CE 11 HW 7

CE 11 HW 7 - CE 11 HW 7 Eddie Lo 19483002 1. According to...

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CE 11 HW 7 Eddie Lo 19483002 1. According to tables 2 and 3, the top three causes of water pollution in rivers are sediments/siltation, pathogens, and habitat alterations. The top three sources are agriculture, unknown/unspecified, and hydrologic modification. The top three causes of water pollution in lakes are nutrients, metals, and organic enrichment. The top three sources are unknown/unspecified, agriculture, and atmospheric deposition. The top three causes of water pollution in estuaries are metals, nutrients, and organic enrichment. The top three sources are unknown/unspecified, industrial discharges, and municipal discharges. 2. A) Water for Berkeley comes from the Pardee Reservoir and treated at the Orrinda plant, according to the map. B) PHG stands for the “public health goal,” which is, according to the file, the “level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to health” and this metric is set by the CA Environmental Protection Agency. On the other hand, the MCL
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course CE 11 taught by Professor Horvath during the Spring '11 term at Berkeley.

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CE 11 HW 7 - CE 11 HW 7 Eddie Lo 19483002 1. According to...

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