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Survey of Chemical Contaminants in Ten Washington Lakes

Publication number Date Published
94-154September 1994
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Author(s) Serdar, D., A. Johnson, and D. Davis
Description A survey of chemical contaminants was conducted for ten Washington lakes as part of the Washington State Department of Ecology's 1992 Lake Water Quality Assessment Project. Whole bottom-feeding fish, predator fish muscle, and bottom sediments from Potholes Reservoir, Long Lake (Spokane River), Roses Lake, Lake Sammamish, and Ward Lake were analyzed for a variety of organic compounds and metals. Duck, Spanaway, Ohop, Ketchum, and Silver Lakes were sampled for copper in sediments.
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Keywords silver, Reservoir, chemical concentrations, guidelines, toxics monitoring, metals, lakes, contaminant, Spokane River, fish, river, water, chemical, water quality, assessment, sediment, toxic, quality, survey, lake, freshwater sediment, copper
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 03,WRIA 08,WRIA 11,WRIA 12,WRIA 13,WRIA 22,WRIA 40,WRIA 41,WRIA 42)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #DSER0002