Hydrologic Group D

West Virginia Hydrologic Group D is one of five groups the 32 major watersheds in the state are divided into (Groups A - E).

Current work in Group D
TMDLs for the Hughes River and tributaries and the Monongahela River mainstem were finalized and approved in 2018 - see below for details.

*Note: when opening any Excel spreadsheet, if the document does not open, then right click SAVE AS, save to your PC, and then open.  If still unable to open file, contact Mindy Neil at mindy.s.neil@wv.gov or 304-926-0499 ext 1063.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved TMDLs
Greenbrier
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Greenbrier River TMDL Report 2008  
  Fecal coliform allocations spreadsheets
Greenbrier decision rationale
Greenbrier approval letter

James
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved James River TMDL Report 2008  
 
  Fecal coliform allocations spreadsheets
James decision rationale
James approval letter

Little Kanawha
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
Final Hughes River TMDL Report - 2018
Hughes River Draft TMDL Presentation - June 5, 2018
Hughes River '101 introduction' meeting - May 15, 2014; North Bend State Park
   Hughes River Fecal Allocations Spreadsheet
   Hughes River Iron Allocations Spreadsheet
Hughes and Monongahela River Technical Report (This report and Appendices A - L include information for both the Hughes River Watershed and the Monongahela River TMDLs)
   Appendix A_TMDL Workload
   Appendix B_Bank Vegetative Cover
   Appendix C_TSS_Metals Correlation
   Appendix D_Modeled Landuse
   Appendix E_Failing Septics
   Appendix F_NPDES Permits
   Appendix G_Forest Harvest Burn
   Appendix H_Road Descriptions
   Appendix J_Water Quality Data
   Appendix K_Stressor Identification Summary
   Appendix L_Sediment Reference Approach
   Appendix I_Hughes River Calibration
 
Little Kanawha River - Oil Creek, Ready Creek, Saltlick Creek, Sand Fork and Spring Creek 2000 Al, Fe
  Decision rationale
Saltlick Pond #9 2000 Sediment
Mountwood Park Lake 1998 Metals (Al, Fe, Mn), Nutrients, Sediment
  Decision rationale
Little Kanawha TMDL report 2008 2008  
  Metals allocations spreadsheets
  Fecal coliform allocations spreadsheets
Little Kanawha approval letter

Upper and Lower New
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Upper and Lower New River TMDL Report 2008  
  Lower New appendix
  Piney Creek appendix
  Bluestone River appendix
  Upper New appendix
    Fecal coliform allocations spreadsheets
    Metals allocations spreadsheets
Upper and Lower New River approval letter
Upper and Lower New River decision rationale

Monongahela
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
Final Monongahela River TMDL - 2018
Monongahela River Mainstem Draft TMDL Presentation - June 7, 2018 (PDF)
Monongahela River Mainstem '101 introduction' meeting - May 14, 2014; Fairmont State University
   Fecal Allocations Spreadsheet
Draft Technical Report and Appendices (except for Appendix I_Calibration) for this TMDL are included in the Hughes River TMDL found on this page.
   Appendix I-Monongahela River Calibration
U.S. EPA Approved Monongahela TMDL Report 2014  

Aluminum and pH allocations spreadsheets 2014  
 
 
 
 
Chloride allocations spreadsheets
Iron allocations spreadsheets
Fecal Coliform allocations spreadsheets
Selenium allocations spreadsheets
Technical Documentation
Appendix A - Workload 2014  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Appendix B - Stressor Identification Summary Tables
Appendix C - TSS Metals Correlation
Appendix D - Bank Vegetative Cover
Appendix E - Modeled Landuse
Appendix F- NPDES Permits
Appendix G - Failing Septics
Appendix H - Forest Harvest Burn
Appendix I - Road Descriptions
Appendix K - Water Quality Data
Appendix J - Hydro and WQ Calibration (Zip Files)
Technical Report
Monongahela Approval Letter and Decision Rationale
     
Monongahela River and AMD tributaries 2002 Al, Fe, Mn, pH
  Monongahela River appendices
  Monongahela River decision rationale
Unnamed tributaries of the Monongahela River 2001 Al, Fe, Mn, pH
  Decision rationale

Abbreviations
Al - aluminum AMD - acid mine drain Amm - ammonia
Cu - copper DO - dissolved oxygen FC - fecal coliform
Fe - iron Fl - fluoride Mn - manganese
Pb - lead Zn - zinc