Source Identification and Ranking of Wet Weather Discharges in an Urban Areaby Raymond M. Wright, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Leon T. Thiem, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Igor Runge, Univ of Rhode Island, Kingston, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Water Resources Planning and Management and Urban Water Resources
A study has recently been completed to characterize the pollutant loadings to the Providence River, RI during wet weather conditions. A total of 11 land based sampling stations including three wastewater treatment facilities (WWTF), five tributaries, two WWTF bypasses, and 1 combined sewage overflow (CSO) were monitored for three storms. Wet weather loadings were measured allowing the sources to be ranked for five trace metals and three nutrients.
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