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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Total Maximum Daily Load of Sediment in the Conococheague Creek Watershed, Washington County, Maryland.
CORP Author Maryland Dept. of the Environment, Baltimore.; Environmental Protection Agency, Philadelphia, PA. Region III.
Year Published 2008
Stock Number PB2014-100460
Additional Subjects Water quality ; Eutrophication ; Sediments ; Maryland ; Total maximum daily load(TMDL) ; Water quality ; Eutrophication ; Water Quality Limited Segments(WQLSs) ; Washington County(Maryland)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2014-100460 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 04/16/2014
Collation 59p
This document, upon approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), establishes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for sediment in the Maryland 8-digit (MD 8-digit) Conococheague Creek watershed (basin number 02140504) (303(d) Assessment Unit ID: MD-02140504). Section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and the EPAs implementing regulations direct each state to identify and list waters, known as water quality limited segments (WQLSs), in which current required controls of a specified substance are inadequate to achieve water quality standards. For each WQLS, the State is required to either establish a TMDL of the specified substance that the waterbody can receive without violating water quality standards, or demonstrate that water quality standards are being met (CFR 2007b). The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has identified the waters of the MD 8-digit Conococheague Creek watershed on the States 303(d) List as impaired by sediments (1996), pH (2002), bacteria (2002), dissolved oxygen (1996), and impacts to biological communities (2004) (MDE 2007). The designated use of the MD 8-digit Conococheague Creek and its tributaries is Use IV-P (Recreational Trout Waters and Public Water Supply) (COMAR 2007a,b).