Perfluorinated Compounds in Washington Rivers and Lakes
Perfluorinated Compounds in Washington Rivers and Lakes (Number of pages: 93) (Publication Size: 1MB)
|Author(s)||Furl, C. and C. Meredith|
|Description||The study represents an exploratory effort seeking information on 13 perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) statewide in surface waters, wastewater treatment plant effluents, and fish tissues. Surface water and effluent samples were collected during periods of low and high flows. Additionally, PFC concentrations were measured from 11 osprey eggs from the Lower Columbia River.
Generally speaking, total PFC concentrations in all matrices recorded as part of the study were within or below the range of values recorded at other United States locations. The maximum osprey egg concentration (910 ng/g) was the second highest recorded value for that medium.
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|Keywords||Lower Columbia River, WRIA 46, WRIA 43, surface water, Columbia River, fish, urban, river, toxic, PBTs, lake, chemical action plan|
|WEB PAGE||Toxics studies|
|WATERSHED||Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 01,WRIA 07,WRIA 08,WRIA 09,WRIA 10,WRIA 21,WRIA 34,WRIA 43,WRIA 46,WRIA 54,WRIA CR)
|DATA||Environmental Information Management (EIM) #cfur0003
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