Dustfall as a Source of Water Quality Impairment

by Richard E. Johnson,
August T. Rossano,
Robert O. Sylvester,


Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1966, Vol. 92, Issue 1, Pg. 245-268


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: An investigation was made of dustfall during the months of June, July, and August, 1964, in Seattle, Wash., and surrounding areas to determine the possible effects of dustfall on reservoir water quality. Several components of dustfall were measured at 46 stations located within Seattle and its suburbs. The methods of sampling and analysis are described. The dustfall rates and their significance in terms of water quality, source, and meteorological factors are examined.

Subject Headings: Water quality | Meteorology | Reservoirs | Suburbs | Washington | North America | United States | Seattle

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