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).

Current 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
Stream Name 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
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
Please see table below (South Branch of Potomac) for 2015 documents 2015 Bio, FC, Fe
Draft TMDL presentation from November 5, 2014
TMDL presentation from August 6, 2014 (Moorefield Town Hall)
Map for sample locations for selected Streams (pdf)


Shenandoah Jefferson
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
Shenandoah River (the TMDL was completed by Virginia) 1999 PCBs

South Branch of the Potomac
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutant
U.S. EPA Approved SBP and Shenandoah Hardy TMDL Report 2015 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 Septics
Appendix F - NPDES Permits
Appendix G - Forest Harvest Burn
Appendix H - Road Descriptions
Appendix I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration (Zip Files)
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 (pdf)
 
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
Stream Name 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 Harverst Burn
Appendix H - Road Descriptions
Appendix I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration (Zip Files)
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
  MileMorris,Slaughter, Smithers, Staten, Watson and Witcher appendices
    Fecal Coliform allocations spreadsheets
    Metals and pH allocations spreadsheets
    Sediment allocations spreadsheets
Upper Kanawha Watershed decision rationale
Upper Kanawha Watershed Approval Letter
 
 Paint Creek and AMD tributaries 2001 Metals (Al, Fe, Mn), pH


 
Upper Ohio North
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved 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 Septics
Appendix F - NPDES Permits
Appendix G - Forest Harvest Burn
Appendix H - Road Descriptions
Appendix I - Hydro and Water Quality Calibration (Zip Files)
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 (pdf)    
 
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
Stream Name Date Approved Pollutants
U.S. EPA Approved Youghiogheny TMDL Report 2009  
  Metals allocations spreadsheets
  Fecal allocations spreadsheets
Youghiogheny Approval Letter

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