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Water Quality Improvement Projects (TMDLs)

Map of water resourse inventory area (WRIA) 34, Washington State.

WRIA 34: Palouse

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.

For general information about water quality improvement projects in the Palouse watershed please visit www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/tmdl/palouse/.

 

Counties


Waterbody Name Pollutant(s) Status** TMDL Lead
Palouse River Bacteria EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

Elaine Snouwaert
509-329-3503
Dissolved Oxygen
pH
Submitted to EPA for approval
Temperature EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

Toxics
  • Chlorinated Pesticides
  • PCBs
EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

North Fork
  • Fecal Coliform

Tributaries:

  • Cedar Creek
  • Silver Creek
  • Clear Creek
EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

South Fork

  • Dissolved Oxygen
  • pH
  • Temperature

Fecal Coliform

 

Tributaries

  • Paradise Creek
  • Missouri Flat Creek


Under development

 

EPA approved
Has an implementation plan

Elaine Snouwaert
509-329-3503
Ammonia-N EPA approved

Note:  may be revised as part of the Palouse River TMDLs currently under development.

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

For more information about WRIA 34:

* 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.

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Last updated February 2016