Accession Number:

ADA383508

Title:

Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs): A Perspective

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

A recent regulatory program that will provide unique challenges and opportunities for the Corps of Engineers over the next 15 years or more is the Total Maximum Daily Load TMDL Program. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USEPA 1999b, establishing a TMDL is part of a process whereby impaired or threatened water bodies and the pollutants causing the impairment are systematically identified and a scientifically based strategy a TMDL is established to correct the impairment or eliminate the threat and restore the water body.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE