CE 440

NONPOINT SOURCE POLLUTION

FALL 2005


Instructor

Brian Bledsoe, Ph.D., P.E.

bbledsoe@engr.colostate.edu


Syllabus

Course Syllabus


Homework

Homework 1

Homework 2

Homework 3

Homework 4

Homework 5

Homework 6

Homework 7


Lecture Notes

Introduction and Overview

Causes of Diffuse Pollution

Basic Concepts of Diffuse Pollution

Hydrologic Considerations

Erosion and Sedimentation

Pollutant Interactions with Soils and Sediments

Agricultural Issues: Nitrogen Cycle and Management

Contaminant Transport in the Unsaturated Zone

Solute Transport in the Unsaturated Zone: Figures

Salinity

Urban and Highway Diffuse Pollution

Modeling and Monitoring Diffuse Pollution

Control of Urban Diffuse Pollution

Agricultural Issues

Receiving Water Impacts

Wetlands

Watershed Management

 


Lecture Presentations

Week 1

Hydrology

Urban Watershed Protection*

Urban NPS Controls*

* based on material from the
Center for Watershed Protection 


Reading Assignments

Novotny Text - See Lecture Handouts

 

NPS Models / Tools

http://www.sedlab.olemiss.edu/AGNPS.html

http://www.epa.gov/OST/BASINS/

http://www.ccee.orst.edu/swmm/

http://www.dhi.dk/Products/

http://sacs.cpes.peachnet.edu/remmwww/

http://topsoil.nserl.purdue.edu/nserlweb/weppmain/wepp.html

BMPs and info on N Management / Issues

http://www.epa.gov/owow/nps/pubs.html

http://www.novaregion.org/pdf/NVBMP-Handbook.pdf

http://www.epa.gov/watertrain/modules.html#management

http://www.metrocouncil.org/environment/Watershed/bmp/manual.htm

http://www.epa.gov/npdes/menuofbmps/menu.htm

http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/forestry/usesof/bmp/bmpRMZ.htm

http://www.soil.ncsu.edu/extension/pubs.php

http://www.epa.gov/msbasin/

http://www.chesapeakebay.net/

http://www.dnr.state.md.us/bay/

http://www.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/tech_ref.html

http://www.cwp.org/

http://www.epa.gov/owow/

Low Impact Development

http://www.lid-stormwater.net

Other Interesting Links

Federal Interagency Stream Corridor Restoration Manual

NRCS Practical Streambank Bioengineering Guide

EPA Rapid Bioassessment Protocols for Wadeable Streams and Small Rivers

Aquatic Ecology at CSU

USGS Home Page

Center for Watershed Protection