SWAT Team Impaired Waters List (303d) Validation

Purpose

Central Office SWAT will conduct field work to provide data for up to 30 listed impaired waterbodies statewide that don't have the appropriate data to support their impaired listing.

Objective

It is necessary to have an Impaired Water List that is accurate and defensible should the validity of a listed waterbody be questioned.

Outcome

1) Number of sample sites associated with the project: Up to 30 waterbodies statewide with up to 2 sample sites per listed impaired segment. 2) Number of sampling events associated with project: One sample event per listed impaired segment. 3) Estimated date when sample collection will be complete: 06/30/2009 4) Estimated date when all data will be entered into appropriate database. 06/30/2009 5) Estimated date when final report will be complete. 06/30/2009

QA Measures

Run Project Summary Report

TMDL/303d Projects
Refine Load Estimates
CO_01_CMP09
2008
Complete
 
Reports and Documents
Decision tree for proposed 303d validation project.
 
Activities & Recommendations
Monitor Baseline Survey
For the listed impaired waterbodies with old data (>10 yrs.) or only partially supports the listing, monitoring actions similar to the baseline monitoring effort will be applied: 1. Quantative Habitat Assessment 2. Water Chemistry 3. Macroinvertebrate Assessments 4. Fish Assessments