State of Water Quality of Columbia River at Revelstoke
1984-1995

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Introduction
Quality Assurance
State of the Water Quality
Conclusions - State of Water Quality
Recommendations for Water Quality Management
Figure 3 Total Alkalinity
Figure 4 Total Aluminum
Figure 5 Total Arsenic
Figure 6 Total Barium
Figure 7 Total Beryllium
Figure 8 Total Cadmium
Figure 9 Calcium
Figure 10 Dissolved Chloride
Figure 11 Total Chromium
Figure 12 Total Cobalt
Figure 13 Apparent Colour
Figure 14 Total Copper
Figure 15 Total Copper and Non-filterable Residue
Figure 16 Dissolved Fluoride
Figure 17 Hardness
Figure 18 Total Iron
Figure 19 Total Iron and Non-filterable Residue
Figure 20 Total Lead
Figure 21 Total Lead and Non-filterable Residue
Figure 22 Total Lithium
Figure 23 Magnesium
Figure 24 Total Manganese
Figure 25 Total Molybdenum
Figure 26 Total Nickel
Figure 27 Ammonia-N
Figure 28 Nitrogen (Nitrate/Nitrite)
Figure 29 Total Dissolved Nitrogen
Figure 30 pH (federal)
Figure 31 pH (provincial)
Figure 32 Total dissolved phosphorus
Figure 33 Dissolved Ortho-Phosphorous
Figure 34 Total Phosphorus
Figure 35 Potassium
Figure 36 Filterable Residue
Figure 37 Non-Filterable Residue
Figure 38 Total Selenium
Figure 39 Silica
Figure 40 Sodium
Figure 41 Specific Conductivity (federal)
Figure 42 Specific Conductivity (provincial)
Figure 43 Total Strontium
Figure 44 Dissolved Sulphate
Figure 45 Air Temperature
Figure 46 Water Temperature
Figure 47 Turbidity
Figure 48 Total Vanadium
Figure 49 Total Zinc
Figure 50 Total Zinc and Non-filterable Residue
References

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

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

September, 1999

Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data
Holms, G. B.
State of water quality of Columbia River at Revelstoke, 1984-1995

At head of title: Canada-British Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Agreement.
Author: Holms, G.B. Cf. p.
Co-published by Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks.
Includes bibliographical references: p.
ISBN 0-7726-2994-3

1. Water quality - Columbia River. 2. Water quality - British Columbia - Revelstoke Region. 3. Water - Pollution - Columbia River. 4. Water - Pollution - British Columbia - Revelstoke Region. I. Canada. Environment Canada. II. British Columbia. Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. III. Canada-British Columbia Quality Monitoring Agreement. IV. Title.

TD227.B7H65 1999 363.73'942'0971168 C96-960272-3

Authors

Holms, G. B. Water Quality Section,

Water Management Branch,
Environment and Resource Management Department,

Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks,
Victoria. B.C.

Contributors

Beatty, J. Pollution Prevention,

Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks,
Nelson, B.C.

Boettger, B. Environmental Health Programs,

Public Health Protection Branch,
Ministry of Health
Victoria. B.C.

Butcher, G. Water Quality Section,

Water Management Branch,
Environment and Resource Management Department,

Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks,
Victoria. B.C.

Miller, G. Water Quality Sample Collector for the Columbia River
at Revelstoke. Revelstoke, B.C.

McDonald, L. Pollution Prevention,

Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks,
Cranbrook, B.C.

Pommen, L.W. Water Quality Section,

Water Management Branch,
Environment and Resource Management Department,

Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks,
Victoria. B.C.

Ryan, A. Aquatic & Atmospheric Sciences Division,

Pacific and Yukon Region,
Environment Canada,
Vancouver, B.C.

Shaw, P. Aquatic & Atmospheric Sciences Division,

Pacific and Yukon Region,
Environment Canada,
Vancouver. B.C.