|Other titles||Report on Great Lakes water quality.|
|Contributions||International Joint Commission. Great Lakes Regional Office., Great Lakes Water Quality Board.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 174 p. :|
|Number of Pages||174|
Get this from a library! Interim report under the Great Lakes water quality agreement, Janu [International Joint Commission,]. A review of Lake Ontario water quality with emphasis on the intensive years: a report to the Surveillance Subcommittee of the Great Lakes Water Quality Board Author: R Stevens ; Great Lakes Water Quality Board. The Great Lakes Water Quality Initiative (the Initiative) is a key element of the environmental protection efforts undertaken in the Great Lakes basin. Through this Initiative, and with the joint cooperation of all of the States in the basin, EPA developed the final 'Water Quality Guidance for the Great Lakes . The evolution of policy challenges and responses are introduced along with the various policy stakeholders. The second section reviews the transboundary water policy regime that has evolved to govern this complex system with a particular emphasis on water quality and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
Water Quality The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) leads and participates in projects that seek to improve water quality in urban and rural settings, and across watersheds. The GLC applies its expert knowledge of water issues to facilitate teams, build consensus, develop tools, and share information that encourages collective action and advances. R GREAT LAKES WATER QUALITY GUIDANCE ATTACHED ARE MATERIALS DISTRIBUTED ON SEPTEMBER 6 IN PREPARATION FOR THE SEPTEMBER , GREAT LAKES STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING AQUATIC LIFE MATERIALS 1 - o Procedure for Deriving Aquatic Life Criteria o Aquatic life criteria for cadmium 46 - 56 o Aquatic life criteria . Great Lakes Water Quality Initiative. Mention of trade names and commercial products does not constitute endorsement of their use. AVAILABILITY NOTICE This document is available for a fee upon written request or telephone call to: National Technical Information Center (NTIS) U.S. Department of Commerce Port Royal Road Springfield, VA W ater quality is measured by several factors, such as the concentration of dissolved oxygen, bacteria levels, the amount of salt (or salinity), or the amount of material suspended in the water (turbidity). In some bodies of water, the concentration of microscopic algae and quantities of pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals, and other contaminants may also be measured to determine water quality.
The Great Lakes Initiative Toxicity Clearinghouse is a central location for information on criteria, toxicity data, exposure parameters and other supporting documents used in developing water quality standards in the Great Lakes watershed. Even while the Great Lakes are in the middle of a multiyear federal restoration program, water quality remains an issue, according to a new report on how the health of the world's largest. The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, under the Boundary Waters Treaty of , became a model to the world for environmental management across an international boundary. Evolution of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement recounts this historic binational relationship, an agreement intended to protect the fragile Great : Lee Botts, Paul Muldoon. Get this from a library! Toxic substances control programs in the Great Lakes Basin: report to the Great Lakes Water Quality Board. [Great Lakes Water Quality Board. Toxic Substances Committee.].