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Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5162

Scientific Investigations Report 2008–5162
Version 1.1, December 2008

Hydrologic and Water-Quality Responses in Shallow Ground Water Receiving Stormwater Runoff and Potential Transport of Contaminants to Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada, 2005–07

Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management

By Jena M. Green, Carl E. Thodal, and Toby L. Welborn

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Table of Contents

Conversion Factors and Datums



Location and General Features


Simulation of Ground-Water Flow

Water Quality in and Near Park Avenue Stormwater Control System

Ground-Water Discharge and Nutrient Loading to Lake Tahoe

Summary and Conclusions


References Cited

Appendix A. Water-Quality Data (PDF, 211KB)

Appendix B. Bottom-Sediment Quality Data (PDF, 57 KB)



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