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Accession Number PB2013-101844
Title Salinity Budget and WRAP Salinity Simulation Studies of the Brazos River/Reservoir System.
Publication Date Jul 2009
Media Count 327p
Personal Author C. Lee R. Wurbs
Abstract Natural salt pollution in the upper watersheds of the Brazos River Basin and other neighboring river basins contribute large total dissolved solids (TDS) loads to the rivers. The objectives of the studies of the Brazos River Basin reported here are (1) to enhance understanding of the occurrence, transport, and impacts of salinity in the Brazos River and Lakes Possum Kingdom, Granbury, and Whitney and (2) to improve salinity simulation capabilities of the Water Rights Analysis Package (WRAP) modeling system. Water volume and TDS load budgets are presented for five river reaches covering about 500 miles of the upper Brazos River. WRAP is applied to model the river basin for alternative modeling premises and water management scenarios. The impacts of salinity and salinity control measures on water supply capabilities are assessed.
Keywords Dissolved solids
River basins
Water management
Water pollution control
Water reservoirs
Water rights
Water supply
Water volume

Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency
NTIS Subject Category 48G - Hydrology & Limnology
50B - Civil Engineering
68D - Water Pollution & Control
Corporate Author Texas Agricultural Extension Service, College Station.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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