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South Fork Cumberland River Watershed (05130104) of the Cumberland River Basin – Group 4 (2007)

Water Quality Management Plan

South Fork Cumberland River Watershed Map

The Tennessee portion of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed is located in East Tennessee and includes parts of Anderson, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett and Scott counties. It is approximately 1,365 square miles (976 square miles in Tennessee) and drains to the Cumberland River. There are 88 known rare plant and animal species in the Tennessee portion of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed.

Other sites within the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed include:

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.8 mb) - Description of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 4 (10.2 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

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

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Pine Creek - A Total Maximum Daily Load for E. Coli in the Pine Creek Subwatershed in the South Fork Cumberland Watershed in Scott County. Approved 02/27/2006.

Bear Creek - A Total Maximum Daily Load for pH and Iron in the Bear Creek Subwatershed in the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed in Scott County. Approved 08/01/2007.

Straight Fork Creek - A Total Maximum Daily Load for pH in the Straight Fork Creek Subwatershed in the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed in Campbell and Scott Counties. Approved 12/10/2007.

South Fork Cumberland River - A Total Maximum Daily Load for Siltation in the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed in Anderson, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Pickett and Scott Counties. Approved 08/26/2009.