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Upper Duck River Watershed (06040002) of the Tennessee River Basin – Group 4 (2005)

Water Quality Management Plan

Upper Duck River WS Map

The Upper Duck River Watershed is located in Middle Tennessee and includes parts of Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Rutherford and Williamson counties. It drains approximately 1,182 square miles and empties to the Lower Duck River. There are 147 known rare plant and animal species in the Upper Duck River Watershed.

Other sites within the Upper Duck River Watershed include:

  • Henry Horton State Park is a 1,140-acre park situated on the estate of the late Henry Horton, 36th governor of Tennessee. The park is located on the shores of the Duck River and is managed by the state of Tennessee. Learn more at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/henry-horton.
  • Normandy Hatchery was established as a partnership between TVA and TWRA. This 200-acre warm water hatchery is located south of Normandy Dam and is managed by TWRA.
  • Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park is a 200-year old Native American ceremonial site. A combination of mounds, walls, cliffs and rivers form a 50-acre enclosure. Learn more at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/old-stone-fort.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Upper Duck River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.45 mb) - Description of the Upper Duck River Watershed

Chapter 3 (1.58 mb) - Water Quality Assessment of the Upper Duck River Watershed

Chapter 4 (11.85 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Upper Duck River Watershed

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

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for Upper Duck River Watershed

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

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Upper Duck River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Fecal Coliform for the Upper Duck River in the Upper Duck River Watershed. Approved 05/17/2004.

Upper Duck River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Low Dissolved Oxygen & Nutrients for Waterbodies in the Upper Duck River Watershed. Approved 08/11/2005.

Upper Duck River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Siltation and Habitat Alteration in the Upper Duck River Watershed in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Lincoln, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Rutherford, and Williamson Counties. Approved 07/18/2006.