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National Summary of
Impaired Waters and TMDL Information

Map of the United States

Depicted below are national summary tables and charts for available water quality data reported by the States to EPA under Section 305(b) and 303(d) of the Clean Water Act.

This report displays the most current available reporting year data.
Check the Status of Available Data for more information.





Impaired Waters Listed By State

Description of this table
Alabama color.gif 283
Alaska color.gif 35
American Samoa color.gif 44
Arizona color.gif 91
Arkansas color.gif 225
California color.gif 1,021
Colorado color.gif 244
Connecticut color.gif 461
Delaware color.gif 101
District Of Columbia color.gif 36
Florida color.gif 2,292
Georgia color.gif 215
Guam color.gif 47
Hawaii color.gif 309
Idaho color.gif 916
Illinois color.gif 1,057
Indiana color.gif 1,836
Iowa color.gif 480
Kansas color.gif 1,372
Kentucky color.gif 1,300
Louisiana color.gif 236
Maine color.gif 114
Maryland color.gif 184
Massachusetts color.gif 720
Michigan color.gif 2,352
Minnesota color.gif 1,144
Mississippi color.gif 229
Missouri color.gif 257
Montana color.gif 584
N. Mariana Islands color.gif 24
Nebraska color.gif 342
Nevada color.gif 215
New Hampshire color.gif 1,449
New Jersey color.gif 716
New Mexico color.gif 209
New York color.gif 1,543
North Carolina color.gif 1,130
North Dakota color.gif 201
Ohio color.gif 267
Oklahoma color.gif 657
Oregon color.gif 1,397
Pennsylvania color.gif 6,957
Puerto Rico color.gif 231
Rhode Island color.gif 120
South Carolina color.gif 961
South Dakota color.gif 155
Tennessee color.gif 1,028
Texas color.gif 719
Utah color.gif 156
Vermont color.gif 104
Virgin Islands color.gif 87
Virginia color.gif 1,523
Washington color.gif 2,420
West Virginia color.gif 1,097
Wisconsin color.gif 593
Wyoming color.gif 107

Total: 42,593 impaired waters


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Causes of Impairment for 303(d) Listed Waters

Description of this table
NOTE: Click on a cause of impairment (e.g. pathogens) to see the specific state-reported causes that are grouped to make up this category. Click on the "Number of Causes of Impairment Reported" to see a list of waters with that cause of impairment.
Pathogens color.gif 10,797
Nutrients color.gif 7,696
Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 7,219
Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion color.gif 6,720
Sediment color.gif 6,628
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) color.gif 5,806
Mercury color.gif 4,801
pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions color.gif 4,342
Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota color.gif 3,715
Temperature color.gif 3,238
Turbidity color.gif 2,899
Pesticides color.gif 2,090
Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 1,931
Algal Growth color.gif 1,266
Cause Unknown color.gif 1,164
Habitat Alterations color.gif 811
Dioxins color.gif 621
Total Toxics color.gif 514
Other Cause color.gif 477
Toxic Organics color.gif 457
Ammonia color.gif 409
Toxic Inorganics color.gif 376
Flow Alteration(s) color.gif 239
Oil and Grease color.gif 192
Taste, Color and Odor color.gif 142
Nuisance Exotic Species color.gif 119
Fish Consumption Advisory color.gif 101
Biotoxins color.gif 87
Trash color.gif 84
Noxious Aquatic Plants color.gif 83
Cause Unknown - Fish Kills color.gif 69
Radiation color.gif 52
Chlorine color.gif 52
Nuisance Native Species color.gif 4

Total: 75,201 Causes of Impairment

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National Cumulative TMDLs by Pollutant

This chart includes TMDLs since October 1, 1995.

Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the underlined "Pollutant Group" value to see a detailed list of pollutants. Click on the underlined "Number of TMDLs" value to see a listing of those TMDLs for the pollutant Group.
Number of Causes of
Impairment Addressed
Mercury color.gif 20,332 7,181
Pathogens color.gif 12,558 12,845
Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 9,407 9,597
Nutrients color.gif 5,842 7,007
Sediment color.gif 3,891 4,528
Temperature color.gif 2,251 2,261
Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion color.gif 2,136 2,255
pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions color.gif 1,928 1,987
Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 1,644 1,702
Turbidity color.gif 1,512 1,711
Pesticides color.gif 1,216 1,316
Ammonia color.gif 1,114 1,178
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) color.gif 528 549
Chlorine color.gif 335 341
Other Cause color.gif 268 323
Toxic Inorganics color.gif 205 205
Toxic Organics color.gif 158 199
Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota color.gif 128 132
Total Toxics color.gif 110 120
Algal Growth color.gif 89 97
Habitat Alterations color.gif 83 84
Trash color.gif 74 74
Dioxins color.gif 27 28
Noxious Aquatic Plants color.gif 21 22
Radiation color.gif 19 22
Oil and Grease color.gif 14 14
Cause Unknown color.gif 7 7
Nuisance Exotic Species color.gif 3 6
Fish Consumption Advisory color.gif 2 2

Total: 65,902 TMDLs; 55,793 Causes of Impairment Addressed

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Approved TMDLs By State

This chart includes TMDLs since October 1, 1995.

Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the state name to see a state report. Click on the Number of TMDLs to see a detailed list of the TMDLs.
Alabama color.gif 303
Alaska color.gif 58
American Samoa color.gif 2
Arizona color.gif 88
Arkansas color.gif 318
California color.gif 1,810
Colorado color.gif 1,005
Connecticut color.gif 372
Delaware color.gif 579
District Of Columbia color.gif 374
Florida color.gif 1,069
Georgia color.gif 1,734
Guam color.gif 18
Hawaii color.gif 64
Idaho color.gif 2,109
Illinois color.gif 427
Indiana color.gif 1,148
Iowa color.gif 205
Kansas color.gif 3,217
Kentucky color.gif 302
Louisiana color.gif 750
Maine color.gif 337
Maryland color.gif 795
Massachusetts color.gif 581
Michigan color.gif 238
Minnesota color.gif 1,617
Mississippi color.gif 1,438
Missouri color.gif 288
Montana color.gif 1,355
Nebraska color.gif 143
Nevada color.gif 67
New Hampshire color.gif 6,050
New Jersey color.gif 616
New Mexico color.gif 322
New York color.gif 666
North Carolina color.gif 13,443
North Dakota color.gif 136
Ohio color.gif 1,730
Oklahoma color.gif 683
Oregon color.gif 1,241
Pennsylvania color.gif 7,142
Puerto Rico color.gif 321
Rhode Island color.gif 211
South Carolina color.gif 516
South Dakota color.gif 329
Tennessee color.gif 1,240
Texas color.gif 253
Utah color.gif 311
Vermont color.gif 119
Virgin Islands color.gif 66
Virginia color.gif 1,454
Washington color.gif 1,486
West Virginia color.gif 4,123
Wisconsin color.gif 247
Wyoming color.gif 386

Total: 65,902 TMDLs


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National Cumulative Number of TMDLs

EPA Fiscal Year starts October 1 and ends September 30.


Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the underlined "Number of TMDLs Completed" value for a detailed list of the TMDLs for the fiscal year.
1996 color.gif 135 136
1997 color.gif 337 351
1998 color.gif 402 408
1999 color.gif 330 373
2000 color.gif 1,556 1,581
2001 color.gif 2,580 2,616
2002 color.gif 2,743 2,823
2003 color.gif 2,999 3,272
2004 color.gif 3,378 3,636
2005 color.gif 4,319 4,634
2006 color.gif 4,215 4,567
2007 color.gif 4,321 4,651
2008 color.gif 9,263 9,546
2009 color.gif 4,399 4,625
2010 color.gif 2,572 2,708
2011 color.gif 2,830 3,113
2012 color.gif 2,883 3,151
2013 color.gif 15,538 15,626
2014 color.gif 1,102 1,194

Total: 65,902 TMDLs; 69,011 Causes of Impairment Addressed

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Status of Available Data Used in This Report

Description of this table
Alabama 2012 2012
Alaska 2010 2010
American Samoa 2010 2010
Arizona 2010 2010
Arkansas 2008 2008
California 2010 2010
Colorado 2010 2010
Connecticut 2012 2012
Delaware 2006 2006
District Of Columbia 2012 2012
Florida 2010 2010
Georgia 2010 2010
Guam 2010 2010
Hawaii 2006 2006
Idaho 2010 2010
Illinois 2010 2006
Indiana 2010 2008
Iowa 2012 2012
Kansas 2014 2014
Kentucky 2010 2010
Louisiana 2012 2012
Maine 2010 2010
Maryland 2002 2010
Massachusetts 2012 2012
Michigan 2010 2008
Minnesota 2010 2008
Mississippi 2012 2012
Missouri 2012 2012
Montana 2012 2012
N. Mariana Islands 2010 2010
Nebraska 2014 2014
Nevada 2010 2010
New Hampshire 2010 2010
New Jersey 2010 2010
New Mexico 2012 2012
New York 2012 2012
North Carolina 2012 2012
North Dakota 2012 2012
Ohio 2010 2008
Oklahoma 2012 2012
Oregon 2006 2006
Pennsylvania 2006 2004
Puerto Rico 2012 2012
Rhode Island 2012 2012
South Carolina 2010 2010
South Dakota 2010 2012
Tennessee 2010 2010
Texas 2010 2010
Utah 2010 2010
Vermont 2012 2012
Virgin Islands 2012 2012
Virginia 2010 2010
Washington 2008 2008
West Virginia 2010 2010
Wisconsin 2006 2006
Wyoming 2012 2012


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