Read the Spokane River Public Guide 2009 Spokane-River-Public-Guide2009.final.pdf
Watch this short video titled Get the Lead Out: http://www.landscouncil.org/water/get_the_lead_out_video.asp
Answer the questions found in this file spokriv geol assign s13.pdf
Part 1 Q1: Heavy metal contamination
What action and from where does heavy metal contamination originate? Discuss two health risks.
Part 1 Q2: Wastewater
Define the term wastewater. In Spokane, where does wastewater go after treatment?
Part 1 Q3: Stormwater
Define the term stormwater.
Part 1 Q4: CSO
At what time does untreated water discharge from the CSO (combined sewer overflow) pipes? Are these pipes marked with signs along the river?
Part 1 Q5: Chemical toxin contamination
Name two chemical toxins in the Spokane river, identify a common source, and discuss two possible health effects.
Part 1 Q6: Biomagnification
Define biomagnification. Discuss the fish advisory.
Part 1 Q7: Personal action
Discuss one personal action you could take to help protect local water quality.
Part 2 Summary
Summarize what you learned regarding the public guide. Include a reflection based on personal opinion and curriculum from class. Must be at least 250 words.