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Title:Water Quality and Aquatic Habitat Suitability Assessment: Sangamon River between Decatur and Petersburg
Author(s):Larson, Robert S.; Butts, Thomas A.; Singh, Krishan P.
Contributor(s):Kingston, Eva C.; Brown, Kathleen J.; Masterson, Edward
Subject(s):Sangamon River (Ill.)
River basins
Water quality
Stream channelization
Aquatic habitats
Geographic Coverage:Sangamon River
Central Illinois
Lake Decatur, IL
Petersburg, IL
Abstract:The overall objective of this study was to evaluate the relationships between water quality, water quantity, stream channel characteristics, and aquatic habitat suitability in the Sangamon River from Lake Decatur to Petersburg. Phase 1 of this study involved the assessment of water quality in the study reach, with the key water quality indicator being dissolved oxygen (DO). The relationships between flow, channel characteristics, and aquatic habitats were investigated during phase 2.
Issue Date:1994-05
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:ISWS Contract Report CR 571
Genre:Technical Report
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Sponsor:Division of Water Resources, Illinois Department of Transportation
Rights Information:Copyright ... University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved. This document is a product of the Illinois State Water Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois State Water Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended for research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-11-18

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