There are hundreds of large surface water bodies used to store drinking water supplies located throughout the United States and Canada. Some of these water bodies are already prime recreational attractions with strong economic and quality-of-life impacts upon their communities. Operational and boating management options can significantly reduce the levels of MTBE and other fuel-related contaminants. This report comprehensively evaluates these options to give practical data and advice to water managers who wish to consider the benefits of dual use without introducing unacceptable health risks into the water bodies being managed. RESEARCH PARTNERS * California Department of Health Services * Contra Costa Water District Originally published by AwwaRF for its subscribers in 2003Outboard Engines: The outboard engine manufacturers have expanded the options for clean-engine consumers. Each of the major brand names has engines available that span the range from almost 2 Hp to 250 Hp, and meet USEPA 2006 standards. ... There does not appear to be a large discrepancy in the price of the two technologies (clean vs. conventional), and the ... Portables generally range from the smallest gas powered motors (about 2 Hp) up to 8 Hp and are often used asanbsp;...
|Title||:||Options for Minimizing Fuel-Related Contaminants in Lakes and Reservoirs|
|Author||:||Contra Costa Water District|
|Publisher||:||IWA Publishing - 2005-06-01|