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Effectiveness Monitoring for Fecal Coliform Total Maximum Daily Loads in Pipers Creek

Publication number Date Published
03-03-027June 2003
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Author(s) Onwumere, G.
Description The Washington State Department of Ecology is required to develop and implement Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for impaired waters, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the clean-up plan. This report presents an assessment of the effectiveness of past TMDL implementation programs outlined in the Watershed Action plans and suggests where water quality improvements can be made in the Pipers Creek watershed.

Evaluation of available effectiveness monitoring data indicates that fecal coliform concentrations exceed both parts of the water quality criterion at all Pipers Creek sites. Efforts should be dedicated to fecal coliform sources identification and aggressive corrective actions.
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Keywords creek, environmental, 303(d), section 303, evaluation, plan, water, monitoring, watershed, Total Maximum Daily Load, Environmental Protection Agency, fecal coliform
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area 08 Cedar-Sammamish

Pipers Creek Fecal Coliform Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load