Pollutant Load Characterization with Flow Conditions in Heukcheon Stream

흑천의 유량조건별 오염부하량 특성

Choi, Kyungwan;Lee, Sangwon;Noh, Changwan;Lee, Jaekwan;Lee, Youngjoon

  • Received : 2015.06.16
  • Accepted : 2015.09.30
  • Published : 2015.10.15


The TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) has been used to determine the water quality target. LDC (Load Duration Curve) based on hydrology has been used to support water quality assessments and development of TMDL. Also FDC (Flow Duration Curve) analysis can be used as a general indicator of hydrologic condition. The LDC is developed by multiplying FDC with the numeric water quality target of the factor for the pollutant of concern. Therefore, this study was to create LDC using the stream flow data and numeric water quality target of BOD and T-P in order to evaluate the pollutant load characterization by flow conditions in Heukcheon stream. When it is to be a high-flows condition, BOD and T-P are necessary to manage. BOD and T-P did not satisfy the numeric water quality target for both seasons (spring and summer). In order to meet the numeric water quality target in Heukcheon stream, management of non point source pollutant is much more important than that of point source pollutant control.


TMDL;numeric water quality target;LDC;FDC;Heukcheon stream


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