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Title: Swords water quality study - phase 1 : modelling the water quality of the River Thames
Author: National Rivers Authority Thames Region
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
To investigate the effects of the proposed new surface water abstraction from the river Thames near Abingdon, Thames Water set up the water quality model Tomcat for the period October 1984 - Sept 1989. The model was set up for the stretch of the Thames between Farmoor water intake and Days weir and upon achieving a satisfactory calibration of the model at three sites, Thames Water supplied a copy of the calibrated data files to the Thames NRA. This report is an assessment of the accuracy of the initial calibration and also outlines an attempt to validate the model using data from the period January 1990 - December 1991. The only changes during the validation of the model were to the data sets of water quality and flow. These became either changed or scaled to the 1990/91 data. All other details of the model remain the same and may be found in Progress Reports 1 and 2 written by Thames Water Utilities.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Water quality surveysWater abstractionDataModelsMethodology
Geographic Keywords: Thames
Extent: n.p. [100]
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:3617
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