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Water Quality Improvement Projects (TMDLs)

WRIA 18: Elwha-Dungeness

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



Waterbody Name Pollutant(s) Status** TMDL Lead
Strait of Juan de Fuca Dioxin EPA approved Donovan Gray
Dungeness Bay Fecal Coliform EPA approved Andrew Kolosseus
Matriotti Creek
Dungeness River


  • Meadowbrook Creek
  • Golden Sands
  • Cooper Creek
  • Dungeness River RM 1.0
  • Irrigation Ditch 1
  • Irrigation Ditch 2
Fecal Coliform EPA approved Andrew Kolosseus

** Status will be listed as one of the following: Approved by EPA, Under Development or Implementation

For more information about WRIA 18:

* The Department of Ecology and other state resource agencies frequently use a system of 62 "Water Resource Inventory Areas" or "WRIAs" to refer to the state's major watershed basins.


Last updated October 2016