Louisianas Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Facts

Rodney D. Hendrick, Mendoza, Carrie

A TMDL is a pollution budget for a specific waterbody (river, lake, stream, etc.). It is the maximum amount of a pollutant that can be released into a waterbody without causing the waterbody to become impaired and/or violate state water quality standards. Information on point and nonpoint sources and the history of TMDLs is included.
2/18/2005 4:04:40 AM
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