Document Details

Environmental Nitrate Sampling Program
Subject Terms:
nitrogen, Upper Bear Creek; weir, S-3 ponds, storm sewer
Napier, J.M.; Napier, J.M.
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email:
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Environmental Effects; Science and Technology\Geology, Hydrology, Seismology, Site Studies
Document Type:
Publication Date:
1972 Oct 06
Declassification Status:
Never classified
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Accession Number:
Document Number(s):
MS/CHR-503522/K-25; 3964
Originating Research Org.:
Union Carbide Corporation
OpenNet Entry Date:
1998 Jun 16
This report shows the results of the September 1972 nitrate sampling program for Poplar Creek sampled near Building 9720-5 storm sewer outfall and upper Bear Creek Valley 0.3 mile below the S-3 disposal ponds in Tables I and II. A few soluble uranium analyses for Bear Creek and Poplar Creek are included. A summary by months of the total nitrates at the two sampling locations is presented in Table III. S-3 acid disposal pond water elevations from August 1971 to October 1972 are given in Table IV. Table V lists the nitrate and soluble uranium profile of Bear Creek following 1.71 inches of rainfall when preceded by dry weather. Table VI shows the uranium isotopic analyses of a soil sample taken from an unsprinkled area adjacent to the hardwood sprinkler site. The chemical analyses of soil samples from the hardwood forest site are listed in Table VII. A figure of the area of upper Bear Creek Valley is also included which shows the location of spray irrigation plots and sampling sites.

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