||Barberry Creek Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).
||Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection, Augusta, ME. Bureau of Land and Water Quality.; Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, MA. Region I.
Water pollution control ;
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Storm water runoff ;
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Tables (Data) ;
Loading capacity ;
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Seasonal variation ;
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Barberry Creek ;
Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) ;
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||Throughout the U.S. there are thousands of waters listed for impairments from stormwater sources. The most common pollutants coming from stormwater sources include sediment, pathogens, nutrients, and metals. These impaired waters need a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), which identifies the total pollutant loading that a waterbody can receive and still meet water quality standards, and specifies a pollutant allocation to specific point and nonpoint sources. The TMDL is implemented via the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) stormwater permitting system. States and EPA Regions have used a variety of methods to develop stormwater-source TMDLs during the past decade. With the expansion of NDPES Stormwater regulations to smaller municipalities and smaller construction activities, there has been increasing demand for more detailed quantification of stormwater allocations in TMDLs that are more useful for implementation in NDPES permits.
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