STATE OF WATER QUALITY OF NORTH THOMPSON RIVER AT NORTH KAMLOOPS
1985 - 1995

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Recommendations
1. Introduction
2. Quality Assurance
3. State of Water Quality
Conclusions - State of Water Quality
4. Recommendations for Water Quality Management
Figure 3 Flow
Figure 4 Total Aluminum
Figure 5 Total Antimony
Figure 6 Total Arsenic
Figure 7 Total Barium
Figure 8 Total Beryllium
Figure 9 Total Bismuth
Figure 10 Total Boron
Figure 11 Total Cadmium
Figure 12 Calcium
Figure 13 Dissolved Chloride
Figure 14 Total Chromium
Figure 15 Total Cobalt
Figure 16 Fecal Colforms
Figure 17 Colour (TAC)
Figure 18 Total Copper
Figure 19 E. Coli
Figure 20 Hardness
Figure 21 Total Iron
Figure 22 Total Lead
Figure 23 Magnesium
Figure 24 Total Manganese
Figure 25 Total Molybdenum
Figure 26 Total Nickel
Figure 27 Nitrogen (Ammonia)
Figure 28 Nitrogen (Kjeldahl)
Figure 29 Nitrogen (Nitrate/Nitrite)
Figure 30 pH
Figure 31 Total Phosphorus
Figure 32 Dissolved Ortho-Phosphorus (Low Level)
Figure 33 Total Dissolved Phosphorus
Figure 34 Dissolved Ortho-Phosphorus
Figure 35 Non-Filterable Residue
Figure 36 Total Selenium
Figure 37 Silica
Figure 38 Total Silver
Figure 39 Specific Conductivity
Figure 40 Total Strontium
Figure 41 Dissolved Sulphate
Figure 42 Total Tellurium
Figure 43 Total Thallium
Figure 44 Total Tin
Figure 45 Total Titanium
Figure 46 Turbidity
Figure 47 Total Vanadium
Figure 48 Total Zinc
Figure 49 Total Zirconium
6. References

Canada - British Columbia
Water Quality Monitoring Agreement

Water Quality Section
Water Management Branch
Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks

Aquatic Sciences Section
Environmental Conservation Branch
Environment Canada
Pacific and Yukon Region

May, 1997

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data

Brewer, L. (Lori)
State of water quality of North Thompson River at North Kamloops, 1987-1995.

At head of title: Canada-British Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Agreement.
Authors: Brewer, L., Webber, T. Cf. P.
Co-published by British Columbia, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks.
Includes bibliographical references: p.
ISBN 0-7726-3217-0

1. Water quality - British Columbia - North Thompson River. 2. Water quality - British Columbia - Kamloops Region. 3. Water - Pollution - British Columbia - North Thompson River. 4. Water - Pollution - British Columbia - Kamloops Region. I. Webber, T. N.
II. Canada. Environment Canada. III. British Columbia. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. IV. Canada-British Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Agreement. V. Title.

TD227.B7B732 1997 363.739'42'0971172 C97-960098-7

AUTHORS

Brewer, L. Co-op Student, Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.

Webber, T. Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.

CONTRIBUTORS

Boettger, Barry. Public Health Protection, Ministry of Health, Victoria, B.C.

Grace, Robert. Environmental Protection, Southern Interior Region, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Kamloops, B.C.

Jang, Leon. Co-op Student, Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.

Pommen, Larry. Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.

Rocchini, Roland. Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.

Ryan, Andrea. Aquatic Sciences Section, Environmental Conservation Branch, Environment Canada, Vancouver, B.C.

Swain, Les. Water Quality Section, Water Management Branch, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C.