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Title: Time of travel on the [River] Chertsey Bourne under low flow conditions
Author: M.A. Wheeler
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: time of travel on the chertsey bourne under low flow conditions
The National Rivers Authority Thames Region commissioned WRc to undertake a time of travel study on a section of the Chertsey Bourne during low flow conditions. The section of river studied, Chertsey Sewage Treatment Works to the confluence of The Bourne with the River Thames, was split into three reaches. The dye tracer was added just down stream of the sewage treatment works discharge and the resulting cloud was monitored using a portable fluorimeter as it passed through each of the three reaches. From information recorded the tracer, peak, mean and tail arrival times and velocities were calculated for each reach. The peak concentration achieved at each detection site was also recorded. The tracer took approximately 22.5 hours to reach the detection site just above the confluence with the River Thames.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1995
Publication Place: Reading
Subject Keywords: Flow rateRiversVelocity
Geographic Keywords: Wey catchmentThames
Extent: 13
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