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Harpeth River Watershed

(05130204) of the Cumberland River Basin


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The Harpeth River Watershed is located in Middle Tennessee and includes parts of Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Rutherford and Williamson Counties. The Harpeth River Watershed is approximately 863 square miles and drains to the Cumberland River.

Harpeth River Water Quality Management Plan (2002)

  • Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality
  • Chapter 2 - Description of the Harpeth River Watershed
  • Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the Harpeth River Watershed
  • Chapter 4 - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Harpeth River Watershed
  • Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Harpeth River Watershed
  • Chapter 6 - Future Plans

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EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) in the Harpeth River Watershed

Harpeth River -TMDL for siltation and habitat alteration (10/31/2002)

Harpeth River - TMDL for metals (07/18/2003)

Harpeth River and Harpeth River Tributaries - TMDLs developed by EPA for organic enrichment/low dissolved oxygen (09/28/2004)

Harpeth River - TMDL for E. coli (03/24/2006)