Accession Number:

ADA014300

Title:

Aquatic Field Survey at Iowa Army Ammunition Plant.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL TECHNOLOGY CORP ANN ARBOR MICH

Report Date:

1975-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

152.0

Abstract:

Field collections were conducted during the summer period 12-24 August 1974. Material and specimens were collected for species diversity and distribution, chemical analysis of water and sediments, and bioaccumulation and biodegradation of munition compounds. Station locations used during this survey were established after consideration of the following 1 the present sampling program conducted by plant personnel 2 the effluent locations from various Operation Groups or Lines and 3 the data received through past reports. There are approximately 21 miles of stream within the plant boundaries which also includes two lakes formed by the construction of dams. Three stream systems have their origins or pass through the IAAP installation. These include Long Creek which originates, in part, outside the installation boundary Brush Creek which originates within the installation and Spring Creek which also orginates, in part, outside the IAAP boundaries.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE