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August 01, 2016

Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Housatonic River Sediments in Massachusetts and Connecticut, USA: Determination, Distribution, and Transport

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May 19, 2010

Debris Management Plan: Monthly Update

Categories: Water Quality

Author: D. J. Pudlo

Source: First Light Power Resources

Volume: NA

Pages: NA

Keywords: Debris removal, skimming schedule requirements, hazards, equipment repairs

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May 19, 2010

Nutrient Loads to Lake Lillinonah

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Jonathan Morrison and Michael Colombo

Source: jen_klug

Volume: NA

Pages: NA

Keywords: Lake Lillinonah, nutrient loads, watershed, nitrogen, phosphorus, total yield, loads, flow, daily discharge, water quality, model

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May 12, 2010

Preliminary Assessment of Ecological Impacts due to NGS's proposal to Change Operating Levels of Lake Lillinonah

Categories: Lake Dynamics

Author: Penelope C. Sharp

Source: CCA, LLC

Volume: N/A

Pages: 0-80

Keywords: ecological impacts, hydroelectric power generation

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Comments: The purpose of this investigation was to examine the result from the potential rise in surface water levels should the current lake management patterns be altered.

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May 12, 2010

Invasive Aquatic Plants in Lakes Candlewood, Lillinonah, and Zoar Monitoring Report 2007

Categories: Invasive Species

Author: Gregory J. Bugbee, et al.

Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven

Volume: Bulletin 1017

Pages: 1-100

Keywords: invasive species, aquatic plants, Lake Lillinonah, Candlewood Lake, Lake Zoar, hydroelectric generation, mapping plant-life, management techniques

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May 12, 2010

Responsiveness Summary to the Peer Review of the Ecological Risk Assessment GE/Housatonic River Site Rest of River

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Tod Delong, et al.

Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Volume: N/A

Pages: Mainly 20-24/372

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: EPA, ecological risk assessment, GE/Housatonic River Site Rest of River, tPCB, sediment, depth of sediment

Copyright Protected? No, this document is not copyright protected.

Comments: This document presents the response from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the comments and questions raised by an independent Peer Review Panel following their review of the Ecological Risk Assessment for the GE/Housatonic River Site Rest of River (ERA) released in July 2003.

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May 12, 2010

2008 State of Connecticut Integrated Water Quality Report

Categories: Water Quality

Source: State of Connecticut

Volume: N/A

Pages: 1-308

Keywords: water quality, Lake Lillinonah, Clean Water Act, Housatonic River, assessments

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Comments: This report was prepared to satisfy statutory reporting requirements pursuant to both Sections 305(b) and 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). CWA Section 305(b) requires each State to monitor, assess and report on the quality of its waters relative to attainment of designated uses established by the State’s Water Quality Standards.

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May 12, 2010

Connecticut Lakes: A Study of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Fifty-six Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Richard W. Canavan IV and Peter A. Siver

Source: Connecticut College Arboretum

Volume: N/A

Pages: 0-53

Keywords: chemical changes, physical changes, Connecticut lakes, analysis

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

Comments: The primary purpose of this book is to provide a current analysis of the chemical, physical, and biological conditinos of 56 Connecticut water bodies.

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May 12, 2010

Water Chemistry and Fertility of Twenty-three Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Water Quality

Author: W.A. Norvell and Charles R. Frink

Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Volume: 759

Pages: 0-45

Keywords: Eutrophication, algal blooms, Connecticut lakes

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May 12, 2010

Chemical and Physical Properties of Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Charles R. Frink and W.A. Norvell

Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Volume: 817

Pages: 0-26

Keywords: Connecticut lakes, nutrient and chemical analysis, eutrophication, weeds, algae

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Comments: This report summarizes the analyses of all 70 lakes and interprets the results in terms of nutrient status and consequent growth of weeds and algae.

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May 12, 2010

Lake Lillinonah and Lake Zoar 1984-1985 Water Quality Study

Categories: Water Quality

Author: CT DEP Water Compliance Unit and Northeast Utilities Service Company

Volume: N/A

Keywords: Housatonic River, hydroelectric generation, algae blooms, water quality, eutrophication

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May 12, 2010

RVRFLO: A hydraulic simulator of water quality in the Housatonic River in Connecticut

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Donald E. Aylor and Charles R. Frink

Source: The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Volume: 780

Pages: 0-53

Keywords: water quality, Housatonic River, PCBs, chemicals,nutrients, pollutants,

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May 12, 2010

Nutrient-Algal Relationships in Lake Lillinonah

Categories: Water Quality

Author: EPA Office of Enforcement

Volume: N/A

Keywords: algal bloom, Aphanizomenon, Anabaena,

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May 12, 2010

A Connecticut Lakes Management Program Effort

Categories: Contaminants

Author: T.C. Winter

Source: Connecticut Institute of Water Resources Special Reports

Volume: Report No. 30

Pages: 37-133

Keywords: Eutrophication problems, Connecticut lakes, algae blooms,phosphorous concentrations

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May 12, 2010

Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Housatonic River Sediments in Massachusetts and Connecticut: Determination and Transport

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Charles R. Frink, et al.

Source: Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven

Volume: N/A

Keywords: Polychlorinated biphenyls, sediment, distribution, riverbeds, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Housatonic River, Transportation, Water quality, suspended sediment, suspended load, contamination, cores, deposition, particle size, Lake Zoar, Woods Pond, Lake Lillinonah

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May 12, 2010

Invasion potential of the Zebra Mussel Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) in Connecticut: Predictions from Water Chemistry Data

Categories: Invasive Species

Author: Thomas E. Murray, et al.

Source: Connecticut Institute of Water Resources Special Reports

Volume: Special Report No. 36

Pages: 0-35

Keywords: Zebra Mussel, Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas), biofouling threat, predicting spread of Dreissena,

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May 12, 2010

Eurasian watermilfoil on Candlewood Lake: Management Considerations and Possible Alternatives to the Deep Drawdown

Categories: Invasive Species

Author: Melinda Tarsi

Source: Candlewood Lake Authority

Volume: N/A

Pages: 0-20

Keywords: invasive aquatic plants, Candlewood Lake, Lake Lillinonah, Lake Zoar, Housatonic River Project

Copyright Protected? No, this document is not copyright protected.

Comments: Mostly about Candlewood Lake, very little info on Lillinonah

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May 12, 2010

Lake Lillinonah's Debut

Categories: Media Mention

Author: Bernard J. Malahan

Source: New York Times

Volume: N/A

Pages: X21

Keywords: Lake Lillinonah, Shepaug Dam, recreational facilities, hydroelectric plants, CL&P, artificial lakes, power

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May 12, 2010

Connecticut Dam to Yield A Bonus

Categories: Media Mention

Author: Richard H. Parke

Source: New York Times

Volume: N/A

Pages: 33

Keywords: Lake Lillinonah, Shepaug Dam, hydroelectric project, Housatonic River, CL&P

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May 12, 2010

Park to Honor Editor: Connecticut Buys Lake Tract in Memory of George Waldo

Categories: Media Mention

Source: New York Times

Volume: N/A

Pages: 48

Keywords: Lillinonah, Connecticut, state park

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

Comments: Connecticut buys land for state park

May 12, 2010

Access to Nonexistent Complaints was Denied.

Categories: Media Mention

Source: The Connecticut Law Tribune

Volume: N/A

Pages: N/A

Keywords: Lillinonah, complaints, Freedom of Information Act, Lake Lillinonah Authority,

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May 12, 2010

Exchange of Phosphate Between Sediment and Water in Three Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Water Quality

Author: W.A. Norvell

Source: Northeastern Weed Sci. Soc. Proc.

Volume: 26

Pages: 173-175

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: Phosphorus, lake depth

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

Comments: The contribution of P by sediments in Lillinonah is lower because of their greater depth, better thermal stratification, and shorter retention times.

May 12, 2010

Estimating Nutrient Exports to Estuaries

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Charles R. Frink

Source: J. Environ. Qual.

Volume: 20

Pages: 717-724

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: Nitrogen, Phosphorus, nutrients, Connecticut lakes

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

Comments: Nutrient retention models for N and P described on p. 720. Hoosg 1986-1989 2/3 of T P was soluble

May 12, 2010

Experimental measurements of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) impacts on phytoplankton community composition

Categories: Invasive Species

Author: David T. E. Bastviken

Source: Freshwater Biology

Volume: 39

Pages: 375

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, phytoplankton, invasive speices

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

May 12, 2010

Comparison of Point and Nonpoint Sources of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans to Sediments of the Housatonic River

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Brian D. Eltzer

Source: Environ. Sci. Technol.

Volume: 27

Pages: 1632-1637

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: Housatonic River, sediments, PCBs, gas chromatography, sources, component analysis, PCDD

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

May 12, 2010

Enhanced Longitudinal Mixing in a Lake Caused by Inflow-Induced Circulation

Categories: Lake Dynamics

Author: F.J. Ferrandino and D.E. Aylor

Source: Water Resources Research

Volume: 21

Pages: 221-228

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: Lillinonah, Connecticut, mixing, water circulation, destratification, seasonal variation, lakes, alkalinity, tracers, inflow, entrainment, countercurrent flow

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May 12, 2010

Impact of Phosphorus Removal at the Danbury, Connecticut Sewage Treatment Plant on Water Quality in Lake Lillinonah

Categories: Water Quality

Author: G. Fred Lee and R. Anne Jones

Source: Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

Volume: 16

Pages: 511

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: phosphorous, sewage disposal plants, water quality, Connecticut, Lillinonah

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

May 12, 2010

Parameters Affecting Partitioning of 6 PCB Congeners in Natural Sediments

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Eid Alkhatib and C. Weigand

Source: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

Volume: 78

Pages: 0-17

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: Kp, partition coefficients, PCBs, sediments, resuspension

Copyright Protected? Yes, this document is copyright protected.

May 12, 2010

Organochlorine Compounds in Fish Tissue from Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Marcy R. Anderson, et al.

Source: Northeastern Naturalist

Volume: 6

Pages: 353-362

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: chlorinated compounds, fish, Connecticut lakes and ponds, chlordane, DDT, PCBs, gas chromatography/electron capture detector

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May 12, 2010

Seasonal variations in Concentrations of Mercury in Axial Muscle Tissue of largemouth Bass

Categories: Contaminants

Author: Scott M. Ward and Robert M. Neumann

Source: North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Volume: 19

Pages: 89-96

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, Lake Lillinonah, mercury, seasons

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May 12, 2010

Seasonal and size-related food habits of largemouth bass in two Connecticut lakes

Categories: Wildlife Studies

Author: S.M. Ward and R.M. Neumann

Source: Journal of Freshwater Ecology

Volume: 13

Pages: 213-220

Peer Reviewed? Yes, this document has been peer reviewed.

Keywords: largemouth bass, Lake Lillinonah, stomach contents, RI index, aquatic insects, crayfish, food habits

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May 12, 2010

Zebra Mussel Awareness and Boat Use Patterns Among Boaters Using Three "High Risk" Connecticut Lakes

Categories: Invasive Species

Author: Nancy Balcom and Eileen Rohmer

Source: Proceedings of the Fourth International Zebra Mussel Conference

Volume: N/A

Pages: 635-646

Keywords: Housatonic River, zebra mussels, fishermen awareness, transient boat usage patterns

Copyright Protected? No, this document is not copyright protected.

Comments: A survey was conducted to assess the level of awareness of zebra mussels by users of these lakes, and to examine transient boat usage patterns.

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May 12, 2010

Trends in Surface-Water Quality in Connecticut, 1969-88

Categories: Water Quality

Author: E.C.T. Trench

Source: SWRA 1997

Volume: N/A

Pages: 0-176

Keywords: Surface-Water quality, trends, water quality, Connecticut, Seasonal Kendall Test

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May 12, 2010

Water-Quality Assessment of the Connecticut, Housatonic, and Thames River Basins Study Unit: Analysis of Available Data on Nutrients, Suspended Sediments, and Pesticides, 1972-92

Categories: Water Quality

Author: Marc J. Zimmerman, et al.

Source: SWRA 1997

Volume: N/A

Pages: 0-162

Keywords: nutrients, pesticides, sediment data, surface water, ground water, Housatonic River, water quality, EDB, nitrates, ammonia

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