U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Date of this Version



Sewage and Industrial Wastes, Vol. 28, No. 7 (Jul., 1956), pp. 906-924


U.S. government work


Year-round field studies of the com position and ecology of stream communities associated with the purification of organic wastes in streams were initiated on Lytle Creek in October, 1949. This creek, which is located about 45 miles northeast of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a tributary of the Little Miami River. Its drainage basin comprises 27 sq. mi., a third of which is contained within the city limits of Wilmington, Ohio, a city of some 7,412 persons