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Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents

Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services [distributor] in Northborough, Mass, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- Environmental aspects,
  • Runoff -- Measurement,
  • Water quality biological assessment,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Measurement

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Denny R. Buckler and Gregory E. Granato
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 99-240, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 99-240
    ContributionsGranato, Gregory E, National Highway Runoff Data and Methodology Synthesis (Program : U.S.), Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13627618M
    OCLC/WorldCa45080785

    Constructed wetlands are increasingly being seen as a viable solution to the treatment of highway runoff. This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the heavy metal Cited by: characterization and pollutant loading estimation for highway runoff Three highway segments typical of urban, semiurban, and rural settings in the Piedmont region of North Carolina were monitored to characterize the respective runoff constituent concentrations and pollutant discharge or export loadings. When such use impairments are found that are due to highway and/or urban area street runoff, then site-specific BMPs are developed that control the input of the pollutants, i.e. those constituents that cause impairment of the beneficial uses of the receiving waters for the . TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report Evaluation of Best Management Practices for Highway Runoff Control examines best management practices for highway runoff control. These practices are designed to provide a means of avoiding or mitigating the negative impacts of various pollutants that can be carried by rainfall into the groundwater and receiving waters.

    These soils, coupled with the new lead added to them from vehicular traffic are sources of lead in stormwater runoff that represent potential public health and environmental threats. This paper presents an overview review of the current understanding of the potential significance of lead in urban area and highway stormwater runoff as it may.


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Assessing Biological Effects from Highway-Runoff Constituents By Denny R. Buckler and Gregory E. Granato Abstract Increased emphasis on Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents book of nonpoint-source pollution has intensified the need for techniques that can be used to discern the toxi-cological effects of complex chemical mixtures.

In response, the use of biological Cited by: Get this from a library. Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents. [Denny R Buckler; Gregory E Granato; National Highway Runoff Data and Methodology Synthesis (Program: U.S.); Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Assessing Biological Effects from Highway-Runoff Constituents. By Denny R. Buckler and Gregory E. Granato. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99– A Contribution to the National Highway Runoff Data and Methodology Synthesis. ONLINE ONLY.

Stormwater, also spelled storm water, is water that originates from rain, including snow and ice ater can soak into the soil (infiltrate), be stored on the land surface in ponds and puddles, evaporate, or runoff is conveyed directly to nearby streams, rivers, or other water bodies (surface water) without natural landscapes, such as forests, soil absorbs much.

Assessing potential effects of highway runoff on receiving-water quality at selected sites in Oregon with the Stochastic Empirical Loading and Dilution Model (SELDM) Technical Report Full-text.

Discusses the amounts & types of pollutants derived from vehicles as well as other sources; reports on the pollutants found in highway runoff; the effect of highway runoff on streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands, soil water, & groundwater; the important constituents in runoff from construction sites & analyzes the effects on receiving water quality; & the results from studies of source management.

O'Reilly S, Morgan G, Heffron JJA, O'Halloran J. ; A review of the compostion, treatment and ecological effects of road runoff. In: Davenport J & Davenport JL (eds) The effects of human transsport on Ecosystems: Cars and Planes, Boats and Trains, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.

Google ScholarCited by: 8. The approach for assessing potential water quality effects of highway runoff on ESA-listed aquatic species that is described in this guide is based on risk, meaning that the risk, or more precisely, the probability of a particular “undesirable event” is calculated by taking into account.

Inthe U.S. Geological Survey and the Oregon Department of Transportation began a cooperative study to demonstrate use of the Stochastic Empirical Loading and Dilution Model (SELDM) for runoff-quality analyses in Oregon.

SELDM can be used to estimate stormflows, constituent concentrations, and loads from the area upstream of a stormflow discharge site, from the site of interest and in. Introduction Pollution in road runoff and its effect on aquatic organisms.

Road construction and traffic adversely affect the environment by altering the physical and chemical characteristics of nearby land, air, and water bodies (Gunderson et al., ).Water pollution by road-borne chemicals has received little attention compared with other deleterious by: Assessing Biological Effects from Highway-Runoff Constituents.

Open-File ReportU.S. Geological Survey, Washington, DC () 45 pp. Burton, G. A., Clark, S., and R. Pitt. The Role of Traditional and Novel Toxicity Test Methods in Assessing Stormwater and Sed- iment Contamination.

Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents. U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report California Department of Transportation. Energy and Transportation Systems. Callahan, E. The Basics of Biface Knapping in the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition.

Archaeology of Eastern North America   Prepared in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Transportation and the U.S.

Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Assessing Potential Effects of Highway Runoff on Receiving-Water Quality at Selected Sites in Oregon with the Stochastic Empirical Loading and Dilution Model (SELDM).

Assessing effects of highway bridge deck runoff on near-by recieving waters in coastal margins using remote monitoring techniques. Master's thesis, Texas A&M University. Texas A&M University. Available electronically from http: / / / /Cited by: 1. Assessing biological effects from highway-runoff constituents a contribution to the national highway runoff data and methodology synthesis, Northborough, Massachusetts pp- Collins, A.

Investigating oxidative DNA damage and its repair using the comet by: 6. Economic development and urbanization poses myriad challenges to transportation systems in relation to negative externalities such as traffic congestion and environmental health risks.

Accra, the capital of Ghana, faces mounting urban planning problems, for example traffic congestion, air pollution, traffic safety, and land use planning, among others. The paper aims to provide a system Cited by: to experience in receiving waters during highway runoff events.

RST 6h values for copper and zinc are more realistic thresholds for assessing risks. If the design process shows that the RST 24h will be achieved, it is predicted that highway runoff (either before or after treatment) will not cause short-term adverse effects in a receiving Size: 48KB.

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quality constituents in highway runoff can be predicted probabilistically, and the potential effects of these constituents on ESA-listed aquatic species can now be assessed using a “risk-based” approach. Specifically, the HI-RUN model permits the user to determine the probability that an.

Street Map Book, Washington, DC. American Monthly. Historic Clean Drinking Manor. Assessing Biological Effects from Highway-runoff Constituents.

U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report Northborough, Mass. Appendix D - References. RECEIVING WATER IMPACTS The constituents in highway runoff have been studied by many investigators who reported high loads of BOD, SS, nutrients, metals, de-icing salts, petroleum and oil compounds. They are concerned over detrimental effects on receiving water impacts which include hydrological, water quality, sediment and biological by: 9.

Assessing Impacts of State Highway Stormwater Runoff on Stream Invertebrate Communities Contents Acknowledgements ii Abbreviations and acronyms ii Foreword iii Historical perspective on transport stormwater run off iii Executive Summary 1 1 Introduction 4 Purpose and objective 4 Background 4 Hydrological effects 4.

Gregory Granato is a hydrologist whose research focuses on developing hydrologic software to provide actionable information for environmental decisionmakers. Gregory has worked with the USGS on projects covering all aspects of hydrology since Before that time he was an aerospace engineer working on the design of the Space Station's water and waste treatment systems.

the receiving water, the potential for dispersion, the size of the catchment area, and the biological diversity of the ecosystem are some of the factors which determine the extent and importance of runoff effects. Most of the pollutant load in highway runoff is either the suspended particulate matter, or material adsorbed to the suspended Size: 2MB.

Denny R. Buckler's 33 research works with 1, citations and 1, reads, including: Time-concentration-effect models in predicting chronic toxicity from acute toxicity data. Figure Relationship between basin development, riparian buffer width, and biological integrity in Puget Sound lowland streams.

(From May, C.W. Assessment of the Cumulative Effects of Urbanization on Small Streams in the Puget Sound Lowland Ecoregion: Implications for Salmonid Resource Size: KB.

Methodology to Measure Small Particles and Associated Constituents in Highway Runoff Draft Final Report Prepared for: California Department of Transportation Division of Environmental Analysis N Street Sacramento, CA by: Masoud Kayhanian, and Thomas Young Center for Environmental and Water Resources Engineering.

To fully account for the toxicity potential of the runoff, the cumulative effects of the pollutants should be assessed, ideally by biological analyses. Acute toxicity tests with were used to measure the toxicity of runoff from three major highway sections in Israel for 2 yr.

Highway first flushes resulted in Cited by: 1. Draining highway runoff through grass channels 60 meters in length greatly reduced TSS and metals concentrations and the consequent toxic effects.

The major product of this research is a guide to assessing and mitigating the impacts of highway runoff to receiving waters. An assessment of long-term monitoring data for constructed wetlands for urban highway runoff control.

Water Quality Research Journal of Canada Faulkner, S., and C. Richardson. EFFECTS OF SEDIMENTS ON BMPS FOR HIGHWAY RUNOFF CONTROL Matthew L. Garder, M.S. University of Nebraska, Advisor: John Stansbury Numerous studies conducted on highway stormwater runoff and its control with Best Management Practices (BMPs) indicate that sediment is the major pollutant that affects performance and longevity of : Matthew Garder.

Effect of Road Shoulder Treatments on Highway Runoff Quality and Quantity. Publication URL: Full Document (pdf 7, KB) This project examined the role that road shoulders play in the stormwater runoff process. The goal of the research was to determine the type of shoulder treatment that yields the least quantity of runoff of the highest quality.

EFFECTS OF HIGHWAY RUNOFF ON RECEIVING WATERS. VOLUME IV: PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS. FINAL REPORT. This guidelines manual is intended to provide the highway engineer and/or agency responsible for preparation of environmental assessments with the necessary procedures to evaluate potential impacts from stormwater runoff.

Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers,Scientists,and Engineers G. Allen Burton Jr., Robert Pitt A stand-alone working document, Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers assists scientists and regulators in determining when stormwater runoff causes adverse effects in the.

FOREWORD This LID Design Manual for National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project (01) is one of three reports of the project Evaluation of Best Management Practices and Low Impact Development for Highway Runoff Control that present results of this project, which ran between August and May CHARACTERIZATION AND POLLUTANT LOADING ESTIMATION FOR HIGHWAY RUNOFF IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA Camilo Torres, M.S.

University of Nebraska, Adviser: John Stansbury Stormwater from roadways could have negative effects on the environment. Typical highway runoff pollutants include heavy metals, petroleum hydrocarbons. Highway runoff: Effects of soluble pollutants on the ecology of receiving waters Ref: LIT PDF, KB, 2 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology.

After a storm, water often runs off of impervious urban surfaces directly into aquatic ecosystems. This stormwater runoff is a cocktail of toxicants that have serious effects on the ecological Cited by: 6.

Pitt, R. () Biological Effects of Urban Runoff Discharges. Presented at the Engineering Foundation Conference Urban Runoff and Receiving Systems: an Interdisciplinary Analysis of Impact, Monitoring and Management AugustMt Crested Butte Colorado New York, NY ASCE 50pp.

Highway Runoff Study Progress Report E. Robert Bawnann Principal Investigator Harvey A. Gullicks Project Manager August Department of Civil Engineering. The primary source of chloride was attributed to highway runoff containing road salts.

Kelly et al. () estimated that tonnes of road salt (representing 35 kg of chloride and 22 kg of sodium) were applied to the Chocolate Lake drainage basin during the winter of achieved in many of these systems for constituents commonly found in highway runoff; therefore, the sand filter was deemed the best management practice (BMP) for treating highway runoff in the Austin area.

The filter geometry in the systems constructed by TxDOT differs from that used by the City of Austin. TxDOT installed vertical sand filters.Indicators of the Environmental Impacts of Transportation literature review ranked the top three environmental impacts of road salt as (from most severe to least): 1) effects on roadside vegetation, 2) harm to soil structure, and 3) impacts on drinking water and aquatic life (TRB, ).