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Mid-Yakima River Basin Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load - DRAFT

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15-10-028June 2015
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Author(s) Bohn, Greg
Description The mid-Yakima River basin is located in the south-central portion of Washington State (State) surrounding and including the cities of Union Gap and Yakima. In 2008, the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) determined that fourteen surface waters in this basin have fecal coliform bacteria (FCB) levels greater than the State allows in its water quality standards (WQS) for surface waters (Chapter 173-201A WAC). Excessive FCB pollution in local water bodies represents a significant health risk for human beings. This total maximum daily load (TMDL) report covers the study, results, and the implementation strategy for 34 FCB listings on the State’s 2012 Water Quality Assessment (WQA).
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Keywords fecal coliform bacteria, water quality improvement report, water quality improvement project, water cleanup plan
WEB PAGE Water Quality Improvement Project - Middle Yakima River Area: Fecal Coliform Bacteria
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 37,WRIA 38)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #YUTTMDL


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