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Table Wq03: Documented fish kills and water pollution events within the Niangua watershed

Table Wq03: Documented fish kills and water pollution events within the Niangua Watershed.
Site Number Date Stream Problem Length Affected Number Fish Killed
K001 04/09/79 Hankens Branch Crude oil pipeline rupture impacted private pond - - - -
K002 10/21/79 Niangua River Chromic acid & hydrogen peroxide truck spill - - 0
K003 05/30/80 ? Oil spill, pipeline leak resulted in avian mortal 0.0 0
K004 04/02/84 West Fork Niangua Municipal sewage bypass-unknown area affected - - 0
K005 10/24/84 Hankens Branch Herbicide transportation spill 0.0 0
K006 05/11/86 West Fork Niangua Industrial: petroleum - - 0
K007 06/11/86 West Fork Niangua Municipal: sewage - - 0
K008 05/13/87 Starks Creek Other: Petroleum products - - 0
K010 08/12/88 Niangua River Other: Drawdown of Lake Niangua 2.0 50
K011 04/29/90 East Fork Niangua Industrial: petroleum - - 0
K012 07/02/90 Niangua Arm (LOZ) Municipal: sewage - - - -
K013 07/07/91 West Fork Niangua Trib Raw sewage discharge due to blocked manhole 1.0 12,420
K014 07/26/91 Racetrack Hollow Camdenton STP sludge released from lagoon 1.0 0
K015 10/05/93 Bennett Spring Branch Other: excess trout feed and waste 0.0 0
K016 03/14/94 Trib Dousinbury Creek 52,000 tires burned - Bennett Spring recharge area 0.0 0
K017 10/05/95 Racetrack Hollow Concrete dumped in stream 0.1 >4
K018 11/26/84 Dousinbury Creek Diesel fuel pipeline break - - - -
K019* 10/18/84 Dousinbury Creek Trib Diesel fuel pipeline rupture 0.1 Small number
K020* 10/24/85 West Fork Niangua River Unknown problem - - 2,588
K021* 07/02/90 Niangua Arm (LOZ) Periodic sewage discharge private facility - - 0
K022* 12/04/92 Greasy Creek Undetermined problem - - - -

- - unknown length effected or number killed.

* sites were not mapped because locations could not be determined (K019-K022).

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