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Appendix B Documents Reviewed by the Committee Plan for External Evaluation of the USGS Pilot National Water Quality Assessment Program, April 29, 1987. The Quality-Assurance Plan for the Pilot National Water-Quality Assessment Program by H.C. Mattraw, Jr., W.G. Wilber, & W.M. Alley, August 1989, USGS Open File Report 88-726. National Water-Quality Assessment Program- National Coordinating Workgroup, Charter and report of first meeting, 1986. Planning Elements, P. Leahy, 1988. 5. 6. Concepts for a National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Draft Executive Summary, R. Hirsch, W. Alley, & W. Wilber, 1987. Conceptual Design of a National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Draft, December 15, 1987, by R. Hirsch, W. Alley, & W. Wilber. Water-Quality Trends in the Nation's Rivers by R. A. Smith, R. Alexandria, M. G. Wolman, March 27, 1987, Science magazine. Letter to R. Engelbrecht from V. Schneider dated August 1, 1988 consisting of information on the NAWQA Program. 113

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114 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. NAWQA Pilot Program Resources for the Future report "Water Quality Information for Policy Purposes: Evaluating NAWQA as a Tool for Policy Design and Assessment", September 1 987. Water Fact Sheet, USGS, Department of the Interior, National Water-Quality Assessment Pilot Program, 1988. USDA Research Plan for Water Quality, January 1989. The National Stream Quality Accounting Network (NASQAN) - Some Questions and Answers, Geological Survey Circular 719, 1975. The National Hydrologic Bench-Mark Network by Ernest D. Cobb and J.E. Biesecker, U.S. Geological Survey Circular 460-D, 1971. NASQAN/Benchmark Program Description, 1988. Water Resources Division in the 1980's: A Summary of Activities and Programs of the USGS' Water Resources Division 1986, USGS Circular 1005. 16. Availability and Suitability of Existing Information on Municipal Wastewater-Treatment Practices and Effluent Characteristics for Use in the National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Executive Summary, USGS, September 21, 1989. 17. 18. 19. Discussion Paper: National Water-Quality Assessment Program--Approach for Providing an Improved Under- standing of the Effects of Changes in Municipal Wastewater-Treatment Practices on Water Quality and Ecosystem Health, USGS, September 21, 1989. Brief descriptions on water quality assessment activities conducted by USGS and other federal agencies, by W. Wilber, 1989. Well Installation and Documentation, and Ground Water Sampling Protocols for the Pilot National Water Quality Assessment Program, by M. Hardy, P. Leahy, and W. Alley. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-396, 1989.

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Appendix B 20. 24. 26. 30. 31. 115 Water-Quality Data-Collection Activities in Colorado and Ohio: Phase 1--Inventory and Evaluation of 1984 Programs and Costs, U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2295-A, 1987. Water-Quality Data-Collection Activities in Colorado and Ohio: Phase II--Evaluation of 1984 Field and Laboratory Quality-Assurance Practices, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-33, 1987. Tables of the inorganic constituents and organic compounds currently being analyzed in the surface and ground water components of the NAWQA program, sent to M. Conditt by W. Wilber, October 30, 1989. NAWQA Draft Protocol - Synoptic Survey to Determine the Occurrence and Distribution of Synthetic Organic Compounds in Streams, March 1988. NAWQA Draft Protocol - Synoptic Survey of Trace Elements in Streams, August 1987. NAWQA Draft Protocol - Synoptic Survey of Dissolved Oxygen in Streams, May 1987. NAWQA Draft Protocol - Synoptic Survey of Nutrients in Streams, July 1987. 27. Changes to NAWQA Concepts Since Publication of Circular 1021, 2 pp., October 25, 1989. NAWQA Program Proposed Study Units for a Full- Scale Program, October 25, 1989. Biological Component of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program--Goals, Development and Present Status, and Plans for Implementation, October 31, 1989. NAWQA Draft Protocol - Synoptic Survey to Determine the Occurrence and Distribution of Waters Contaminated by Fecal Material, December 1987. NAWQA Protocol for Determining the Occurrence, Distribution, and Trends in Concentrations of Trace Elements and Synthetic Organic Compounds in Tissues, U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1021, Attachment 3, Draft, October 13, 1989.

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116 32. 34. 38. 39. 40. 41. 43. NAWQA Pilot Program Applicability of Ambient Toxicity Testing to National or Regional Water-Quality Assessment, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-55, April 17, 1989. Design of Ecological Surveys for the National Water- Quality Assessment Program by Martin E. Gurtz, November 13, 1988, U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1021-X?. Memorandum to NAWQA team leaders from H. Leland, USGS, Water Resources Division, Ecological Assessments - Habitat Description, September 15, 1989. Memorandum of Agreement between the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, October 18, 1989. Draft Plans for the Implementation of a Full-Scale National Water Quality Assessment Program, November 3, 1989. NAWQA Program Planned Interpretive Reports from NAWQA Pilot Projects, November 2, 1989. Concepts for a National Water-Quality Assessment Program, USGS Circular 1021, 1988. NASQAN/NAWQA: A Comparison of Objectives and Approach, 1988. Draft Applicability of Ambient Toxicity Testing to National Regional Water Quality Assessment by John Elder, December 22, 1988. Draft Conceptual Plan for an Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EMAP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, April 8, 1989. U.S. Department of Agriculture's 1990 Water Quality Initiative from Water Quality and Agricultural Chemicals Data, USDA, 1989. A Scientifically Based Nationwide Assessment of Ground-Water Quality in the United States by W. Alley and P. Cohen, presented at the 28th International Geological Congress, July 10, 1989.

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A ppend ix B 44. 45. 46. 47. 117 Publications on statistical procedures developed by the USGS Water Resources Division's Branch of System Analysis sent to S. Stafford, November 1, 1989 by W. Wilber. List of enclosures: Advantages of nonparametric procedures for analysis of water-quality data, 1987; Statistical methods and sampling design for estimating step trends in surface-water quality,l988; Technique of trend analysis for monthly water-quality data, 1982; A nonparametric trend test for seasonal data with serial dependence, 1984; Estimating constituent loads, 1989; Mean square error of regression-based constituent transport estimates, 1989; Effect of censoring trace-level water-quality data on trend- detection capability, 1984; and Estimation of descriptive statistics for multiply censored water-quality data, 1988. Reports from the quality-assurance reviews of the seven projects in the NAWQA pilot program sent to K.C. Bishop from W. Wilber, March 12, 1990. Draft papers from USGS: National Water-Quality Assessment Program--Concepts and plans for providing an improved understanding of the effects of changes in municipal wastewater treatment by W. Wilber et al., 1990; Availability, suitability, and enhancement of existing wastewater treatment information in the Upper Illinois River Basin for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program by Zogorski et al; and Availability, suitability, and enhancement of existing wastewater effluent information in the Upper Illinois River Basin for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program by Zogorski et al., March 1990. Unner Illinois Basin Draft Report: An Inventory and Evaluation of Biological Investiations that Relate to Stream-Water Quality in the Upper Illinois River Basin of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, USGS, Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4041, by Don Steffeck, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Robert Striegl of U.S. Geological Survey, 1989.

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118 48. 49. 51. 55. 56. 57. NAWQA Pilot Program Surface-Water Quality Assessment of the Upper Illinois River Basin, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin: Project Work Plan, USGS, Water Resources Division, Urbana, Illinois, Draft, March 1988. NAWQA Program, Upper Illinois River Pilot Project, An Analysis of Existing Information, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. Quality Assurance--Review of the Upper Illinois River Basin National Water Quality Assessment Project, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, May 4-5, 1989. Availability and Suitability of Municipal Wastewater- Treatment-Plant Information in the Upper Illinois River Basin, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin for Use in the NAWQA Program, U.S. Geological Survey Draft Open File Report, Urbana, Illinois, 1989. A photo-report of the riparian woody vegetation of each of the ten test study reaches of the Upper Illinois River Basin Biological Survey from Richard L. Phipps (USGS, Reston, VA) to Harry Leland (USGS, Menlo Park, CA), August 22, 1989. Upper Illinois River Ecological Survey, Work Plan for Ecological Survey Field Test in Upper Illinois River Basin, Martin E. Gurtz, July 10, 1989. Memorandum from Martin E. Gurtz on EPA Report on Fish Community Sampling in the Upper Illinois River Basin, October 4, 1989. An Inventory and Evaluation of Biological Investigations that Relate to Stream-Water Quality in the Upper Illinois River Basin of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, Water Resources Investigations Report 89- 404 1, 1 989. Upper Illinois River Basin Liaison Committee Meeting Minutes held April 27, 198S, Morris, Illinois; September 24-25, 1986, Morris, Illinois; and April 23, 1987, Morris, Illinois. Availability and Suitability of Municipal Wastewater Information for Use in a National Water-Quality

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Appendix B Assessment: A Case Study of the Upper Illinois river Basin--Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report, Urbana, Illinois, 1990. KentuckY River Basin 58. 60. 119 NAWQA Program, Kentucky River Basin, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. Surface Water Quality Assessment of the Kentucky River Basin, Kentucky, Project Work Plan, USGS, Water Resources Division, Louisville, Kentucky, Draft, October 1988. Surface Water Quality Assessment of the Kentucky River Basin, Kentucky: Analysis of Available Water- Quality Data Through 1986, U.S. Geological Survey Draft Open-File Report, Louisville, Kentucky, November 1989. 61. Summary of Biological Investigations Relating to Surface-Water Quality in the Kentucky River Basin, Kentucky by Arthur D. Bradfield and Stephen D. Porter, U.S. Geological Survey, 1988. Lower Kansas River Basin 62. Surface Water-Quality Assessment of the Lower Kansas River Basin, Kansas and Nebraska: Project Work Plan, USGS Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Lawrence, Kansas, Draft, August 1988. 63. NAWQA Program, Lower Kansas River Pilot Project, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. 64. Surface Water-Quality Assessment of the Lower Kansas River Basin, Kansas and Nebraska: Project Description, USGS Open File Report 87-105, Lawrence, Kansas, 1987. Yakima River Pilot Project 65. NAWQA Program, Yakima River Pilot Project, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987.

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120 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 7 1 72. 74. 75. NAWQA Pilot Program Surface Water-Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington, Project Work Plan, USGS, Water Resources Division, Tacoma, Washington, Draft, September 1988. Design of Ecological Surveys for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program, USGS Circular 1021-X?, November 13, 1988. Pre-pubication presentation of two chapters from the report: Surface Water-Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington: Analysis of Available Water-Quality Data, USGS, Water Resources Investigations Report 89-XXX, Portland, Oregon, 1989. Surface-Water Quality Assessment of the Yakima River Basin, Washington: Areal Distribution of Escherichia Coli, A Fecal Coliform Bacterium, in the Yakima River Basin by S. S. Embrey, U.S. Geological Survey Draft Water Resources Investigations Report, 1989. Yakima River Ecological Survey, Preliminary Field Test, May 1-5, 1989. Yakima River Ecological Survey, Work Plan for Ecological Survey Field Test in Yakima River Basin, Martin E. Gurtz, March 22, 1989. Yakima NAWQA Liaison Committee Minutes from meeting held: October 30, 1986, Yakima, Washington; March 11, 1987, Ellensburg, Washington; October 7, 1987, Naches, Washington; and March 23, l9SS, Yakima, Washington. Yakima River Basin NAWQA Pilot Project Status of Major Work Items, 1989. Central Oklahoma Aquifer Pilot Project l NAWQA Program, Central Oklahoma Aquifer Pilot Project, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. Ground Water-Quality Assessment of the Central Oklahoma Aquifer, Oklahoma: Project Work Plan, USGS Water Resources Division, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Draft, October 1988.

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Appendix B 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 121 Ground Water-Quality Assessment of the Central Oklahoma Aquifer, Oklahoma: Analysis of Available Water-Quality Data, USGS Open-File Report 88-XXXX, Draft, 1988. Ground-Water Quality Assessment of the Central Oklahoma Aquifer, Oklahoma--Analysis of Available Water-Quality Data Through 1987, U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 88-728, 1989. Quality Assurance--Review of the Central Oklahoma Aquifer NAWQA Review Report, December 1, 1988. NAWQA Program Status of Central Oklahoma Aquifer Pilot Project, November 28, 1988. Delmarva Peninsula River Basin NAWQA Program, Delmarva Peninsula Pilot Project, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. Ground-Water Quality Assessment of the Delmarva Peninsula, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia--Analysis of Available Water-Quality Data through 1987, USGS Open-File Report 89-34, 1989. Ground-Water Quality Assessment of the Delmarva Peninsula, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, Project Work Plan, USGS, Water Resources Division, Towson, Maryland, DRAFT, September 1988. Relations Between Land Use and Nitrate Concentration in Shallow Ground Water, Delmarva Peninsula by, Pixie A. Hamilton and Robert I. Shedlock, 1989. Carson River Basin NAWQA Program Carson Basin Pilot Project, Status and Plans, June 29, 1987. Water-Quality Assessment of the Carson River Ground-Water Basin, Nevada and California: Project Description, USGS Open File Report 87-104, 1987.

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122 86. 87. 88. 89. NAWQA Pilot Program Assessment of Ground-Water Quality in the Carson River Basin, Western Nevada and Eastern California: Project Work Plan, USGS Water Resources Division, Carson City, Nevada, March 1988. Ground-Water Quality in the Carson River Basin, Nevada and California--Basin Overview and Analysis of Available Data Through 1987, USGS Open File Report X8-xxxx, Carson City, Nevada, 1989. Water-Quality Assessment of the Carson River Ground-Water Basin, Nevada and California: Field-Trip Guide, May 1988, USGS. Land Use/Land Cover Classification A Land Use and Land Cover Classification System for Use with Remote Sensor Data, USGS Professional Paper 964, 1983. 90. National Mapping Division, Land-Use and Land-Cover Program Review, Summary Document, Revised April 1987. 91. Mapping Irrigated Cropland from Landsat Data for Determination of Water Use from the High Plains Aquifer in Parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, USGS Professional Paper 1400-C, 1987. 92. A Computerized Data-Base System for Land-Use and Land-Cover Data Collected at Ground Water Sampling Sites in the Pilot National Water Quality Assessment Program, U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 89-4172, 1989. Hand Outs - October 24-25th Meeting 93. Regional Aquifer-System Analysis Program of the USGS Bibliography, 1978-1986, Water Resources Investigations Report 87-4138, 1987.

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Appendix B Iland otem ~c~ 94. Quality-Assurance Plan for the Pilot National Water Quality Assessment Program, USGS Open File Report 88-726, 1989. 95. Table 7--Water-quality constituents to be included in sample analyses for all three ground-water pilot projects, National Water-Quality Assessment Program, 1989. 96. Discussion Paper by W. Wilber, National Water-Quality Assessment Program--Approach for Providing an Improved Understanding of the Effects of Changes in Municipal Wastewater-Treatment practices on Water Quality and Ecosystem Health, September 21, 1989. Hand Outs/JanuarY 25-26. 1990 Meeting 123 97. Guides for the Preparation of the 1990 State Water Quality Assessment (305(b) Report, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, February 1989.