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Upper Cumberland River Watershed (05130103) of the Cumberland River Basin – Group 4 (2007)

Water Quality Management Plan

Upper Cumberland River Watershed Map

The Tennessee portion of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed is located in Middle and East Tennessee and includes parts of Clay and Pickett Counties. It is approximately 1,823 square miles (34 square miles in Tennessee) and drains to the Cumberland River. There is one known rare plant species in the Tennessee portion of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed.

Other sites within the Upper Cumberland River Watershed include:

  • Pickett State Forest is an 18,085-acre tract designated as a state forest in 1935, after the Sterns Coal and Lumber Company donated the land in 1933. Learn more at http://www.tn.gov/agriculture/forestry/stateforest10.shtml.
  • Pickett State Forest Wildlife Management Area is a 11,000-acre area managed by TWRA in Pickett County.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Upper Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.1 mb) - Description of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 4 - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Upper Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Upper Cumberland River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for Upper Cumberland River Watershed

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

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

None at this time.