Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Monitoring, Assessment and TMDLs
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Nevada Water Quality
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is responsible for conducting monitoring, assessment, reporting under CWA Sections 303(d) and 305(b), and TMDL development for the State of Nevada. More information about Nevada's programs can be found at Nevada's Division of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Water Quality Planning page or through EPA and Nevada staff.
Nevada's Integrated Report
On April 6, 2016, EPA partially approved and partially disapproved Nevada's 2014 303(d) list of waters requiring a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). EPA approved waters Nevada identified as requiring a TMDL, and disapproved the omission of a water impaired due to mercury in fish tissue and revised the location of another previously-added water impaired due to mercury in fish tissue. EPA's action added the identified water body – pollutant combinations to the 303(d) list.
Following a public comment period on EPA's notice to add waters, on September 21, 2016, EPA transmitted to the state the final list of added water body – pollutant combinations and a responsiveness summary addressing how public comments were considered in the final EPA decision. Provided below are the April 2016 partial approval / partial disapproval letter and the September 2016 letter and enclosure presenting the final list of added waters and responsiveness summary (see EPA documents). The State's 303(d) lists are available at the link under State Documents, below.
Dave Guiliano (firstname.lastname@example.org)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
75 Hawthorne St, WTR-2
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel. (415) 947-4133
- EPA's Final Decision Letter (PDF) (1 pp, 369K) and Enclosure (PDF) (8 pp, 39K) conveying the final list and response to comments
- EPA's Partial Approval/Partial Disapproval Letter (PDF) (2 pp, 356K) and Enclosure (PDF) (10 pp, 168K)
- EPA's Public Notice for Public Comment Period (PDF) (2 pp, 56 K)
Nevada's 2014 Section 303(d) list of waters requiring a TMDL is available in Attachment 4 of Nevada's 2014 Water Quality Integrated Report, available at the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection web page.