Hydrologic Group A

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

Recent Work in Group A

U.S. EPA approved documents for the Upper Kanawha, Upper Ohio North and South Branch of the Potomac and Shenandoah watersheds are available in the tables below.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Approved TMDLs

Cheat

Document Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Cheat TMDL Report 2010
Fecal Coliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Metals and pH Allocations Spreadsheets
Cheat 2010 TMDL Approval Letter and Decision Rationale
Cheat River and AMD Tributaries 2001 Metals (Al, Fe, Mn), pH, Zn
Blackwater River (Upper) DO
Decision Rationale

Shenandoah Hardy

Please see the table below (South Branch of the Potomac) for 2015 documents.

Document Date Approved Pollutants
Draft TMDL Presentation from November 5, 2014 2015 Bio, FC, Fe
TMDL Presentation from August 6, 2014 (Moorefield Town Hall)
Map for Sample Locations for Selected Streams

Shenandoah Jefferson

TMDL was completed by Virginia.

Document Date Approved Pollutants
Shenandoah River 1999 PCBs

South Branch of the Potomac

Document Date Approved Pollutant
U.S. EPA Approved SBP and Shenandoah Hardy TMDL Report 2015 Bio, FC
Fecal Colliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Iron Allocations Spreadsheets
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 I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration
Appendix J - Water Quality Data
Appendix K - Stressor Identification Summary
Appendix L - Sediment Reference
Technical Report
U.S. EPA Approval Letter for SBP Shenandoah River
Draft TMDL Presentation from November 5, 2014
TMDL Presentation from August 6, 2014 (Moorefield Town Hall)
Sample Location for Select Streams
Anderson Run 1998 Fecal Coliform
South Branch of the Potomac and Tributaries Fecal Coliform
Appendix A
Appendix B
South Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac Fecal Coliform

Upper Kanawha

Document Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Upper Kanawha TMDL Report 2015 Fe, FC, Chloride, Selenium, AMD
Aluminum, pH, and Manganese Allocations Spreadsheets
Chloride Allocations Spreadsheets
Fecal Coliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Iron Allocations Spreadsheets
Selenium Allocations Spreadsheets
Appendix A - TMDL Work
Appendix B - 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 I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration
Appendix J - Water Quality Data
Appendix K - Stressor Identification Summary Tables
Appendix L - Sediment Reference
Technical Report
U.S. EPA Approval Letter for Upper Kanawha
Upper Kanawha Status Update Presentation (August 12, 2014)
Upper Kanawha 2012/2014 Project
Upper Kanawha Watershed Main Report 2005
Armstrong, Boomer, Cabin Creek, Campbells Creek and Carroll Appendices
Hicks, Jarrett, Lens, and Loop Appendices
Mile, Morris, Slaughter, Smithers, Staten, Watson, and Witcher Appendices
Fecal Coliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Metals and pH Allocations Spreadsheets
Sediment Allocations Spreadsheet
Upper Kanawha Watershed Decision Rationale
Upper Kanawha Watershed Approval Letter
Paint Creek and AMD Tributaries 2001 Metals (Al, Fe, Mn), pH

Upper Ohio North

Document Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approver Upper Ohio North TMDL Report 2015 Acid Mine Drainage, Bio, FC
Fecal Coliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Iron Allocations Spreadsheets
Appendix A - TMDL Workload
Appendix B - Bank Vegetative Cover
Appendix C - TSS Metals Correlation
Appendix D - Modeled Landuse
Appendix E - Failing Spetics
Appendix F - NPDES Permits
Appendix G - Forest Harvest Burn
Appendix H - Road Descriptions
Appendix I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration
Appendix J - Water Quality Data
Appendix K - Stressor Identification Summary Tables
Appendix L - Sediment Reference
U.S. EPA Upper Ohio North Approval Letter
Technical Report
Upper Ohio NOrth Draft Update Presentation - November 6, 2014 - Cabela's, Wheeling
Upper Ohio North Status Update Presentation - August 7, 2014 - Cabela's, Wheeling
Sample Location for Select Streams
Bear Rocks Lake 1999 Nutrients, Sediment, DO
Decision Rationale
Burches Run Lake 1998 Phosphurous and Sediment
Decision Rationale
Tomlinson Run Lake 1998 Sediment
Decision Rationale
Upper Ohio North Main Report 2005
Allegheny Steel, Cross Creek and Deep Gut Appendices
Harmon, Kings, and Tomlinson Appendices
Fecal Coliform Allocations Spreadsheets
Metals and pH Allocations Spreadsheets
Sediment Allocations Spreadsheets
Upper Ohio North Decision Rationale
Upper Ohio North Approval Letter

Youghiogheny

Document Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Youghiogheny TMDL Report 2009
Metals Allocations Spreadsheets
Fecal Allocations Spreadsheets
Youghiogheny Approval Letter

Abbreviations

  • Al - Aluminum
  • Cu - Copper
  • Fe - Iron
  • Pb - Lead
  • AMD - Acide Mine Drainage
  • DO - Dissolved Oxygen
  • Fl - Fluoride
  • Zn - Zinc
  • Amm - Ammonia
  • FC - Fecal Coliform
  • Mn - Manganese
  • Bio - Biological Impairment