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Water Quality Improvement Projects (TMDLs)

Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 37 map, Washington State.

WRIA 37: Lower Yakima

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.

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

Counties


Waterbody Name Pollutant(s) Status** TMDL Lead
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
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 DDT
Turbidity
EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860

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

For more information about WRIA 37:

* 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 December 2013