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Thermal pollution control in Massachusetts coastal waters

John R. Elwood

Thermal pollution control in Massachusetts coastal waters

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Published by Water Resources Commission, Division of Water Pollution Control in Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thermal pollution of rivers, lakes,
  • Power-plants

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John R. Elwood
    SeriesPublication; no. 6505 (16-400-12-72-CR)
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Division of Water Pollution Control
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 leaves :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25494585M

    Water quality, nitrogen pollution, and ascidian diversity in coastal waters of southern Massachusetts, USA Mary R. Carmana,⁎, S.G. Bullard b, J.P. Donnellya a Geology and Geophysics Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA , USA b University of Hartford, Hillyer College, West Hartford, CT , USA Received 1 September ; received in revised form 1 October. Treatment Units; Mechanical Bar Rack (1), Aerated Grit Chamber (1), grit Blowers (2), Manual Bar Screens (2), Internal Screw-lift pumps (3), Circular Primary Clarifiers and pumps (2), primary scum pumps (2), fine bubble aeration tanks (2), course bubble aeration tanks (2), Positive Displacement Blower on VFD, D.O. Controlled (1), Centrifugal blowers (back-up) (2), circular secondary clarifiers.


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