Location

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Student Union Ball Room

Start Date

6-8-2008 9:00 AM

End Date

6-8-2008 12:00 PM

Description

This project focuses on an assessment of coliform bacteria from point and non point sources in Las Vegas Wash. Correlations between land use related runoffs, nutrients and organic matter loading and total coliform will be studied. Data will be collected for both daily low and high flow events. Sampling locations will cover all major land use types such as golf course, hotels, hospitals, residential areas, etc., at both the main Wash and its tributaries.

Keywords

Coliform bacteria; Flamingo wash; Land use types; Las Vegas Wash; Nevada; Tropicana Wash; Urban run-off; Water pollution sources

Disciplines

Desert Ecology | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Monitoring | Fresh Water Studies | Natural Resources and Conservation

Language

English

Comments

Abstract & poster

 
Aug 6th, 9:00 AM Aug 6th, 12:00 PM

Assessment of coliform bacteria from point and nonpoint sources in the Las Vegas Wash

University of Nevada Las Vegas, Student Union Ball Room

This project focuses on an assessment of coliform bacteria from point and non point sources in Las Vegas Wash. Correlations between land use related runoffs, nutrients and organic matter loading and total coliform will be studied. Data will be collected for both daily low and high flow events. Sampling locations will cover all major land use types such as golf course, hotels, hospitals, residential areas, etc., at both the main Wash and its tributaries.