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The Adoption of Low Impact Development by Local Governments
(Virginia Tech, 2010-03-25)
Low impact development (LID) is an innovative stormwater management technique that was introduced in early 1990s. However, the transition to use of this more sustainable method has been slow due to technical, institutional, ...
Ghost Town Tension: Post-War Public Health and Commerce in a Rural Virginian Polio Epidemic, 1950
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-01)
This thesis is a study of a post-World War II polio epidemic in one small Southwest Virginian town before widespread application of the vaccine. While others have explored urban public health responses to polio and national ...
A Re-Evaluation of Mountain Lake, Giles County, Virginia: Lake Origins, History and Environmental Systems
(Virginia Tech, 1999-11-08)
This project included the following goals: 1. To review and assess the geomorphology and lake morphometry of Mountain Lake, Giles County, Virginia with regard to its age and origin. This included production of an updated ...
Strontium in Drinking Water: Assessing Strontium as a Drinking Water Contaminant in Virginia Private Wells
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-24)
Approximately 80% of Virginians with private drinking water (PDW) sources are unaware of the quality of their drinking water. Strontium is a water quality contaminant gaining recognition at the federal level. At concentrations ...