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  • Bioaccumulation of Pollutants in California Waters: A Review of Historic Data and Assessment of Impacts on Fishing and Aquatic Life

    Bioaccumulation of Pollutants in California Waters: A Review of Historic Data and Assessment of Impacts on Fishing and Aquatic Life

    California State Water Resources Control Board, San Francisco Estuary Institute | October 24, 2007...
    Summary

    This report was written for the State Water Resources Control Board’s Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) as a step toward the development...

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  • Estimating Exposure of Piscivorous Birds and Sport Fish to Mercury in California Lakes Using Prey Fish Monitoring—A Predictive Tool for Managers

    Estimating Exposure of Piscivorous Birds and Sport Fish to Mercury in California Lakes Using Prey Fish Monitoring—A Predictive Tool for Managers

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) | May 22, 2015...
    Summary

    Numerous water bodies in California are listed under the Clean Water Act as being impaired due to mercury (Hg) contamination. The Surface Water...

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  • Land Use, Pollutants, and Water Quality in California Streams

    Land Use, Pollutants, and Water Quality in California Streams

    California State Water Resources Control Board | April 12, 2012...
    Summary

    A number of spatial patterns were evident in this survey of watersheds from throughout California. Stream sediment concentrations of heavy metals, such as...

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  • Mercury Risks to Wildlife in California Lakes: Statewide Survey Finds Fish-Eating Birds at Risk in Many Lakes

    Mercury Risks to Wildlife in California Lakes: Statewide Survey Finds Fish-Eating Birds at Risk in Many Lakes

    U.S. Geological Survey | May 22, 2015...
    Summary

    Numerous water bodies in California are listed under the Clean Water Act as being impaired by mercury contamination. Mercury generally poses risks both...

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  • Statewide Perspective on Chemicals of Concern and Connections Between Stream Water Quality and Land Use

    Statewide Perspective on Chemicals of Concern and Connections Between Stream Water Quality and Land Use

    California State Water Resources Control Board | February 1, 2012...
    Summary

    The California Surface Waters Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) is tasked with assessing water quality in all of California’s surface waters. The program conducts...

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  • Status of California’s Wadeable Perennial Streams (2000-2007)

    Status of California’s Wadeable Perennial Streams (2000-2007)

    California State Water Resources Control Board, Non-point Source Program | October 1, 2011...
    Summary

    The Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program’s (SWAMP) Perennial Streams Assessment (PSA) surveys measure the ability of California’s perennial wadeable streams (some 85,000 km)...

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  • The Perennial Streams Assessment (PSA): An Assessment of Biological Condition using the New California Stream Condition Index (CSCI)

    The Perennial Streams Assessment (PSA): An Assessment of Biological Condition using the New California Stream Condition Index (CSCI)

    California State Water Resources Control Board | June 1, 2015...
    Summary

    PSA stream surveys found that the majority of stream length in the Sierra Nevada and North Coast is in good biological condition, while...

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