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Technical Report

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This report fulfills the request of the Colorado River Basin Project, Denver, Colorado, to determine the effects of municipal and industrial wastes on the aquatic life in selected waters of the Colorado River Basin. These studies were conducted with the assistance of personnel from the Colorado River Basin Project.


Aquatic ecology; Aquatic pollution; Bacteria; Benthic organisms; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Effluent quality; Freshwater pollution; Green algae; Industrial effluents; Lake Mead (Ariz. and Nev.); Pollution research; Water contamination


Aquaculture and Fisheries | Environmental Chemistry | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Microbiology and Microbial Ecology | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Sciences | Fresh Water Studies | Natural Resources and Conservation | Sustainability | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology | Water Resource Management