Browse Report of Investigation - Illinois State Water Survey by Title

  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Achtemeier, Gary L.; Hilberg, Steven D.; Knapp, H. Vernon; Olson, Robert D.; Roberts, Wyndham J.; Vinzani, Peter G. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    Hydrologic, meteorological, and climatological aspects of the 1980-1981 drought in Illinois are addressed. The drought is evaluated in terms of precipitation, streamflow, lakes and reservoirs, and groundwater resources of ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Black, Alan (Illinois State Water Survey, 2009-05)

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  • Knapp, H. Vernon; Angel, James R.; Atkins, Jennie R.; Bard, Luke; Getahun, Elias; Hlinka, Kenneth J.; Keefer, Laura L.; Kelly, Walton R.; Roadcap, George S. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2017)

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  • Roseboom, Donald P.; Richey, Dorothy, L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1977)
    Ninety-six hour residual chlorine bioassays were conducted on bluegill and channel catfish. In 96-hr acute toxicity studies with ammonia (NH3 -N) bass, in addition to bluegill and channel catfish, were included. The studies ...

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  • Singh, Krishan P.; Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    Plans were developed for optimal use of available groundwater and surface water resources for adequate and dependable water supply to all towns in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties. An efficient water-demand ...

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  • Lin, S.D.; Evans, R.L.; Beuscher, Davis B. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1978)
    During the 5-year period, October 1971 through September 1976, samples of water from 21 Illinois streams at 26 locations were collected monthly and examined to determine the concentration and genera of algae. Data have ...

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  • Wang, Wuncheng (Illinois State Water Survey, 1982)
    A technique was developed for algal toxicity assays. Algal communities obtained from several sewage treatment plants and surface waters were the test specimens. The toxicant used was zinc acetate The techniques that were ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Schicht, Richard, J. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    Banks of the Illinois River have been eroding because of natural and man-made acts. In many places the erosion is very severe, in other places the banks are stable. The bank erosion of the river was investigated in detail ...

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  • Jones, Douglas M.A.; Huff, Floyd A.; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1974)
    Studies involving precipitation in Illinois have shown the presence of 10 to 15 percent more precipitation in the average annual precipitation pattern in the Shawnee Hills area of southern Illinois than in nearby ftatlands. ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    High winds (in excess of 40 mph) of a non-tornadic origin are a major weather hazard in Illinois, producing more property loss than any other weather hazard and the third greatest weather loss to crops, in all 23% of total ...

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  • Lin, Shun Dar; Evans, Ralph L. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1980)
    Water samples from the Illinois River at Peoria were collected weekly and examined for total coliform (TC), fecal coliform (FC), fecal streptococcus (FS), and 17 chemical and physical parameters. The bacteria data obtained ...

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  • Lin, S.D.; Evans, R.L.; Beuscher, Davis B. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1975)
    During the period October 1971 to September 1973, samples of water from 35 Illinois streams at 41 locations were collected monthly and examined to determine the type, genera, and concentration of algae. Data for the 2-year ...

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  • Lin, S.D. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1978)
    A membrane filter (MF) method for fecal coliform (FC) in chlorinated wastewater effluents was developed and evaluated with 10 different types of MFs. A membrane is transferred onto M-FC agar for incubation at 44.5°C for ...

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  • Sonka, Steven T. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1979)
    This report first discusses gross benefits and costs of potential weather modification activities and the elements vital to a credible economic analysis of such activities. It then reviews and evaluates more than 60 existing ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Leffler, Steven M.; Shealy, Robin (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    This study concerned 1) effects and adjustments resulting from the record-low levels of Lake Michigan during 1964-1965, and 2) the potential effects of future low water levels resulting from expected climate changes. The ...

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  • Kelly, Walt; Panno, Sam; Hackley, Keith (Illinois State Water Survey, 2015-01)

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  • Lin, S.D. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1974)
    Total coliform (TC), fecal coliform (FC), and fecal streptococcus (FS) recoveries in chlorinated secondary sewage effluents were investigated by the membrane filter (MF) and multiple-tube (most probable number, MPN) methods. ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A., Jr.; Lardner, John P.; Vogel, John L.; Vinzani, Peter G. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1983)
    A series of moderate floods, some locally severe, occurred in Illinois in 1982. Flooding existed from late January to mid April and included three major events a late January flood in southern Illinois caused by a record ...

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  • Bowman, Jean A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)

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  • Sasman, R.T.; Benson, Curtis R.; Dzurisin, Gregory L.; Risk, N.E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1974)
    Large supplies of groundwater are developed from three aquifer systems in northern Illinois for public, industrial, and domestic uses. Sand and gravel and shallow dolomite aquifers are generally encountered at depths less ...

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