Lake Whatcom Watershed Cooperative Drinking Water Protection Project: Results of 1998 Water, Sediment and Fish Tissue Sampling
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|Author(s)||Serdar, D., D. Davis, and J. Hirsch|
|Description||The Washington State Department of Ecology conducted a screening-level survey of contaminants in the Lake Whatcom and Whatcom Creek watersheds during 1998. Sampling included water collected from six streams or storm drains during spring and fall rainstorms; sediments from the same six stream/storm drain sites as well as from three sites in Lake Whatcom; and tissues from several species of fish found in Lake Whatcom and Whatcom Creek. Sites were assessed for a variety of contaminants including fecal coliform bacteria, nutrients, metals, total petroleum hydrocarbons, semivolatile organics (PAHs, phthalates, phenols), pesticides, and PCBs.|
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|Keywords||toxics, results, tissue, toxics monitoring, sampling, Whatcom, county, water, watershed, basin, contaminant, creek, grant, lake, mercury, pH, rule, toxic, urban, zinc, sediment, Puget Sound, drinking water, fish|
|WATERSHED||Water Resource Inventory Area 01 Nooksack|
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