Spokane River PCBs and Other Toxics at the Spokane Tribal Boundary: Recommendations for Developing a Long-Term Monitoring Plan
Spokane River PCBs and Other Toxics at the Spokane Tribal Boundary: Recommendations for Developing a Long-Term Monitoring Plan (Number of pages: 59) (Publication Size: 2128KB)
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Note: TABLES C-1, C-2, and C-3
|Author(s)||Era-Miller, B. and M. McCall|
|Description||The Department of Ecology conducted seasonal monitoring for toxic contaminants in the Spokane River at the eastern Spokane Tribal boundary during 2015 – 2016. Toxics monitoring was conducted to provide recommendations for establishing a long-term monitoring program for the site.
Surface water and suspended sediment samples were taken during the three major hydraulic river regimes: spring high flow, summer low flow, and winter moderate flow. Samples were analyzed for PCBs, PBDEs, dioxins/furans, and metals (cadmium, copper, lead, and zinc). Three collection and extraction techniques were used to ensure detection of PCBs and PBDEs in surface water: CLAM (Continuous Low-level Aqueous Monitoring device), XAD-2, and liquid-liquid extraction of composite samples. Suspended sediments were collected with sediment traps.
Tables C-1, C-2, and C-3 are linked above as a Zip file.
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|Keywords||Spokane, Spokane River TMDL, toxics, toxics monitoring, Spokane River, tribe, PCBs|
|WEB PAGE||Improving the Spokane River|
|WATERSHED||Water Resource Inventory Area 54 Lower Spokane|
|DATA||Environmental Information Management (EIM) #BERA0012
Quality Assurance Project Plan: Spokane River PCBs and other Toxics Long Term Monitoring at the Spokane Tribal Boundary
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