Alabama Department of Environmental Management

Notice of Availability of the Proposed Section 303(d) List of Impaired Waters for 2018

State of Alabama
Public Notice - 214 

Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act requires that each state identify those waters within its boundaries for which controls of pollutant sources are not stringent enough to implement water quality standards applicable to such waters.  In addition, each State shall establish a priority ranking for such waters, taking into account the severity of the pollution and the uses to be made of such waters.  For each waterbody identified on the list, the state is required to establish a total maximum daily load (TMDL) for each pollutant at a level necessary to implement applicable water quality standards.

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has developed the Draft 2018 Section 303(d) List and is now making it available for public review and comment.  Electronic copies of the Draft List and Fact Sheet are available on the ADEM web site at the following address:  Copies of the Draft List and Fact Sheet may also be obtained by contacting ADEM at the address, e-mail address, or phone number provided below.

Persons wishing to submit comments or provide new information regarding the Draft 2018 Section 303(d) List are invited to do so in writing to Joseph Roy, Water Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400 ).  Mr. Roy’s phone number is 334-270-5635.  His email address is jtr@adem.alabama.govComments must be received by the Department prior to 5:00 p.m. on March 13, 2018.

This notice is hereby given this 11th day of February, 2018, by authority of ADEM.

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Lance R. LeFleur

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