Browse Miscellaneous Publications - Illinois State Water Survey by Issue Date

  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Because wet deposition samples are characterized by very low concentrations of dissolved chemical constituents, quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA) at the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) have been strongly ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Harrisburg (Saline County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Decatur (Macon County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about late April through mid-October. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50% ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Agricultural technology has greatly increased the productivity of American agriculture during the past several decades. The higher yields and larger production are a result of better hybrids and varieties, larger application ...

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  • Talkington, Laurie M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    The Illinois River is at a crossroads. All the events in its history, both natural and those accomplished through human intervention, are now poised to change the river in ways that may render it unrecognizable in our own ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Miller, Andrew C.; Payne, Barry S. (Defense Technical Information Center, 1990-11)
    The physical effects of commercial navigation traffic that can be studied in the field include a resuspension and lateral transport of sediment b sedimentation rates at specific habitats c scour and disruption of substrates ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    The Midwestern Climate Center disseminates climate information through the Midwestern Climate Information System (MICIS). This interactive, computer-based, dial-up data source provides economically and environmentally ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    A "missing link" in the delivery of climate information in the United States is now being filled by six federally funded regional climate centers. These centers collect and disseminate climate data and information and ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    The amount of water in the soil is an important factor in the growth of crops. Soil moisture conditions affect many farming operations, such as when to plow, when to plant, and when and how to apply herbicides and fertilizers. ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    The first Quality Assurance Report for the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL)(1) of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was published in 1980. It detailed the beginnings and goals of the quality assessment ...

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  • Petersen, Mary Schoen (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    This study arose from the need for a detailed documentation of the solar radiation (SR) climate of the Midwest region. Because the network of SR measurements for this region is either sparse or lacking in longevity, a ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    Anna (Union County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during the ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    Irrigation, chemical applications, pest management,and alternative energy development - all these operations rely on accurate and timely climate data. Decision makers in both Illinois agriculture and Illinois business and ...

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  • Mueller, Eugene A.; Kennedy, Patrick C.; Brunkow, David A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    It is likely that an almost infinite variety of methods exist for analyzing radar data; so the compilation of a single "analysis guide" is somewhat presumptuous. However, most of these analysis procedures are sensitive to ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    The Cache River basin is located in the extreme southern part of Illinois, just north of the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, as shown in figure 1. The basin covers parts of the six southern Illinois counties ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    Over the years, industry and government alike have looked for a safe, convenient, effective method for cleaning toxic wastes. The Illinois State Water Survey can now bring pilot-scale treatment facilities directly to ...

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  • Brunkow, David A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    This guide is the third in a series of manuals designed to aid users and potential users of the CHILL radar (designed and developed jointly by the University of CHicago and the ILLinois State Water Survey. This manual is ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Czys, Robert R.; Huff, Floyd A.; Mueller, Eugene A.; Nespor, Jerry B.; Scott, Robert W.; Westcott, Nancy E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    The goal of the 1989 field operations is to collect cumulus cloud data using aircraft and radars that will allow comparisons between similar clouds treated with silver iodide and those not treated with silver iodide (placebos ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    Climate information served as the first major application of the weather sciences in the U.S. In fact, climate information was essential to this nation's settlement and then our advance as a world economic power. Climate ...

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  • Mjelde, James W.; Sonka, Steven T.; Peel, Derrell S. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    This paper examines the complex nature of the process of economically valuing climate/weather forecasts. A discussion of both micro- (producer) and sector (market) economic issues is obtained through a review of previous ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was organized in 1978 by the North Central Region of the State Agricultural Experiment Stations as Project NC-141 to address the problem of atmospheric deposition and its ...

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  • Mills, Evan P.; Knapp, H. Vernon (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    Flow of Execution The steps involved in completing one "session" of ILSAM are listed below. A session consists of the one or more "runs" completed between the time you start the model (by typing ILSAM) and the time the ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    Algae — microscopic, free-floating plants — play an important role in aquatic ecosystems and have a direct effect on the health of these systems. Through their photosynthetic processes, algae use carbon dioxide, converting ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    The Illinois State Water Survey, a division of the Department of Energy and Natural Resources, is the primary agency concerned with Illinois water—its quality, its quantity, and how it is used. As a state agency, the Water ...

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  • Greene, Amelia V. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    Graphic data were scanned, vectorized, and converted into the DXF file transfer format by means of an off—the—shelf PC—based system consisting of a Datacopy model 612F scanner, CAD/camera vectorizer (by Autodesk) , and ...

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  • Peden, Jacqueline L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was organized in 1978 by the North Central Region of the State Agricultural Experiment Stations as Project NC-141 to address the problem of atmospheric deposition and its ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was organized in 1978 by the North Central Region of the State Agricultural Experiment Stations as Project NC-141 to address the problem of atmospheric deposition and its ...

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  • Peppler, Randy A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    This report describes the findings of a comprehensive literature review concerning the development and application of static stability indices and related thermodynamic parameters (SSITPs). The review was done in support ...

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  • Mueller, Eugene A.; Vogel, John L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    The CHILL radar system was designed and developed jointly by the University of CHicago and the ILLinois State Water Survey from 1968 to 1970. CHILL is a transportable, dual-wavelength (3 and 10 cm), dual polarization, ...

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  • Lockard, Jacqueline M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1987)
    The first Quality Assurance Report for the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) (1) of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was published in 1980. It detailed the beginnings and the goals of the quality ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1987)
    Urbana has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with short-duration ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Felch, Richard; Hadeen, Kenneth; Hecht, Alan; Karl, Thomas; Kates, Robert; Landwehr, Juarte; McKay, Gordon; McKee, Thomas; Thomas , Frank; Rosenberg, Norman (Illinois State Water Survey, 1987)
    Climate variability and long term climate change are important factors in the economic and social well being of the United States. Public concerns about global climate change, rising sea level, changes in the frequency of ...

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  • Achtemeier, Gary L. (1986-10)
    Since late 1982 NASA has supported research to develop a numerical variational model for the diagnostic assimilation of conventional and space-based meteorological data. In order to analyze the model components, four ...

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  • Achtemeier, G.L.; Ochs, Harry T., III; Kidder, Stanley Q.; Scott, Robert W.; Chen, J.; Isard, D.; Chance, B. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986-05)
    A summary is presented of the progress toward the completion of a comprehensive diagnostic objective analysis system based upon the calculus of variations. The approach was to first develop the objective analysis subject ...

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  • Terstriep, Michael L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986)
    The Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR) maintains a high level of interest and a very broad perspective in the area of nonpoint pollution research and information. This interest is established by DENR's ...

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  • Singh, Krishan P.; Ramamurthy, Ganapathi S.; Terstriep, Michael L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986)
    The United States Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the Division of Water Resources (DWR), Illinois Department of Transportation, initiated an evaluation of the Illinois streamgaging program in 1981. The purpose ...

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  • Mjelde, James William (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986)
    This study addresses two major issues which have surfaced recently in the Agricultural Economics literature: 1) the need to model crop production in a dynamic framework, and 2) the need for a better understanding of ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986)
    Streams and rivers are dynamic systems in which erosion and sedimentation take place on a continuous basis. When the inflow of sediment exceeds the normal carrying capacity of the river, sedimentation will occur. The ...

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  • Wendland, Wayne M.; Vogel, John L.; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    This atlas presents patterns of 1951-80 mean precipitation, temperature, and heating- and cooling degree days data for the Upper Midwest and High Plains states of the North Central region. These analyses are prepared from ...

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  • Head, David E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    Hourly and daily temperature data for ten National Weather Service stations in the Midwest and upper Great Plains states were used to determine long-term time of observation biases on mean temperatures derived from 24-hour ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Bogner, William C.; Fitzpatrick, William P. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    Erosion and sedimentation are natural processes that can neither be stopped nor eliminated. However, when these processes become excessive they impact many human uses of water. Sedimentation in Illinois lakes and sediment ...

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  • Wendland, Wayne M.; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Vogel, John L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    Over the past 3 years two Regional Climate Centers have evolved as institutional innovations (Midwest and Northeast U.S.) to serve real and perceived regional needs for climate data and information. The objectives of the ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    Erosion and sedimentation processes have been occurring since prehistoric times. Indeed, these natural processes have resulted in topographic features such as peneplains, rearrangement of glacial materials, and the sinuous ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    The Illinois State Water Survey represents a unique institution in Illinois, both as to its charge and as to its institutional structure within state government. The State of Illinois since 1895 has made, through the ...

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  • Sinclair, Robert A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    The LTER (Long Term Ecological Research) Data Management Workshop was conceived with the idea of giving the eleven LTER site data managers and others who wanted to attend an opportunity to exchange ideas and thoughts ...

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  • Hillberg Steven D.; Sinclair, Robert A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    The Illinois Climate Calendar provides the daily accounts of the following parameters: average maximum (HI) and minimum (LO) temperatures for the date, average heating degree day (HD) and cooling degree day (CD) totals ...

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  • Sinclair, Robert A.; Lubinski, Kenneth S. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    Illinois River and Upper Mississippi River (Large Rivers) Institutional Affiliation Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources - Natural History Survey Division(NHS) - Water Survey Division(SWS) - Geological ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982-05)
    Discusses key findings over 30 years of radar detection of thunderstorms, hail, tornadoes, and heavy rains in Illinois by the Illinois State Water Survey.

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  • Nelson, Marcia E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    In 1897 the Illinois State Water Survey issued its first publication, entitled Chemical Survey of the Water Supplies of Illinois, Preliminary Report. This report was designated Bulletin 1. In succeeding years the State ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    This report addresses one of the 13 major water planning issues identified as a part of a multi-year effort of the Illinois State Water Plan. The planning activity began in 1980 with the appointment by Governor Thompson ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    The Illinois State Water Survey has been conducting fish bioassays since 1974. The principal objective of the work is to determine the tolerance of some fishes native to Illinois, mainly bluegill, largemouth bass, and ...

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  • Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    Quincy Bay is a complex backwater along the Mississippi River adjacent to the City of Quincy, Illinois. Hunting, fishing, and boating are common in the bay. Sediment accumulation in Quincy Bay has been a concern for many ...

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  • Hsu, Chin-Fei; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1981)
    During the dry summer of 1978, a group of citizens in southeastern Illinois became interested in the possibility of obtaining additional rainfall through the use of a weather modification program. By the latter part of the ...

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  • Ivens, J. Loreena; Bhowmik, Nani G.; Brigham, Allison R.; Gross, David L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1981)
    Again and again residents of the Kankakee River Basin in Illinois had voiced concerns about the degrading quality of the river — particularly from sedimentation. By June 1978 it was clear — the myriad problems of the ...

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  • Hendrie, L. Keith; Wendland, Wayne M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1981)
    The potential resource of solar and wind energy over the area of Illinois is indeed great. The percent of total demand which may be realized from these two "renewable" energy sources depends on the maximum potential, and ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    Since 1971 the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) has been evolving a design of a multi-year precipitation modification experiment for the Midwest. The planning became more focused in 1976 and the research more intensive ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Hsu, Chin-Fei (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    In 1978, during a dry summer period, a group of citizens in the Saline and Gallatin County area of southeastern Illinois became interested in the possibility of obtaining additional rainfall through the use of a weather ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1979)
    In cooperation with the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Water Resources(IDOTDWR), the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) now provides two important services for local officials, engineers, and planners. ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1979)
    What is the Illinois State Water Survey? The Water Survey is a state agency that carries out research and services in the field of water resources. We examine and study the water resources of the state in all aspects and ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Hsu, Chin-Fei; Towery, Neil G. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1979)
    A central area of research and services of the Atmospheric Sciences Section of the Illinois State Water Survey is planned weather modification. As part of our broad program, we attempt to evaluate, when time and skilled ...

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  • Grosch, Ronald C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1978-02)
    Probabilities for various types of severe weather (thunder, hail, tornadoes, and heavy raindays) have been determined as a function of the maximum daily cloud top height observed by weather radars. The probabilities are ...

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-07)
    This is the eleventh in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-07)
    This is the twelfth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-04)
    This is the seventh in a series of Technical Letters dealing with methods for removal of contaminants fro m water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-04)
    This is the eighth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that a supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-04)
    This is the tenth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-04)
    This is the sixth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-02)
    This is the fourth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-02)
    This is the second of a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-02)
    This is the third in a series of technical letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977-02)
    This is the fifth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with the federal and state drinking water standards.

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  • Amore, Francis (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977)
    This is the first of a series of Technical Letters dealing with the state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal drinking water standards.

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977)
    These Recommendations for water treatment of boilers and water systems have been prepared by the Illinois State Water Survey for Illinois State Institutions. These have been adopted as Standard by the Mental Health ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977)
    This is the ninth in a series of Technical Letters dealing with state of the art methods for removal of contaminants from water supplies so that the supply will be in compliance with state and federal secondary drinking ...

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  • Gatz, Donald F.; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne IL, 1976-11)
    Climate was the most important factor in producing the Great Lakes we have today. Through glacial action during the Pleistocene Epoch, the surface topography, shape, and depth of Lake Michigan were determined. Today the ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Towery, Neil G. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1976)
    The first major weather modification project to occur in Illinois was pursued in East Central Illinois during late July-August of 1976. It related to an effort to increase summer rainfall. A group of farmers and others ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1972)
    Urbana has a temperate continental climate with characteristics reflecting its geographical position in Illinois. Urbana's climate is representative of the conditions found in East Central Illinois, which is primarily an ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1971-11)
    Considers concentrations of eight minor elements (cadmium, chromium, copper, lithium, lead, nickel, strontium, and zinc) observed in samples taken from Illinois streams 1966-1971.

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  • Ackermann, William C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1971-03)
    Provides information on the extent of lakes and similar bodies of water in Illinois and how evaporation is measured.

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  • Ackermann, William C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1970)
    This letter is a re-issue of Illinois rainfall frequency relations that were presented in Technical Letter 1 (February 1959) and Technical Letter 4 (March 1960), which are now out of print. These data remain valid and have ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1969)
    The information in this letter is relevant to the cost of construction and operation of municipal sewage treatment facilities in Illinois. It represents another product of current research at the Illinois State Water Survey ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    This technical letter concerns the cost of reservoirs in Illinois, and represents one product of research on the cost of water resources development currently under way at the Illinois State Water Survey. Technical Letter ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    This information on the cost of pumping water represents one product of research currently under way at the Illinois State Water Survey on the cost of water resource development. Technical Letters 7 and 8 have treated water ...

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  • Ackermann, William C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    This letter concerning the cost of wells and pumps represents one product of research currently under way at the Illinois State Water Survey on the cost of water resources development. Parallel studies are going forward ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    Information presented here on the cost of treating surface water and groundwater in Illinois represents one product of research currently under way at the Illinois State Water Survey on the cost of water resources development. ...

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  • Ivens, J. Loreena (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    The great rivers and lakes were the first pathways into the wilderness. These paths led to Illinois — by the Mississippi on the west, the Ohio and Wabash on the south and east, and Lake Michigan on the northeast. The state ...

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  • Ackerman, William C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1967-10)
    This technical letter concerns the cost of water transmission lines, and represents one product of research on the cost of water resources development currently under way at the Ill inois State Water Survey. Parallel ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1966)
    In Illinois about 25 percent of all water samples from wells of 50 foot depth or less have been found to contain an excessive concentration of nitrate. Because this can be a serious problem in the use of such water, the ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Danville is an industrial and agricultural community located in east-central Illinois. The surrounding topography is an extremely flat glacial plain, although the city is partially located in the incised valley of the ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Kankakee is an industrial and commercial center in the northeastern portion of central Illinois, and serves as the county seat for Kankakee County. The course of the Kankakee River passes through the city, and the local ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Hillsboro is a farming and commercial center and the county seat of Montgomery County. The surrounding area is part of the Springfield Plain Physiographic Section. The topography is generally flat with broad, shallow ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Decatur is an industrial and commercial city located in central Illinois. . It is the county seat of Macon County and the home of Milliken University. The topography around Decatur is largely a flat featureless glacial ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Bloomington and Normal are adjoining cities forming an urban area that serves as an agricultural, commercial, and industrial center for a portion of central Illinois. The rich agricultural area surrounding Bloomington-Normal ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Carbondale is largely an educational community, the home of Southern Illinois University. Carbondale lies in eastern Jackson County, at the northern edge of the Shawnee Hills Physiographic Section. This section of relatively ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Charleston is an agricultural and educational center, the home of Eastern Illinois University, and is the county seat for Coles County. Charleston is located on the broad Shelbyville Moraine which separates the physiographic ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Aurora is an industrial and residential city located along the Fox River in southeastern Kane County. The surrounding topography is a ridged plain typical of areas with three stages of the Pleistocene Glacial Period. The ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
    Havana is located along the Illinois River and occupies a portion of the river's broad flood plain in Central Illinois. Gently undulating plains lie to the west and east of the river valley. The topography does hot materially ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1964)
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