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Stream water quality in the coal region of Ohio

Kenneth L. Dyer

Stream water quality in the coal region of Ohio

by Kenneth L. Dyer

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Broomall, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Ohio,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Ohio

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth L. Dyer.
    SeriesGeneral technical report NE -- 75.
    ContributionsNortheastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.), Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17828483M
    OCLC/WorldCa9314771

    West Virginia Rivers Shown on the Map: Big Coal River, Big Sandy River, Cacapon River, Elk River, Gauley River, Green Brier River, Guyandotte River, Little Kanawha River, Middle Island Creek, Monongahela River, New River, North Branch Potomac River, North Fork, Ohio River, Potomac River, South Branch Potomac River, South Fork, Tug Fork, Tygart Valley River and West Fork River. Abandoned surface coal mines in southeastern Ohio have caused degradation of the area's water resources. A study began in to determine the effects of abandoned-mine reclamation on water quality in the 'Yost tract' near Nelsonville, Ohio. Data on streamflow, water quality, and sedimentation were collected in Yost Run before, during, and after reclamation of the Yost tract.

    Users who know the name of the stream they are interested in can easily find it in Part Two, note the Stream Code, and then easily find the stream by Stream Code in Part One. The second edition of the Gazetteer of Ohio Streams is intended to replace the version of the Gazetteer (WIR 12) and portions of Drainage Area of Ohio Streams (WIR 12A).File Size: 1MB. Ohio is a water-rich state with more t miles of streams and rivers, a mile border on the Ohio River, more than 5, lakes, ponds, and reservoirs (>1 acre), and miles of Lake Erie shoreline. Ohio has 10 scenic rivers comprising more than river miles, the .

    Barbara Mahler is a Research Hydrologist and Communications Coordinator for the USGS National Water Quality Program. Her research interests include fate and transport of contaminated sediment, and karst hydrology and water quality. Mahler CV. Ohio Energ 2y Policy 4 Chapter 3. WATER REQUIREMENTS FOR COA 2L GASIFICATION 8 Introductio 2n 8 Coal Gasificatio 2n 8 Steps in Coal Gasificatio 3n 0 Plant Projection 3s 4 Water Requirement 3s 6 Water 3 Demand 9 3. 5 Water Use for Southeaster 4n Ohio 1 Chapter 4. WATER AVAILABILITY IN SOUTHEASTER 4N OHIO. 2.


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Stream water quality in the coal region of Ohio by Kenneth L. Dyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Stream water quality in the coal region of West Virginia and Maryland. [Kenneth L Dyer; United States. Department of Agriculture.; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.); Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)].

Stream water quality in the coal region of Tennessee. Broomall, Pa.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, (OCoLC) The pH of the stream ranged from to and the alkalinity was depleted throughout the survey.

The Kiskiminetas River is considered to be the most acid polluted large stream in the Ohio River basin. Long-term water quality records show that the stream discharges an average of tons per day of acidity to the Allegheny River (15). OVERVIEW OF SURFACE-WATER QUALITY IN OHIO'S COAL REGION By Susan Westover and Michael Eberle ABSTRACT This report is designed to provide the nontechnical audience with some of the results of an "Assessment of Water Quality in Streams Draining Coal-Producing Areas in Ohio," by Christine L.

PfaffCited by: 1. Dyer, Kenneth L. and Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.). and Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio).

Stream water quality in the coal region of Tennessee [microform] / by Kenneth L. Dyer U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station Broomall, Pa Recoverable coal reserves in the Wheeling Creek water- shed are estimated at about million tons.

STREAM WATER QUALITY The water quality of Wheeling Creek is seriously degraded over nearly its entire length as a result of coal mine drainage. A por- tion of almost every tributary to the main stream is affected by mine discharges. disturbed areas through remining with respect to improvement in water quality, mitigation of hazards from past mining, and reconnecting streams which is important to watershed restoration.

The joint OSU and DMRM workgroup selected five sites within Ohio’s coal region with. of the surface water and ground water monitoring programs. Ohio=s Water Resources Ohio is a water rich state with more t miles of named and designated rivers and streams, including 24 stream and river reaches designated as State Wild, Scenic, or Recreational Rivers (+ cumulative miles).

Ohio also includes a mile borderFile Size: KB. Rivers and streams in the Ohio Scenic Rivers program are monitored regularly to ensure that the water habitat quality remains high. The Stream Quality Monitoring (SQM) program is coordinated by regional employees, but most of the monitoring is done by volunteers.

Small aquatic organisms (macroinvertebrates) are collected from a stream and. Tapping into its water-quality expertise, Ohio University's Appalachian Watershed Research Group (AWRG) is assessing data collected from regional mining operations in. Overburden and coal removal have one source, stream loss and burial, which in turn have one proximate stressor, decreasing stream habitat which leads to decreasing quality and quantity of aquatic communities as the response.

Overburden handling has two sources, valley fill and backstacks. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources continues to operate in accordance to guidance from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine in the wake of the COVID coronavirus in Ohio. We want to assure our visitors that we are monitoring the situation closely and doing all we can to protect the public and our staff.

Quality of water in sites in the coal-producing areas of eastern Ohio was studied in a two-phase investigation between May and August Results of phase one, a reconnaissance to determine the occurrence of certain inorganic and organic constituents and to relate their occurrence to coal mining, indicated that acid mine drainage generally occurred where abandoned drift or abandoned.

Table 5 Summary statistics for select mining water quality parameters sampled in the Short 21 Creek and Ohio River tributary study area, Table 6 Summary statistics for select nutrient water quality parameters sampled in Short 22 Creek watershed and direct Ohio River tributaries study area, the quality of ground water in Ohio's coal region particularly, concentrations of bi­ carbonate and sulfate.

In eastern Ohio, dissolved bicarbonate in ground water gen­ erally is derived from limestone (calcium carbonate) and carbonate cements. Sulfate is derived primarily from pyrite an ironCited by: 4. [See Ohio Water Quality Standards through ] (Effective Aug ) This document establishes water quality requirements for all surface waters of the state.

Note: These regulations contain additional provisions related to the development of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits that may be outside the. Water Quality Data for C stream reaches Low flow sampling was conducted on 8/15 and all parameters were found to be within the EPA’s Coal Mining Technical Based Limits (Figure 3).

(A) The purpose of these water quality standards, in this chapter, is to establish minimum water quality requirements for all surface waters of the state, thereby protecting public health and welfare; and to enhance, improve and maintain water quality as provided under the laws of the state of Ohio, section of the Revised Code, the.

Permitting Section of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA), Division of Surface Water, to provide applicants with guidance that may be helpful in completing Ohio EPA‟s Section Water Quality Certification (WQC) application (revised July ) and Isolated Wetland Permit (IWP) application.

This guidance only applies to File Size: KB. Efforts to improve water quality in an Ohio stream polluted by drainage from coal mines may be having unintended consequences, according to new research. More than a decade after in-stream remediation began for the Hewett Fork in southeastern Ohio, the amount and diversity of life remains depressed downstream from old coal mining operations.

The Water Data for the Nation discrete sample data base is a compilation of over million historical water quality analyses in the USGS district data bases through September The discrete sample data is a large and complex set of data that has been collected by a variety of projects ranging from national programs to studies in small.and Section water quality certifications are avail-able from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency by calling (6 4) 3 Do landowners along a stream have the right to improve drainage on their land and route the drainage outlets into the stream?

Again, there are no constitutional provisions or statutes which ad-dress this concern.The Water Availability and Use Science Program exists to provide a more accurate assessment of the status of the water resources of the U.S., assist in the determination of the quantity and quality of water that is available for beneficial uses, identify long-term trends in water availability, and develop the basis for an improved ability to.