Draft and Final Implementation Plans


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DEQ and partner agencies are making progress towards the goal of improving water quality in the Commonwealth. The tables below list both draft and final TMDL Implementation Plans and their related information such as impairment. To view a TMDL Implementation Plan document, click on the highlighted segment under the Watershed/Report column (Column 1).  

Draft TMDL Implementation Plans

Watershed ID
End of Public Comment Period
Woods Creek (Draft Technical Report) Rockbridge County, City of Lexington JU76 Bacteria June 10, 2019 (Pending EPA Approval)
Mattaponi River Watershed (Draft Technical Report) Caroline, King and Queen, King William, Orange, and Spotsylvania Counties F15R, F16R, F17R, F18R, F19R, F20R, F21R, F22R Bacteria October 11, 2019

Final TMDL Implementation Plans

Watershed/Report City/County Impairment/Pollutant Other Documents SWCB Approval EPA Approval 
Ash Camp, Twitty's Creek Charlotte Sediment   2/25/2016 1/5/2016
Back Bay Watershed Virginia Beach Bacteria   12/13/2010 Not Submitted
Back Creek Pulaski Bacteria, Sediment   7/31/2008 Not Submitted
Banister River, Winn Creek, and Terrible Creek Halifax and Pittsylvania counties Bacteria   2/25/2016 1/19/2016
Beaver Creek and Little Creek Bristol, Washington Bacteria, Sediment   7/31/2008 6/3/2007
Big Otter River Watershed Bedford, Campbell Bacteria   3/23/2007 5/31/2006
Blackwater River Franklin Bacteria 2006 Progress report, 2005 Progress report 6/17/2004 2003
Blackwater River (Lower), Maggodee Creek, Gills Creek Franklin Bacteria Blackwater River (Lower), Maggodee Creek, and Gills Creek Comments 9/27/2006 1/26/2006
Bluestone River Tazewell, Bluefield Bacteria, Sediment   12/13/2010 7/26/2011
Buffalo Creek, Colliers Creek, and Cedar Creek Public Document and Buffalo Creek, Colliers Creek, and Cedar Creek Technical Report Rockbridge Bacteria, Sediment   2/25/2016 3/3/2015
Carter Run, Great Run, Deep Run, Thumb Run Fauquier, Stafford Bacteria   5/2006 5/22/2006
Catoctin Creek Loudoun Bacteria   6/28/2005 1/10/2005
Cedar Creek, Hall Creek, Byers Creek, and Hutton Creek Washington Bacteria Cedar Creek, Hall Creek, Byers Creek and Hutton Creek Progress report 6/17/2004 2003
Chestnut Creek Watershed Technical Report and Chestnut Creek Watershed Public Document Carroll and Grayson counties and City of Galax Bacteria, Sediment   2/25/2016 11/18/2015
Chickahominy River and Tributaries Henrico, Hanover, Charles City Bacteria   2/25/2016 9/2/2014
Chowan River Watershed Dinwiddie, Lunenburg, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Southampton, Sussex, Isle of Wight, Surry Bacteria Booklets for the subwatersheds: Blackwater and Raccoon River study areas, Nottoway River study area 3/23/2007 Submitted 8/29/2014
Chuckatuck and Brewers Creeks Technical Report and Chuckatuck and Brewers Creeks Public Document City of Suffolk and Isle of Wight County Bacteria   2/25/2016 12/22/2015
Clinch River and Cove Creek Technical Document and Public Document Lee, Russell,and Scott  Bacteria      12/18/2017
Cooks Creek and Blacks Run Rockingham, Harrisonburg Bacteria, Sediment, Phosphorus Cooks Creek and Blacks Run Fact sheet 4/28/2009 3/25/2006
Crab Creek Technical Report and Crab Creek Public Document Montgomery Bacteria, Sediment   2/25/2016 2/2/2015
Craig Run, Browns Run, and Marsh Run Fauquier Bacteria.   6/29/2012 5/24/2011
Cripple Creek and Elk Creek Smyth, Wythe, Grayson Bacteria   2/25/2016 7/15/2014
Crooked, Stephens, West Runs & Willow Brook Technical Report and Crooked, Stephens, West Runs & Willow Brook Public Document Frederick, Warren, Clarke Bacteria Crooked, Stephens, West Runs, & Willow Brook Fact Sheet   10/25/2016
Cub Creek, Turnip Creek, Buffalo Creek, and UT to Buffalo Creek Appomattox, Campbell, Charlotte Bacteria   12/13/2010


Cunningham Creek Fluvanna  Bacteria, Sediment Watershed Plan   04/05/2018
Dan River - Birch Creek, Byrds Branch, Doubles Creek, Fall Creek, Sandy Creek Pittsylvania, Halifax Bacteria Completed, awaiting approval    
Dodd Creek Floyd Bacteria   6/27/2007 12/18/2006
Dumps Creek Russell TSS, TDS   4/28/2009 1/27/2015
Fairview Beach Watershed Plan King George County Bacteria   2/25/2016 12/4/2014
Falling River Campbell, Appomattox Bacteria   4/28/2009 6/18/2008
Flat, Nibbs, Deep, and West Creeks Amelia, Nottoway Bacteria   12/13/2010 2010
Four Mile Run Arlington, Alexandria Bacteria Four Mile Run Comments 6/17/2004 Not Submitted
Greenvale, Paynes, and Beach Creeks Lancaster Bacteria   12/13/2010 7/21/2011
Guest River Wise, Scott, Dickenson Bacteria, Sediment   6/28/2005 9/10/2014
The Gulf, Barlow, Mattawoman, Jacobus and Hungars Creeks Public Document & The Gulf, Barlow, Mattawoman, Jacobus and Hungars Creeks Technical Document Northampton Bacteria   2/25/2016 3/31/2015
Hardware River Public Document & Hardware River Technical Document Albemarle, Fluvanna Bacteria Hardware River Landowner's Guide    3/29/2016
Hawksbill Creek and Mill Creek Page Bacteria   4/28/2009 2008
Hays, Moffatts, Walker, and Otts Creeks Augusta, Rockbridge Bacteria   6/29/2012 12/27/2012
Hoffler Creek Suffolk, Portsmouth Bacteria   12/7/2012 Submitted April 2015
Holmans Creek Rockingham, Shenandoah Bacteria, Sediment   6/28/2005 1/3/2005
James River and Tributaries Chesterfield, Powhatan, Richmond, Henrico, Goochland Bacteria   . 1/2/2014
James River and Ivy, Tomahawk, Burton, Judith, Fishing, Blackwater, and Beaver Creeks Lynchburg, Campbell, Bedford, Amherst Bacteria   6/29/2012 Not Submitted
Kings Creek Northampton Bacteria   2/25/2016 11/21/2014
Knox Creek and Pawpaw Creek Buchanan Bacteria, Sediment Knox Creek and Pawpaw Creek Summary booklet 7/31/2008 2/7/2013
Lewis Creek Russell Sediment   6/29/2012 6/14/2011
Linville Creek Technical Report and Linville Creek Public Document Rockingham Bacteria, Sediment   4/4/2014 4/14/2014
Little Calfpasture River (Technical Document) Rockingham Sediment Little Calf Pasture (Fact Sheet)   06/01/2018
Little Dark Run and Robinson River Madison, Culpeper Bacteria   6/29/2012 5/31/2011
Little River Watershed Technical Report, Little River Watershed Public Document Floyd, Montgomery Bacteria, Sediment, Temperature Little River Watershed Comment/Response Document 3/25/2013 Not Submitted
Long Meadow Run and Turley Creek Rockingham Nitrogen, Sediment   2/25/2016 12/10/2015
Looney Creek Botetourt Bacteria . 4/28/2009 6/25/2008
Lower Banister River Halifax, Pittsylvania Bacteria   4/4/2014 9/19/2013
Lynnhaven River, Broad and Linkhorn Bay Virginia Beach Bacteria . 3/23/2007 Not Submitted
Middle Clinch River Russell, Tazewell Bacteria   2/25/2016 10/20/2013
Middle Fork Holston River and Wolf Creek Wythe, Smyth, Washington Bacteria, Sediment   4/4/2014 2/26/2014
Middle River Watershed Augusta Bacteria, Sediment   12/10/2009 2010
Mill Creek - Northampton County Northampton Dissolved Oxygen, pH   12/7/2012  Not Submitted
Mill Creek - Montgomery County Montgomery Bacteria   6/27/2007 12/18/2006
Mill Creek and Powhatan Creek James City Bacteria   6/29/2012 Not Submitted
Moores Creek Albemarle, Charlottesville Bacteria   6/28/2005 8/10/2012
Mossy Creek, Long Glade Run, and Naked Creek Rockingham, Augusta Bacteria, Sediment Mossy Creek, Long Glade Run, and Naked Creek Summary booklet; Mossy Creek, Long Glade Run, and Naked Creek Comments 12/13/2010 2009
North Fork Catoctin Creek (Technical Report, Public Report) Loudoun Sediment     11/1/2019
North Fork Holston River Scott, Washington, Smyth, Russell, Bland, Tazewell Bacteria, Temperature   2/25/2016 2/16/2016
North Landing Watershed (including Milldam, Middle West Neck, and Nanney Creeks) Virginia Beach Bacteria   12/13/2010 Not Submitted
North River Rockingham Bacteria, Nitrate Muddy Creek and Dry River Progress report, Muddy Creek and Dry River Success story.
Mill Creek and Pleasant Run Progress report
6/17/2004 2003
Occohannock Creek Accomack, Northampton Bacteria   12/13/2010 Not Submitted
Opequon Creek Watershed Frederick, Winchester Bacteria, Sediment Opequon Creek Comments 3/23/2007 2006
Piankatank River, Gywnns Island, Milford Haven Mathews, Middlesex, Gloucester Bacteria   4/4/2014 8/28/2014
Pigg River and Old Womans Creek Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania Bacteria   12/13/2010 2009
Powell River (Technical Document) Lee, Wise Bacteria, Sediment     07/03/2018
Reed Creek  Wythe Bacteria   2/25/2016 11/12/2015
Rockfish River watershed Technical Report and Rockfish River watershed Public Document Nelson  Bacteria, Sediment   4/4/2014 7/16/2013
Slate River and Rock Island Creek Buckingham Bacteria   6/29/2012 6/23/2011
Smith Creek (Technical Report) (Public Document) Rockingham, Shenandoah Bacteria, Sediment   12/13/2010 12/1/2009
Smith River and Mayo River (Technical Document) (Public Document) Patrick, Henry, Floyd, Franklin Bacteria   4/4/2014 1/15/2014
South River and Christians Creek Augusta Bacteria, Sediment, Phosphorus   6/29/2012 2010
Spout Run Clarke Bacteria, Sediment A Landowner's Guide to Spout Run 4/4/2014 8/8/2013
Spring Creek, Briery Creek, Bush River, Little Sandy River, and Saylers Creek Prince Edward, Amelia Bacteria   4/28/2009 2008
Straight Creek and Tributaries Lee Bacteria, Sediment, Total Dissolved Solids   2/25/2016 11/25/2014
Stroubles Creek Blacksburg, Montgomery Sediment Stroubles Creek Comments Stroubles Creek Fact sheet 9/27/2006 2/26/2014
Three Creek, Mill Swamp, Darden Mill Run (Public Document) (Technical Document) Southampton, Sussex, Greensville, Brunswick Bacteria   2/25/2016 12/5/2014
Tye River, Hat Creek, Rucker Run, and Piney River (Public Document) (Technical Document) Nelson, Amherst Bacteria   2/25/2016


Upper Banister River and Tributaries Pittsylvania Bacteria   12/7/2012  2013
Upper Clinch River Tazewell Sediment   7/31/2008 1/3/2008
Upper Clinch River and Tributaries Tazewell  Bacteria     1/18/2017
Upper Goose Creek, Cromwells Run, and Little River (Public Document) (Technical Document) Loudoun, Fauquier  Bacteria     4/2/2018
Upper Hazel River, Hughes River, Rush River, and Thornton River (Public Document) (Technical Document) Rappahannock, Madison, Culpeper Bacteria   12/7/2012  8/2/2011
Upper Nansemond River Suffolk, Isle of Wight Bacteria   12/7/2012 Not Submitted
Upper Rapidan River public document and Upper Rapidan River technical document Madison, Greene, Orange, and Albemarle counties Bacteria   2/25/2016 12/29/2015
Upper Roanoke River - Part I Bedford, Botetourt, Floyd, Franklin, Craig, Montgomery, and Roanoke counties, Roanoke City and Salem Bacteria, Sediment     4/22/2016
Upper Roanoke River - Part II technical document and Upper Roanoke River - Part II public document Bedford, Botetourt, Floyd, Montgomery, and Roanoke counties, the towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg, and the cities of Salem and Roanoke Bacteria, Sediment     8/18/2016
Upper York River Watershed (Technical Document) (Public Document) Louisa, Orange, Spotsylvania Bacteria   3/25/2013 1/9/2013
Willis River Watershed Cumberland, Buckingham Bacteria   3/23/2007 7/28/2005





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