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Water Quality Improvement Projects (TMDLs)

Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 39 map, Washington State.

WRIA 39: Upper 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


Project Name Pollutants Status** TMDL Lead
Crystal Creek Ammonia-N
BOD (5-day)
Chlorine
Fecal Coliform
EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
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
Wilson/Cooke Creek

Tributaries:

  • Badger Creek
  • Bull Ditch
  • Caribou Creek
  • Cherry Creek
  • CID Canal
  • Coleman Creek
  • Cook Creek
  • EWC Canal
  • Johnson Drain
  • KRD Canal
  • Mercer Creek
  • Naneum Creek
  • Parke Creek
  • Whiskey Creek
  • Wilson Creek
  • Wipple Wasteway
Fecal Coliform EPA approved

Has an implementation plan

Post-TMDL monitoring report

Jane Creech
509-454-7860

Greg Bohn
509-454-4174

Yakima River, Upper Dieldrin
DDT
Suspended Sediments
Turbidity
EPA approved Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Temperature EPA approved
Has an implementation plan
Jane Creech
509-454-7860
Yakima River Toxics Under development 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 39:

* 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 2016