Table Wq05: Water Pollution and Fish Kill Investigations in the Current River Watershed

Table Wq05: Water Pollution and Fish Kill Investigations in the Current River Watershed

Fish kill and water pollution impacts investigated within the Current River Watershed from 1990-2000 (MDC 2001a).
Date County Stream Cause Fish Kill Damage
07/01/1996 Ripley Little Black R. ? No <1/4 mile
12/15/1996 Texas Tributary to Big Cr. Yellow paint (latex based) No 1+ miles
02/22/1997 Carter Aldrich Valley Cr. Unleaded gasoline No <1/4 mile
03/04/1997 Reynolds Big Cr. ? No <1/8 mile
08/27/1998 Dent Gordon Cr. Siltation. No 100 yards.
02/22/1994 Shannon Barren Fork Gasoline No 0 miles
07/07/1995 Ripley Little Black R. Roofing Cement No Unknown

?=No data given

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Conservation pays by enriching our economy and quality of life.

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