1- Aazami, J., Esmaili-Sari, A., Abdoli, A., Sohrabi, H. and Van den Brink, P.J., 2015. Monitoring and assessment of water health quality in the Tajan River, Iran using Physicochemical, fish and macro invertebrate’s indices. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering, 56(1), pp. 260–269.
2- Anonymous, 2015 a. Data bank of the preliminary studies and comprehensive hydro projects division, Khuzestan water and power authority co, Ministry of energy, Iran.
3- Anonymous, 2015 b. Data bank of water resources conversation and exploitation division, Khuzestan water and power authority (Kwpa) co, Ministry of energy, Iran. .
4- Anonymous, 2014. Irrigation and drainage networks in North of Khozestan., The monthly water balance reports. Irrigation Company of the north of Dezful, Khozestan, Iran.
5- Anonymous, 2007. Operating procedure, sediment oxygen demand. U.S. Environmental protection agency (USEPA), Region 4 science and ecosystem support division (SESD), Ecological assessment Branch, Athens, GA.
6- Anonymous, 2011. Report of cross section operation of the Karoun and Dez rivers, 2011(c). Sediment center, preliminary studies and comprehensive hydro projects division, Khuzestan water and power authority co, Ministry of energy, Iran.
7- Bagherian Marzouni, M., Akhoundali, A.M., Moazed. H., Jaafarzadeh, N.A., Ahadian, J. and Hasoonizadeh, H., 2014. Evaluation of Karun river water quality scenarios using simulation model results. International Journal of Advanced Biological and Biomedical Research, 2(2), pp. 339-358.
8- Bottino, F., Ferraz, I.C., Mendiondo, E.M. and Calijuri, M.C., 2010. Calibration of Qual2k model in Brazilian micro watershed: effects of the land use on water quality. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia, 22(4), pp 474-458.
9- Camargo, R.A., Calijuri, M.L., Santiago, A.F., Couto, E.A. and Silva, M.D.F.M., 2010. Water quality prediction using the QUAL2Kw model in a small karstic watershed in Brazil. Acta Limnologica Brasiliensia. 22(4), pp. 486 -498.
10- Chapra, S.C. and Pelletier, G.J., 2003. Qual2k: A modeling framework for simulating river and stream water quality documentation and user manual, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department., Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA.
11- Hamedi, H., Mobarghai, N., Soufizadeh, S. and Rasouli, S.A., 2015. Survey of qualitative conditions and seasonal variation of the urban watercourses pollutants. Journal of Material and Environmental Science, 6 (2), pp. 322-332.
12- Kannel, P.R., Lee, S., Kanel, S.R., Lee, Y.S. and Ahn, K.H., 2007. Application of Qual2kw for water quality modeling and dissolved oxygen control in the river Bagmati. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 125 (1), pp. 201–217.
13- Krenkel, P.A. and Novotny, V., 1980. Water quality management. Academic press, New York, NY 10003.
14- Moravej, M., Maryami rad, I. and Ibrahimi, K., 2016. Evaluating the Karoun river quality status based on water quality index using the GIS. Ecohydrology, 4 (1), pp. 225-235. (In Persian).
15- Moriasi, D.N., Arnold, J.G., Van Liew, M.W., Bingner, R.L., Harmel, R.D. and Veith, T.L., 2007. Model evaluation guidelines for systematic quantification of accuracy in watershed simulations. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 50(3), pp. 885-900.
16- Najafzadeh, M. and Barani, Gh.A. 2011. Comparison of group method of data handling based genetic programming and back propagation systems to predict scour depth around bridge piers. Scientia Iranica, 18(6), pp. 1207–1213.
17- Nakhaei, N. and Shahidi, A.E., 2010. Wastewater discharge impact modeling with Qual2k, case study: the Zayandeh-rood River. International Environmental Modeling and Software Society (IEMSs), Ottawa, Canada.
18- Rafiee, M., Akhond Ali, A.M., Moazed, H., Lyon, WS, Jaafar zadeh, N. and Zahraie, B., 2013. A case Study of water quality modeling of the Gargar River, Iran. Journal of Hydraulic Structures (ISC), 1(2), pp. 10-22.
19- Rasti, M., Nabavi, S.M. and Jaafar zadeh, N., 2007. Investigation of fish farm wastewater on Gargar River using algae as biologic indicator, In 7th International River Engineering Conference (IREC), Shaid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran. (In Persian).
20- Tsivoglou, E. C., Neal, L. A., 1976, Tracer measurement of reaeration. III. Predicting the reaeration capacity of inland streams, J. Water Pollution Control Federation, vol 48, Issue 12, pp 2669–2689.
21- Zhang, R., Qian, X., Li, H., Yuan, X. and Rui, Y., 2012. Selection of optimal river water quality improvement programs using Qual2k: A case study of Taihu lake basin, China. Science of the Total Environment. 431, pp. 278-285.