Draft and Approved TMDLs

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Broad (no TMDLs) French Broad Neuse Savannah (no TMDLs) Yadkin
Cape Fear Hiwassee (no TMDLs) New (no TMDLs) Tar-Pamlico Statewide
Catawba Little Tennessee Pasquotank (no TMDLs) Watauga (no TMDLs)  
Chowan (no TMDLs) Lumber Roanoke White Oak  

Broad River Basin TMDLs

Currently no  TMDLs projects
Cape Fear River Basin TMDLs

Cotton Creek

  • Pollutant(s): Cyanide, Nickel, Chromium, Lead, Total Residual Chlorine
  • EPA Approved: 9/16/1997: Approval Packet
  • Final TMDL Document: Contact MTU 

East Fork of the Deep River

  • Pollutants: Turbidity, Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 17-2-(0.3), 17-2-(0.7)
  • EPA Approved: 3/4/2004
  • Final TMDL Document

Haw River, Deep River and Third Fork Creek

  • Pollutants: Turbidity, Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 16-(1)d1, 16-(1)d2, 16-(1)d3, 16-41-1-12-(2), 17-(4)b, 22-(31.5)a, 22-(31.5)b
  • EPA Approved: 1/11/05
  • Final TMDL Document

Jordan Lake

  • Pollutants: Total Phosphorus, Total Nitrogen
  • Assessment Units: 16-(37.3), 16-(37.5)a, 16-(37.5)b, 16-41-(0.5), 16-41-(3.5)a, 16-41-1-(14), 16-41-2-(9.5) 
  • EPA Approved: 9/20/2007
  • Final TMDL: Document

Addendum to B. Everett Jordan Reservoir TMDL - Back Creek (Graham-Mebane Reservoir), Cane Creek (Cane Creek Reservoir), Morgan Creek (University Lake)

  • Assessment Units: 16-18-(1.5)a, 16-18-(1.5)b, 16-27-(2.5)b, 16-41-2-(1.5) 
  • EPA Approved: 9/28/2010: Approval Packet
  • Final TMDL Document

Addendum to B. Everett Jordan Reservoir TMDL for High pH and Turbidity Impairments

  • Impairment: High pH and Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 16-(37.3), 16-(37.5)a, 16-(37.5)b, 16-41-2-(9.5) 16-41-1-(14)
  • EPA Approved 4/3/14: Approval Packet
  • Final TMDL Document

     

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Little Troublesome Creek (1997)

  • Pollutants: Cyanide, Lead, Cadmium, Chromium, Total Residual Chlorine, Flouride, Methylene-Blue-Active-Substance (MBAS)
  • Assessment Units: 
  • EPA Approved 9/16/1997: Approval Packet
  • Final TMDL Document: Contact MTU

Little Troublesome Creek (2002)

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 16-7b 
  • EPA Approved: May 17, 2002
  • Final TMDL Document

Middle Cape Fear River

North Buffalo Creek - Cyanide

North Buffalo Creek - Fecal Coliform

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 16-11-14-1a1, 16-11-14-1a2 
  • EPA Approved: 4/28/2004
  • Final TMDL Document

Northeast Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 16-41-1-17-(0.7)a, 16-41-1-17-(0.7)b1, 16-41-1-17-(0.7)b2 
  • EPA Approved: 9/12/2003
  • Final TMDL Document 

Richland and Muddy Creeks

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Unit: 17-7-(0.5), 17-7-(4), 17-9-(1), 17-9-(2)
  • EPA Approved: 5/17/2004
  • Final TMDL Document

Roberson Creek

  • Pollutant: Total Phosphorus
  • Assessment Units: 16-38-(5), 16-(37.5)b
  • EPA Approved: 1/13/2004
  • Final TMDL Document

South Buffalo Creek

Town Branch

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 16-17
  • EPA Approved: 9/16/2002
  • Final TMDL Document
Catawba River Basin TMDLs

Catawba Creek

  • Pollutant(s): Nutrients
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 2/5/1996
  • Final TMDL Document

Clark Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 11-129-5-(9.5)
  • EPA Approved: 11/12/2002
  • Final TMDL Document

Crowders Creek (1996)

  • Pollutant: Nutrients
  • Assessment Units: 
  • EPA Approved: 2/5/1996
  • Final TMDL Document

Crowders Creek (2004)

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 11-135e, 11-135f, 11-135g 
  • EPA Approved: 7/1/2004
  • Final TMDL Document

2015 Addendum to the Low pH TMDL for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

  • Impairment: Low pH
  • Assessment Units: 6-34-(15.5), 11-38-34-14, 11-29-22, 7-2-52-(1), 11-38-32-9ut3
  • EPA Approved: 4/19/2016
  • Final Addendum TMDL Document

Irwin, Sugar, Little Sugar, and McAlpine Creeks

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 11-137-1, 11-137-8a, 11-137-8b, 11-137-8c, 11-137-9a, 11-137-9b, 11-137-9c, 11-137-9d, 11-137b, 11-137c
  • EPA Approved: 3/28/2002
  • Final TMDL DocumentAppendices

Lake Wylie

  • Pollutant: Total Phosphorus, Total Nitrogen
  • Assessment Units: 
  • EPA Approved: 2/5/1996
  • Final TMDL Document

Long, McAlpine, Sugar, Little Sugar, Irwin, Henry Fork, and Mud Creeks

  • Pollutant: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 11-120-(0.5), 11-120-(2.5), 11-129-1-(12.5)c, 11-137-1, 11-137-8c, 11-137-9a, 11-137-9b, 11-137-9c, 11-137-9d, 11-137b, 11-137c, 6-55a
  • EPA Approved: 2/8/2005
  • Final TMDL Document

Lower Creek

  • Pollutant: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 11-39-(0.5)b, 11-39-(6.5), 11-39-(9)
  • EPA Approved: 4/12/2005
  • Final TMDL Document

McAlpine, Little Sugar, and Irwin Creeks

  • Pollutant: Dissolved Oxygen
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 2/5/1996
  • Final TMDL Document
Chowan River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects
French Broad River Basin TMDLs

Addendum to the Low pH TMDL for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

  • Impairment: Low pH
  • Assessment Unit: 7-10 
  • EPA Approved: 9/21/2012
  • Final Addendum TMDL Document

2015 Addendum to the Low pH TMDL for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

  • Impairment: Low pH
  • Assessment Units: 6-34-(15.5), 11-38-34-14, 11-29-22, 7-2-52-(1), 11-38-32-9ut3
  • EPA Approved: 4/19/2016
  • Final Addendum TMDL Document

Newfound Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 6-84b, 6-84c, 6-84d
  • EPA Approved: 2/8/2005
  • Final TMDL Document
Hiwassee River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects
Little Tennessee River Basin TMDLs

Addendum to the Low pH TMDL for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

  • Impairment: Low pH
  • Assessment Units : 2-79-(24)ut4 
  • EPA Approved: 9/21/2012
  • Final Addendum TMDL Document
Lumber River Basin TMDLs

Lockwoods Folly River

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 15-25-1-(16)a, 15-25-1-(16)b, 15-25-1-(16)c,15-25-1-(16)d, 15-25-1-18-(2), 15-25-1-19, 15-25-1-20, 15-25-1-21, 15-25t1, 15-25u, 15-25v 
  • EPA Approved: 9/8/2010
  • Final TMDL Document

Lumber River Basin *** This TMDL has been overriden by the Statewide Mercury TMDL

  • Pollutant: Mercury
  • Assessment Units: All of Lumber River Basin
  • EPA Approved: 10/1/2000
  • Final TMDL Document

Shallotte River

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 15-25-2-(10)a, 15-25-2-(10)b, 15-25-2-(10)c, 15-25-2-(10)d1, 15-25-2-(10)d2, 15-25-2-11-(2), 15-25-2-12-(2), 15-25-2-14, 15-25-2-15-(3), 15-25-2-16, 15-25-2-16-1-(2), 15-25-2-16-4-(2) 
  • EPA Approved: 12/18/12
  • Final TMDL Document
Neuse River Basin TMDLs

Big Lake, Reedy Creek Lake, and Lake Wackena

  • Pollutant: Aquatic Weeds
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 9/25/2006
  • Final TMDL Document

Neuse River Estuary

  • Pollutant: Total Nitrogen
  • Assessment Units: 27-(104)a, 27-(104)b, 27-(118)a1, 27-(118)a2, 27-(118)b, 27-(118)c, 27-(118)d, 27-(118d)e, 27-(118)f, 27-(118)g, 27-(118h)  
  • EPA Approved: 3/19/2002
  • Final TMDL Document
  • Phase I TMDL Document

Perry Creek

  • Pollutant/Impairment: Biological Integrity
  • Assessment Units: 27-25-(1), 27-25-(2), 27-25-3-(1), 27-25-3-(2)
  • EPA Approved: 5/13/2010
  • Final TMDL Document

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Pigeon House Branch

  • Pollutants: Fecal Coliform, Copper
  • Assessment Units: 27-33-18 
  • EPA Approved: 8/18/2003
  • Final TMDL Document

Swift and Williams Creeks

  • Pollutant: Biological Integrity
  • Assessment Units: 27-43-(1)a, 27-43-(1)b, 27-43-2
  • EPA Approved: 3/12/2009
  • Final TMDL Document

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New River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects
Pasquotank River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects

Roanoke River Basin TMDLs

Dan River and Smith River

  • Pollutants: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 22-(31.5)a, 22-(31.5)b, 22-(38.5), 22-(39)a, 22-(39)b 22-40-(1), 22-40-(2.5), 22-40-(3) 
  • EPA Approved: 7/31/2009
  • Addendum TMDL Document

Dan River

  • Parameter: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 22-(31.5)t 
  • EPA Approved: 1/11/2005
  • TMDL Document

Roanoke River

  • Parameter: Dissolved Oxygen
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 8/4/1996
  • TMDL Document

Roanoke River and Welch Creek

Rockingham City Lake and Roanoke Rapids Lake

  • Pollutant: Aquatic Weeds
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 9/25/2006
  • TMDL Document
Savannah River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects
Tar-Pamlico River Basin TMDLs

Chicod Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 28-101 
  • EPA Approved: 8/13/04
  • TMDL  Document

Oyster Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Unit: 29-49-3a
  • EPA Approved: 5/11/2011
  • Final TMDL Document

Tar River

  • Pollutant: Nutrient, Dissolved Oxygen
  • Assessment Units:
  • EPA Approved: 8/10/1995 (Approval Letter)
  • Final TMDL Document
Watauga River Basin TMDLs
Currently no TMDL projects  
White Oak River Basin TMDLs

Bear Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 19-41-11a1; 19-41-11a2; 19-41-11a3; 19-41-11b1; 19-41-11b2 
  • EPA Approved: 9/20/2011 (Approval Letter)
  • TMDL Document

Jarrett Bay and Its Embayment

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 21-35-7-22-1, 21-35-7-22-2, 21-35-7-22-3, 21-35-7-22-4, 21-35-7-22-5, 21-35-7-22-6, 21-35-7-22-7a, 21-35-7-22-7b, 21-35-7-22a, 21-35-7-22b, 21-35-7-22c1, 21-35-7-22c2, 21-35-7b
  • EPA Approved: 8/7/2007
  • TMDL Document

Queens Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 19-41-16-1; 19-41-16-5; 19-41-16-3; 19-41-16-4a; 19-41-16-4b; 19-41-16-2; 19-41-16a; 19-41-16b1; 19-41-16b2; 19-41-16c; 19-41-16d 
  • EPA Approved: 8/18/2011 
  • TMDL Document

Southeast White Oak River Embayments

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 20-(18)c4, 20-30, 20-31 
  • EPA Approved: 4/10/2009
  • TMDL Document

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White Oak River

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 20-(18)a1, 20-(18)a2, 20-(18)b, 20-(18)c1, 20-(18)c3, 20-(18)c4, 20-(18)c5, 20-(18)c6, 20-(18)c7, 20-(18)c8, 20-(18)d, 20-(18)e2, 20-(18)e3
  • EPA Approved: 9/8/2010 
  • Final TMDL Document 

Addendum to the White Oak River TMDL

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 20-21,20-22, 20-23, 20-23-1, 20-23-2, 20-23-3, 20-24, 20-26, 20-26-1, 20-27, 20-28, 20-29, 20-29-1, 20-29-1-1, 20-29-2, 20-29-2-1 
  • EPA Approved: 8/31/2012
  • Addendum TMDL Document
Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin TMDLs

2011 Turbidity TMDLs in the Yadkin River Basin: Abbotts Creek, Ararat River, Hunting Creek, Second Creek, South Deep Creek, South Yadkin River, and Third Creek

  • Parameter: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 12-119-(6)a, 12-72-(18), 12-72-(4.5)b, 12-108-16-(0.5)b, 12-108-21b, 12-84-2-(5.5), 12-108-(14.5), 12-108-(19.5)b, 12-108-20-4b 
  • EPA Approved: 9/28/2011
  • TMDL Document

2011 Turbidity TMDLs in the Yadkin River Basin: Muddy Creek and the Yadkin River

  • Parameter: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 12-94-(0.5)c, 12-(80.7), 12-(86.7) 
  • EPA Approved: 11/17/2011
  • TMDL Document

2016 Addendum to Muddy Creek TMDL

Brown Creek

  • Parameter: Dissolved Oxygen
  • Assessment Unit: 13-20b 
  • EPA Approved: 9/14/2011
  • TMDL Document

Elk Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 12-24-(10)
  • EPA Approved: 2/20/2008
  • TMDL Document

Fourth Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 12-108-20a1, 12-108-20a2, 12-108-20a3
  • EPA Approved: 12/19/2001
  • TMDL Document

Fourth Creek

  • Pollutant: Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 12-108-20a1, 12-108-20a2, 12-108-20a3
  • EPA Approved: 11/22/2004
  • TMDL Document

Goose Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 13-17-18a, 13-17-18b
  • EPA Approved: 7/8/2005
  • TMDL Document

Grants Creek

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 12-110a, 12-110b
  • EPA Approved: 9/27/2002
  • TMDL Document

McKee and Clear Creeks

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 13-17-8-4, 13-17-8-4-1 
  • EPA Approved: 8/1/2003
  • TMDL Document

Rich Fork and Hamby Creeks

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 12-119-7-4, 12-119-7a, 12-119-7b 
  • EPA Approved: 4/28/2004
  • TMDL Document

Roaring River

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Unit: 12-46
  • EPA Approved: 5/11/2011
  • TMDL Document

Rocky River

  • Pollutant: Fecal Coliform
  • Assessment Units: 13-17a  
  • EPA Approved: 9/19/2002
  • TMDL Document

Salem and Grants Creek

  • Pollutants: Fecal Coliform, Turbidity
  • Assessment Units: 12-110b, 12-94-12-(4) 
  • EPA Approved: 9/25/2006
  • TMDL Document 
Statewide TMDLs

Mercury Statewide TMDL

  • Pollutant: Mercury
  • Assessment Units: Statewide
  • EPA Approved: 10/12/2012
  • TMDL Document

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