Title

Impacts of dust suppressant application on the quality of urban runoff from disturbed lands

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Abstract

The effects of dust suppressant application on the quality of urban runoff were evaluated in this research. Six different dust suppressants were applied to experimental disturbed land plots in the Las Vegas Valley. Rainfall events were simulated on the dust-suppressant treated plots and the quality of the runoff emanating from the plots was examined. Parameters evaluated in the runoff include, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, organic pesticides, metals, coliform, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total solids (TS), total volatile solids (TVS), total suspended solids (TSS), total dissolved solids (TDS), turbidity, total organic carbon (TOC), pH, alkalinity, chemical oxygen demand (COD), hardness, nitrate, ammonia, phosphate, sulfide, sulfate, cyanide, and chloride.

Disciplines

Environmental Sciences | Fresh Water Studies

Comments

Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Urban Drainage, September 8-13, 2002, Portland, Oregon, American Society of Civil Engineers, Washington D.C.
Presented at: Ninth International Conference on Urban Drainage, September 8-13, 2002, Portland, Oregon

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