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Nonpoint-source agricultural chemicals in ground water in Nebraska
|Other titles||Nonpoint source agricultural chemicals in ground water in Nebraska|
|Statement||by Hsiu-hsiung Chen and A. Douglas Druliner|
|Series||Water-resources investigations report -- 86-4338|
|Contributions||Druliner, A. D., Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 68 p. :|
|Number of Pages||68|
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McKenna DP, Chou SFJ, Griffin RA, Valkenberg J, LeSeur Spencer L, Gilkeson JL () Assessment of the occurrence of agricultural chemicals in groundwater in a part of Mason County, Illinois. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Impacts on Ground Water a conference, National Water Well Assoc, Mar 21–23, in Des Moines, IA, p Google ScholarCited by: which of the following is an example of nonpoint source pollution A. discharge pipe from a meat packing plant B. agricultural fertilizers from cropland C. domestic sewage from a .
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Get this from a library. Nonpoint-source agricultural chemicals in ground water in Nebraska: preliminary results for six areas of the High Plains aquifer. [Hsiu-Hsiung Chen; A D.
The reconnaissance phase of a study to determine the occurrence of agricultural chemicals from nonpoint sources in groundwater in six areas, which represented the major provinces of the High Plains aquifer in Nebraska is described. Inwater from 82 wells in the 6 study areas was analyzed for nitrate, and water from 57 of the 82 wells was analyzed for triazine herbicides.
Legislation passed in directs NDEQ to issue an annual report to the Legislature concerning the quality of the groundwater in Nebraska. The first of these reports was issued December 1, These reports summarize the water quality monitoring efforts of the Natural Resources Districts, NDEQ, and other state, local, and federal agencies.
Nonpoint Source Water Quality Grants (Section ) Under Section of the federal Clean Water Act, the federal government awards funds to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to provide financial assistance for the prevention and abatement of nonpoint source water pollution.
Chen HH, Druliner AD () Nonpoint source agricultural chemicals in ground water in Nebraska-preliminary results for six areas of the High Plains aquifer. U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 86– Google ScholarCited by: 5. Nonpoint-Source Ground-Water Contamination in Relation to Land Use Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Study.
The Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Study concentrated on the effect of urban, suburban, and industrial land use on the occurrence of volatile organic compounds, selected pesticides, metals, and nutrients in ground water and surface water.
of the Nebraska Ground Water Management and Protection Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Sec. ) and DEC's Title (DEC, ), any political subdivision in the State having evidence of nonpoint source (NPS) ground water contamination occurring within its jurisdiction can request that DEC investigate the contamination.
Mar 05, · Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution: Watershed Management and Hydrology [William F. Ritter, Adel Shirmohammadi] on hermes-security.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
If you work in the water quality management field, you know the challenges of monitoring and controlling pollutants in our water supply. The increasing problem of agricultural nonpoint source pollution requires complex 5/5(1).
Nebraska has some of the best water resources in the nation and the world. Groundwater (located beneath the state’s surface in porous regions known as aquifers) could cover the state with nearly 40 feet of water if it were all pumped to the surface. Chen, H.H., and Druliner, A.D.,Nonpoint-source agricultural chemicals in ground water in Nebraska--Preliminary results for six areas of the High Plains aquifer: U.S.
Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report68 p. Political economy of agriculture, ground water quality management, and agricultural research Article in JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 27(3) - · June with.
Voluntary incentives for reducing agricultural nonpoint source water pollution Agricultural chemicals and sediment from cropland may reduce the quality of America's surface and ground water. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF.
Visit hermes-security.com to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. This chapter presents six case studies of uses of different methods to assess ground water vulnerability to contamination.
These case examples demonstrate the wide range of applications for which ground water vulnerability assessments are being conducted in the United States. While each application. Kalkhoff has both coordinated and participated in research on agricultural impacts on water resources that investigated the occurrence and changes in agricultural chemicals in the Nation’s water resources.
Inhe participated in a Midwest regional synoptic study to evaluate relation between stream water quality and biological communities. Jeremy Gehle, Water Administration Division Manager, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources; Jennifer J.
Schellpeper, Water Planning Division Manager, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources History and Regulation of Groundwater and Surface Water in Nebraska.
Ground water research, information, and policy needs: Strategies and priorities for extension Charles A. Francis. hermes-security.com Cooperative Extension Services in many states have concentrated on educational publications and programs which describe the complexities of the hydrologic cycle and where pollutants can enter the system.
The Nebraska Department of Environmental Control (DEC) undertook a study in to determine if nonpoint source (NPS) contamination is occurring in the vicinity of Superior, Nebraska.
If so, designation of a Special Protection Area (SPA) would help the local Natural Resources Districts (NRDS) manage the. Agricultural chemicals—including pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and their degradation products—can enter ground and surface waters in solution, in emulsion, or bound to soil colloids.
Some types of agricultural chemicals are resistant to degradation and can. As a result, ground water has become contaminated by agricultural chemicals in some areas. As part of their ground-water-management plans, each of Nebraska's 23 Natural Resources Districts (NRD's) is required to identify locations and concentrations of ground-water contamination and to monitor levels of selected contaminants.
Pesticide Leaching Methods Ground Water Contamination Likelihood In this method, described in Rao et al. (), ground water vulnerability to pesticide contamination is considered to be dependent on the surface soil horizon and on other parameters combining characteristics of a given pesticide and soil type.In the United States, 16 years (–) of nutrient and irrigation management in an intensively irrigated corn‐growing area of Nebraska's Central Platte Natural Resources District Ground Water Quality Management Area saw a significant (p Cited by: Nitrates in drinking water.
Nitrate, a compound found in fertilizer, can enter drinking water in agricultural areas. A report on nutrients in ground and surface water by the U.S.
Geological Survey found that nitrates were too high in 64 percent of shallow monitoring wells in agricultural and urban areas.