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Author(s): PL Freedman

Publication Date: 01/11/2003

Pages: 372

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781843396741

eISBN: 9781780404042

Evaluation and Improvements (WERF Report 00-WSM-1)

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TMDLs, or total maximum daily loads, are required under the Clean Water Act, Section 303(d), for waterbodies that do not attain water quality standards.  The objective of this research was to review the existing TMDL process and to develop an improved design for TMDL development where improvements are needed. 

This objective was accomplished through: (1) Identifying and verifying problems with the existing TMDL program; (2) Formulating a range of recommended improvement options on specific topics that address identified weaknesses; and (3) Providing case studies examples that highlight these recommended changes to improve the TMDL process.   

The research team identified ten specific areas for improvement, based on a review of approved TMDLs, a survey of state programs, and an in-depth review of specific case study examples.  

Each topic is addressed in a separate chapter of the report, with a discussion, recommendation of improved approaches where appropriate, and specific examples to help guide water quality professionals when developing or reviewing TMDLs.

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