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Title: Assessment of the water quality before, during and post commissioning of the interim Falmouth sewage treatment scheme - Report No. TWQ/98/01- May 1998
Author: Environment Agency South West Region
Document Type: Monograph
The Environment Agency is monitoring the impact of the Falmouth Interim Sewage Treatment Scheme on water quality in the Carrick Roads, Penryn River and Percuil River. The objectives are as follows: assessment of water quality before and after commissioning of the scheme; assessment of the dispersion of the sewage effluent plume from the Black Rock discharge using dye and spore tracers; assessment of the impact of the sewage effluent plume from the Black Rock discharge on marine macro benthos in the vicinity of the outfall During the commissioning surveys, the discharge was operated in such a way that sewage effluent was discharged at the maximum rate which will be used following full scheme commissioning. Therefore concentrations reported here are representative of those that can be expected during normal operating conditions. This report describes the surveys undertaken at Falmouth between 12th March 1998 and ' 23rd April 1998, which assess the water quality before and during the commissioning of the Interim Scheme.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1998
Publication Place: [Exeter]
Subject Keywords: Bathing waterWater qualityWater qualityBaseline surveysTidesEstuariesGeochemical surveysRiver Quality Objectives
Geographic Keywords: West Cornwall and the Fal catchmentFalmouthFal (Cornwall)Penryn (river)Percuil (river)Fal Estuary
Extent: 16; + figures, tables, appendices
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