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Tuesday, January 29 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
(P75) Assessment of Thermal Discharge on Downstream Fish and Macroinvertebrate Communities in the Wabash River, Indiana

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AUTHORS. Kevin A Gaston, Paul D McMurray, Jr., James R Stahl – Indiana Department of Environmental Management

ABSTRACT. Fish and benthic macroinvertebrate communities in the vicinity of a coal-fired electrical generating station on the Wabash River in Indiana were sampled in 2016 and 2017. A one kilometer reach downstream of the discharge affected by the thermal plume was sampled for fish communities using the travelling (t)-zone method and for macroinvertebrate communities using modified Hester-Dendy artificial substrate samplers; a control site upstream of the discharge was also sampled. Sites were sampled during the peak of the summer season when the river levels were low and the ambient water temperatures were highest. The collected data are being used to help further the understanding of the response of these biotic communities to thermal discharges, and to determine if “No Harm” has occurred to the Balanced Indigenous Community due to anthropogenic input of thermal loads.  

Tuesday January 29, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Superior Ballroom CD