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Water Quality in the Wapato Basin of Lake Chelan, Summer 1996

 
Publication number Date Published
97-323August 1997
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Author(s) Sargeant, D.
Description In 1996 the volume-weighted mean summer epilimnetic total phosphorus concentration for the Wapato Basin of Lake Chelan was found to be less than 2.6 µg/L. This value is well below the 4.5µg/L TMDL criterion, and is lower than the value of 3.9 µg/L found in summer 1987 and comparable to the summer 1995 value of 2.2 µg/L. All other water quality samples and field measurements show excellent water quality in Lake Chelan. Recommendations include continued monitoring to ensure the TMDL criterion is being met.
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Keywords recommendations, environmental, basin, water, water quality, quality, TMDL, Total Maximum Daily Load, phosphorus, lake, Environmental Protection Agency
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 47 Chelan