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Water Quality Improvement Projects (TMDLs)

Map showing Yakima County, Washington State.

Yakima County projects

The following table lists overview information for water quality improvement projects (including total maximum daily loads, or TMDLs) for this county. Please use links (where available) for more information on a project.

To get additional information about the water bodies in Yakima County please use the Water Quality Assessment Query Tool.

Yakima River basin project index: www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/tmdl/yakima_wq/index.html

 

WRIAs in Yakima County

 


Waterbody Name Pollutant(s) Status** TMDL Lead(s)
Crystal Creek Ammonia-N
BOD (5-day)
Chlorine
Fecal Coliform
EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Gifford Pinchot USFS Temperature On hold Tony Whiley
360-407-7241
Granger Drain Fecal Coliform EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

Greg Bohn
509-454-4174
Griffin Lake Total Phosphorus Under development Terry Wittmeier
509-574-3991
Naches River, Upper

Cowiche Creek

Temperature EPA approved Laine Young
509-575-2642
Selah Ditch Fecal Coliform
Temperature
EPA approved Greg Bohn
509-454-4174
Teanaway River

segments:

  • Upper West Fork Teanaway River
  • Upper Middle Fork Teanaway River
  • Upper North Fork Teanaway River
  • Stafford Creek
  • Lower West Fork Teanaway River
  • Lower Middle Fork Teanaway River
  • Lower North Fork Teanaway River
  • Mainstem Teanaway River
Temperature EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Tieton and Lower Naches Rivers

segments:

  • Tieton River
  • Lower Naches River
Temperature   Laine Young
509-575-2642
Yakima River, Mid Basin Tributaries Fecal Coliform

Moxie Drain
Wide Hollow
Cowiche Creek

Under development Greg Bohn
509-454-4174
Temperature

Moxie Drain
Wide Hollow

Under development Laine Young
509-575-2642
Yakima River Toxics Under development Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Yakima River, Lower Turbidity EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Yakima River, Upper Dieldrin
DDT
Suspended Sediments
Turbidity
EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Temperature Under development Jane Creech
509-454-7860

** Status will be listed as one of the following: EPA approved by EPA, Under Development or Implementation. No status means project work has not yet started.


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Last updated December 2013