22 Determinants of Water Quality 13

22 Determinants of Water Quality 13 - Temperature municipal...

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Temperature municipal industrial Industrial Cooling asphalt and concrete pavement
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Cooling Water billions of m 3 (%) Electric Power 153.7 81.23 Primary Metals 12.8 6.76 Chemical and Products 11.8 6.24 Petroleum and Coal 4.6 2.43 Paper and Products 2.30 1.21 Food 1.48 0.78 Machinery 0.620 0.34 Rubber and Plastics 0.484 0.26 Transportation 0.386 0.21 All Other 1.03 0.54 Totals 189.2 100,0 Temperature
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Temperature Poikilothermic Organisms Changes in the growth rates of cold-blooded aquatic organisms and many biochemical reaction rates can often be approximated by a rule which predicts that growth rates will double if temperature increases by 10°C (18°F) within their "preferred" range Fish, insects, zooplankton, phytoplankton, bacteria Increased temperature, however, impacts dissolved oxygen contents.
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Temperature and Oxygen The solubility of oxygen in water is highly temperature dependent. Oxygen 10.1 mg/L 8.3 mg/L 15 o C 25 o C
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Cold water species: 5 mg/L
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course SWS 2007 taught by Professor bonczek during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.

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