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Taste and odor occurrence in Lake William C. Bowen and Municipal Reservoir #1, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Explains why and how water from this reservoir, and others like it, sometimes acquire undesirable taste or odor, yet are not dangerous to drink.

by Journey, Celeste A. and Arrington, Jane M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3043
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Algae, Hydrology, Nutrient content (water), Surface water quality, Water chemistry, Reservoirs
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