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South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

(05130104) of the Cumberland River Basin


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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.

South Fork Cumberland River Water Quality Management Plan (2007)

  • Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality
  • Chapter 2 - Description of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed
  • Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed
  • Chapter 4 - 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

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EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) in the South Fork Cumberland River Watershed

Pine Creek - TMDL for E. Coli (02/27/2006)

Bear Creek - TMDL for pH and iron i(08/01/2007)

Straight Fork Creek - TMDL for pH (12/10/2007)

South Fork Cumberland River - TMDL for siltation (08/26/2009)