Effects of the High Park fire on Cache la Poudre drinking water quality, The
The High Park fire burned 87,284 acres in the Cache la Poudre River watershed from June 9th to June 30th, 2012. The effects of the fire not only impacted the vegetation and soil within the watershed, but also induced changes in the water quality of the Poudre River, a local drinking water source. The utilities and food and beverage producers were concerned that the fire might impart a smoky flavor and other taste and odor issues to the water that may negatively impact their products. Sensory tests were performed on a variety of Poudre River water samples using Flavor Profile Analysis (FPA) ...
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Steninger, Clare L.