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Sequatchie River Watershed (06020004) of the Tennessee River Basin – Group 5 (2008)

Water Quality Management Plan

Sequatchie River Watershed Map

The Sequatchie River Watershed is located in Middle Tennessee and includes parts of Bledsoe, Cumberland, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie and Van Buren counties. It is approximately 601 square miles and drains to the Sequatchie River. There are 46 known rare plant and animal species in the Sequatchie River Watershed.

Other sites within the Sequatchie River Watershed include:

  • Grassy Cove Karst Area is a 10,500-acre National Natural Landmark and managed by the National Park Service. Learn more at http://www.nature.nps.gov/nnl/site.cfm?Site=GRCO-TN
  • Harp Wetland WMA is managed by TWRA in Bledsoe County.
  • Prentice Cooper State forest covers 24,311-acres of forestland and is managed by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Sequatchie River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.2 mb) - Description of the Sequatchie River Watershed

Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the Sequatchie River Watershed

Chapter 4 (24 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Sequatchie River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Sequatchie River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Restoration Strategies

Title Page for Sequatchie River Watershed

Appendices: Appendix I, Appendix II, Appendix III, Appendix IV, Appendix V

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Sequatchie River - Total Maximum Daily Load for E. Coli in the Sequatchie River Watershed in Bledsoe, Cumberland, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie and Van Buren Counties. Approved 12/18/2008.