Cedar Creek & Milwaukee TMDL
Late summer - foot bridge
Thermister under bridge
Cedar Creek USEPA TMDL Decision Document. 'After a full and complete review, EPA finds that the TMDLs for Cedar Creek and Milwaukee River watershed satisfy all of the elements of approvable TMDLs. This approval is for 2 TMDLs, addressing 1 impairment each in 2 waterbody segments.'
Final TMDL Submitted on August 29, 2008. Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Total Maximum Daily Load for Cedar Creek & Milwaukee River (Thiensville Segment) Ozaukee County, WI
TMDL Approved (USEPA)
The Cedar Creek and Milwaukee River watershed was listed on the 2006 Section 303(d)
list due to fish consumption advisories due to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
Cedar Creek is a 28-mile, warm water stream that runs through Washington and Ozaukee Counties of Southeastern Wisconsin and flows into the Milwaukee River at river mile 28. The land use in the Cedar Creek Watershed is primarily rural including agriculture (49%), wetlands(16%), grasslands and forest (26%), while urban areas cover about 3.5% of the watershed (WDNR 2001). The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) placed the first 5 miles of Cedar Creek upstream of the confluence with the Milwaukee River on Wisconsin's 2006 Impaired Waters List.