Water-quality data-collection activities in Colorado and Ohio phase II -- evaluation of 1984 field and laboratory quality-assurance practices

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  • Water quality -- Colorado -- Measurement,
  • Water quality -- Ohio -- Measurement

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-47)

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Other titlesWater quality data collection activities in Colorado and Ohio, phase II
Statementby Carolyn J. Oblinger Childress ... [et al.]
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 87-33
ContributionsOblinger, Carolyn J., Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Serious questions have been raised by Congress about the usefulness of water-quality data for addressing issues of regional and national scope and, especially, for characterizing the current quality of the Nation's streams and ground water. In response, the U.S. Geological Survey has undertaken a pilot study in Colorado and Ohio to (1) determine the characteristics of current () water.

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