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Greywater from Passenger Vessels in Alaska

Cruise Ships in Alaska line up offshore of Juneau
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The report reviews the contents and volumes of greywater and its management in Alaska and summarizes water sample results from 19 years of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) data. It provides lessons learned from ADEC’s years of vessel sampling, notes needed research moving forward, and offers recommendations on how to improve greywater management in Alaska and internationally.

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