Region Number of Water Bodies Modeled Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load Percent Reduction
2000–2002 2016–2018
Number of Sites Percent of Sites Number of Sites Percent of Sites
New England
(CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
2,195 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 580 26% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 116 5% 80%
Adirondack
(NY)
312 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 163 52% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 36 12% 78%
Northern Mid-Atlantic
(NY, NJ, PA)
1,146 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 301 26% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 36 3% 88%
Southern Mid-Atlantic
(KY, MD, VA, WV)
1,740 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 968 56% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 179 10% 82%
Southern Appalachian Mountains
(AL, GA, SC, TN)
882 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 298 34% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 62 7% 79%
Total Units 6,275 Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2000–2002 2,310 37% Water Bodies in Exceedance of Critical Load, 2016–2018 429 7% 81%