 28,  · In OctoberMID and the California Department of Water Resources executed the Davis-Grunsky contract. As part the Davis-Grunsky contract MID agreed to maintain continuous flows of cubic feet per second in the Merced River spawning area each year from November 1 to April 1.

The Davis-Grunsky contract expires December Feb 19,  · There is concern that visitor-use associated activities, such as bathing, dish washing, wastewater production, and stock animal use near lakes and streams, could cause degradation of water quality in Yosemite National Park.

A study was conducted during – to assess patterns in nutrient and Escherichia coli (E. coli) concentrations in the Merced and Tuolumne Rivers and Cited by: 8. The Merced River and its major tributaries have been subject of water-quality and water-quantity studies by local, State, and Federal agencies since before Data have been compiled and analyzed, and even though water-quality problems exist in the basin, the water generally is of good quality for most of the beneficial uses defined by the California State Water Resources Control Board.

Merced River at Happy Isles Bridge near Yosemite, California (Station ) particularly when measuring pH in low-conductivity water (Office of Water Quality Technical Memorandum No Sorenson, S.K., and Hoffman, R.J.,Water-quality assessment of the Merced River, California, in the water year: U.S.

Geological Water-quality assessment of the Merced River Water. And inan agreement was reached to restore water flows for salmon in the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam near Fresno. The pact provided substantial river channel improvements and water to sustain a salmon fishery upstream from the confluence of the Merced River while providing water supply certainty to water contractors.

The Merced River (/ m ɜːr ˈ s ɛ d /), in the central part of the U.S. state of California, is a mile ( km)-long tributary of the San Joaquin River flowing from the Sierra Nevada into the San Joaquin bextselfreset.com is most well known for its swift and steep course through the southern part of Yosemite National Park, where it is the primary watercourse flowing through Yosemite bextselfreset.com: San Joaquin River.

National Water-Quality Assessment Program Environmental Setting of the Lower Merced River Basin, California Scientific Investigations Report – U.S.

Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey. Water-year hydrologic classification for the San Joaquin Basin, California. State Water Board Drought Year Water Actions MERCED RIVER WATERSHED ANALYSIS.

July Update. For updated information, please refer to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin Analysis bextselfreset.com further updates will be made to this page at this time. Merced, CA Well Water Testing Lots of people have a well in their backyard.

Nearly everybody gives well water to his or her livestock. If your well water is contaminated, your cattle will be drinking several different types of bacteria. Call our Merced, CA well water testers to make sure you and your cows are out of harm’s way.

Inthe U.S. Geological Survey began to study the effects of natural and anthropogenic influences on the quality of ground water, surface water, biology, and ecology as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. As part of this program, the San Joaquin-Tulare Basins study unit is assessing parts of the lower Merced River Basin, California.

Lake Merced water quality is governed in part, by characteristics common to many shallow surface water bodies. In part, the formation of algae in Lake Merced is common of many lakes.

Lake Merced water quality is alkaline, turbid, with high organic content and more phosphorus than nitrogen. New Exchequer Dam is a concrete–faced, rock-fill dam on the Merced River in central California in the United bextselfreset.com forms Lake McClure, which impounds the river for irrigation and hydroelectric power production and has a capacity of more than 1, acre feet ( km 3).The Merced Irrigation District (MID) operates the dam and was also responsible for its bextselfreset.comon: Mariposa County, California.

MERCED RIVER COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT PLAN VOLUMES 1 & 2 REFERENCES Abbe, TT.B., A.P. Brooks, D.R. Montgomery Assessment of Meadows in the Merced River Corridor, Yosemite National Park, Biological, Habitat, and Water Quality Conditions in the Upper Merced River Drainage, Yosemite National Park, California, Technical Memorandum Regarding the Accounting of San Joaquin River Spring-run Chinook Salmon at the Central Valley Project and State Water Project Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Fish Collection Facilities.

U.S. Geological Survey California Water Science Center webcam located along the Eel River in Fernbridge, CA. Monitor the height and flow of the Eel River in real-time. discrete as well as continuous water quality data have been collected periodically since October California Webcams.

Eel River at Fernbridge. Merced River at Happy. California water law is a complex subject. It is governed by both state and federal law, and is part property law and part environmental law. This topic has important historical roots, based in common law concepts of private rights to water, but is now dominated by federal legislation aimed at achieving environmental purposes.

The California Central Valley Dairy Waste and Nutrient Management website tool hosted by Merced County was developed and maintained previously with contract and grant monies from the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB).

Merced County thanks the SWRCB and. USGS MERCED R A HAPPY ISLES BRIDGE NR YOSEMITE CA. Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 24 based on water years of record more; Min () Most Recent Instantaneous Value Feb 24 25th percen-tile Median Mean California Water Data Support Team.

Water Quality Assessment of the Los Angeles River Watershed, California, USA in Wet and Dry Weather Periods Article (PDF Available) · January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Merced River Alliance Project FINAL REPORT, Volume II Biological Monitoring and Assessment Prepared by Stillwater Sciences Telegraph Avenue, Suite Berkeley, California Prepared for East Merced Resource Conservation District Merced, California and .Advocates gathered in Merced, and similar demonstrations were held around the state, according to advocates, to get elected officials to support Senate Billwhich aims to provide a stable source of funding to implement California’s Human Rights to Water, Assembly Bill from There are 2 Water Departments in Merced, California, serving a population of 82, people in an area of 24 square bextselfreset.com is 1 Water Department per 41, people, and 1 Water Department per 11 square miles.

In California, Merced is ranked 65th of cities in Water Departments per capita, and 67th of cities in Water Departments per square mile.