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Upper Chattahoochee River Basin, Georgia

Map of the Upper Chattahoochee River Basin, GeorgiaAs part of five different studies conducted from 1999 through 2002, 74 water samples were collected at 26 sites in the upper Chattahoochee River Basin and analyzed for emerging contaminants. In general, the number detected and concentrations of emerging contaminants decreased from effluent samples, to stream samples collected during wet-weather conditions, to stream samples collected during baseflow conditions, to drinking-water samples respectively.

Available Publications

Frick, E.A., and Dalton, M.S., 2005, Characterization of anthropogenic organic compounds in the source water and drinking water for the City of Atlanta, October 2002–September 2004: in Hatcher, K.J., ed., Proceedings of the 2005 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, Georgia, April 25–27, 2005: Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, p. 125-131, CD-ROM.

Frick, E.A., Henderson, A.K., Moll, D.M., Furlong, E.T., and Meyer, M.T., 2001, Presence of pharmaceuticals in wastewater effluent and drinking water, Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, July-September 1999: in Hatcher, K.J., ed., Proceedings of the 2001 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, Georgia, March 26-27, 2001: Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, p. 282 (Abstract).

Frick, E.A., and Zaugg, S.D., 2003, Organic wastewater contaminants in the Upper Chattahoochee River Basin, Georgia, 1999-2002, in Hatcher, K.J., ed., Proceedings of the 2003 Georgia Water Resources Conference, Athens, Georgia, April 23-23, 2003: Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Henderson, A.K., Moll, D.M., Frick, E.A., Zaugg, S.D., 2001, Presence of wastewater tracers and endocrine disrupting chemicals in treated wastewater effluent and in municipal drinking water, Metropolitan Atlanta, 1999: in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Water, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 9-11, 2001: National Ground Water Association, p. 110-111, CD-ROM (Abstract).

Moll, D.M., Frick, E.A., Henderson, A.K., Furlong, E.T., Meyer,. M.T., 2001, Presence of pharmaceuticals in treated wastewater effluent and surface water supply systems, Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, July-September 1999: in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Water, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 9-11, 2001: National Ground Water Association, p. 82-83, CD-ROM (Abstract).

Peters, N.E., Frick, E.A., Painter, J.A., and Hillick, T.A., 2004, Organic wastewater compounds in urban streams, Atlanta, Georgia: in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Pharmaceuticals and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Water, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 13-15, 2004: National Ground Water Association, p. 63-69, CD-ROM.

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