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Wastewater Chemicals in Colorado’s Streams and Ground Water

Back to Fact Sheet 2004–3127

By Lori A. Sprague and William A. Battaglin


Figure 3. A new analytical method developed by the U.S. Geological Survey measures concentrations of 62 wastewater chemicals in water. Measurable concentrations of one or more of these wastewater chemicals were found in streams in urban and forested areas and in domestic and municipal wells.
Figure 3. A new analytical method developed by the U.S. Geological Survey measures concentrations of 62 wastewater chemicals in water. Measurable concentrations of one or more of these wastewater chemicals were found in streams in urban and forested areas and in domestic and municipal wells.




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