Title: Coliform transport in a pristine reservoir : modeling and field studies
Authors : Garvey, Elisa
Tobiason, John E.
Hayes, Michael
Wolfram, Evelyn
Reckhow, David A.
Male, James W.
Published in : Water Science and Technology
Volume(Issue) : 37
Issue : 2
Pages : 137
Pages to: 144
Publisher / Ed. Institution : IWA Publishing
Issue Date: 1998
Language : Englisch / English
Subjects : Coliform fate and transport; Coliform decay; Hydrodynamic modeling; Water currents; Water quality modeling
Subject (DDC) : 577: Ökologie
Abstract: This paper reports on field studies and model development aimed at understanding coliform fate and transport in the Quabbin Reservoir, an oligotrophic drinking water supply reservoir. An investigation of reservoir currents suggested the importance of wind driven phenomena, and that both lateral and vertical circulation patterns exist. In-situ experiments of coliform decay suggested dependence on light intensity and yielded an appropriate decay coefficient to be used in CE-QUAL-W2, a two-dimensional hydrodynamic and water quality model. Modeling confirmed the sensitivity of reservoir outlet concentration to vertical variability within the reservoir, meteorological conditions, and location of coliform source.
Departement: Life Sciences und Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institut für Chemie und Biotechnologie (ICBT)
Publication type: Beitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschrift / Article in scientific Journal
Type of review: Peer review (Publikation)
DOI : 10.1016/S0273-1223(98)00048-1
ISSN: 0273-1223
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/3039
License (according to publishing contract) : Lizenz gemäss Verlagsvertrag / Licence according to publishing contract
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