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Technical Methods for Assessing the Quality of Aquatic Environments in Washington State

Publication number Date Published
90-03-001December 1990
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Author(s) Joe Joy, Will Kendra, Greg Pelletier, and Rob Plotnikoff
Description The Surface Water Investigations Section of Ecology developed a handbook of technical methods for conducting water quality studies. The handbook describes survey planning, study design, and report writing activities, as well as assessment techniques for water, biota, and sediment quality. The handbook also provides an annotated bibliography and extensive reference section of water quality-related publications.

This publication was updated in 1994. See link under Related Publications below.

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Keywords rivers, estuaries, toxics, pollutant, lakes, fish, water quality, TMDL, shellfish, aquatic

Technical Guidance for Assessing the Quality of Aquatic Environments, A Handbook prepared for the Water Quality Financial Assistance Program (revised 1994)