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News Releases: 2005

Ground Water Not The Source of Bacteria in Nooksack Rivers
Ground water flowing into streams through streambeds is not the primary source of fecal bacteria and nitrates often found in the streams of the lower Nooksack River basin, according to a new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Nooksack Indian Tribe.

Putting It All Together for the Spokane-Rathdrum Aquifer
Information needed by scientists to build an accurate, representative flow model of the Spokane Valley- Rathdrum Prairie aquifer is collected into a new report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Lake Roosevelt Sediment Study Traces Smelter Effluent
Decades of liquid effluent from the Teck-Cominco smelter in British Columbia contributed most of the zinc, lead, cadmium, and other trace elements detected in a recent sediment-coring study of Lake Roosevelt, according to a report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.

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