Regulatory water quality monitoring

a systems perspective
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Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service , Las Vegas, Nev, Springfield, Va
Water quality -- Measurement., Water quality manage
Statementby Robert C. Ward, Agricultural and Chemical Engineering Department, Colorado State University.
SeriesInteragency energy-environment research and development program report ; EPA-600/7-78-228
ContributionsEnvironmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.), Colorado State University. Dept. of Agricultural and Chemical Engineering.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 23 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17818904M

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The typical water quality standard is driven by criteria developed from experimental analysis of biological effects. Recently, this indirect method of protecting aquatic life has been bypassed.

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Overview Table of contents. This most up-to date book addresses the interdisciplinary area of drinking water quality monitoring by microbiological sensors.

It is edited and written by leading water professionals and experts, and binds together interests and competences within sensing technology, system behavior, business needs, legislation, education, data handling, and intelligent response. Regulatory water quality monitoring networks: statistical and economic considerations Author: Jim C Loftis ; Robert C Ward ; Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.) ; Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory (Las Vegas, Nev.).

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