Continuous Sampling of Nonpoint Source Pollution

by Mark K. Boyd, Southern Methodist Univ, United States,
Michael A. Collins, Southern Methodist Univ, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Environmental Engineering

Abstract: Sediment, nutrient, and other pollutant loads from storm water runoff in a small Texas watershed have been estimated using an initial strategy of periodic grab sampling and a revised strategy of continuous flow and suspended solids concentration monitoring. Innovative techniques are used to accurately determine suspended solids, nutrient, and general organic loads.

Subject Headings: Nonpoint pollution | Suspended loads | Water pollution | Sediment loads | Organic loads | Nutrient loads | Load factors | Turbidity | North America | Texas | United States

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