After heavy rains, highway construction apparently contributed to the high turbidity for the seven streams which were monitored. However, in many instances the natural background turbidity readings of the streams were considered to be unsatisfactory (50 turbidity units or higher). After a heavy rainfall the turbidity readings taken down stream of the construction area tended to be similar to the control readings (up stream readings). /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maine Department of Transportation

    Materials and Research Division, Box 1208, Hogan Road
    Bangor, ME  United States  04402
  • Authors:
    • Day, P
  • Publication Date: 1977-9-9

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  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 37 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00168398
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech Paper 77-6
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM