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Alabama, Upper Tallapoosa Watershed

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Georgia, Upper Tallapoosa Watershed


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Assessment Summary for Reporting Year 2008
Georgia, Upper Tallapoosa Watershed

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Baxter Creek GAR031501080102 Bremen To Little River Waterbody Map River 2.0 Miles Good  
Beach Creek GAR031501080202 Headwaters To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 8.0 Miles Good  
Big Creek GAR031501080208 Little Creek To Lassetter Creek Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Big Creek GAR031501080209 Lassiter Creek To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 1.0 Miles Good  
Brooks Creek GAR031501080103 Headwaters To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 10.0 Miles Good  
Buck Creek GAR031501080806 Bear Creek To Little Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 3.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Buck Creek GAR031501080808 Little Buck Creek To Bear Creek Waterbody Map River 3.0 Miles Good  
Buck Creek GAR031501080810 Cantrell Lake To Little Buck Creek Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Good  
Buffalo Creek GAR031501080901 Upstream Little Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 6.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Buffalo Creek GAR031501080902 Downstream Southwire Corp. Waterbody Map River 3.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Carroll Lake GAR031501080811 Carrollton Waterbody Map Freshwater Lake 166.0 Acres Good  
Cochran Creek GAR031501080104 Headwaters To The Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 6.0 Miles Good  
Greene Creek GAR031501080206 American Legion Lake To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Harris Creek GAR031501080207 Headwaters To Beach Creek Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Indian Creek GAR031501080906 Headwaters To Little Tallapoosa River Near Roopville Waterbody Map River 3.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Indian Creek GAR031501081001 D/S Brickyard Rd. To Little Tallapoosa River Near Bowdon Waterbody Map River 6.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Indian Creek GAR031501081004 Headwaters To Turkey Creek Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
John Tanner Lake (Upper Lake) GAR031501080909 John Tanner State Park, Carroll County Waterbody Map Freshwater Lake 16.0 Acres Good  
Lassetter Creek GAR031501080203 Headwaters To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 3.0 Miles Good  
Little River GAR031501080110 Baxter Creek To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 10.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Little Tallapoosa River GAR031501080804 Little Tallapoosa Lake To Sharpe Creek Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Good  
Little Tallapoosa River GAR031501080807 Sharpe Creek To Buck Creek Waterbody Map River 11.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Little Tallapoosa River GAR031501080903 Buffalo Creek To Stateline Waterbody Map River 14.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Little Tallapoosa River GAR031501080907 Buck Creek To Buffalo Creek Waterbody Map River 11.0 Miles Good  
Little Turkey Creek GAR031501081003 Headwaters To Turkey Creek Waterbody Map River 5.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Mann Creek GAR031501080204 Haralson County Waterbody Map River 6.0 Miles Good  
Mountain Creek GAR031501080908 Headwaters To Little Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Not_Assessed  
Mud Creek GAR031501080105 Headwaters To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 5.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Swinney Branch GAR031501080106 Headwaters To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 5.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Tallapoosa River GAR031501080107 Mcclendon Creek To Water Mill Creek Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Good  
Tallapoosa River GAR031501080111 Water Mill Creek To Little River Waterbody Map River 9.0 Miles Good  
Tallapoosa River GAR031501080205 Little River To Beach Creek Waterbody Map River 12.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Tallapoosa River GAR031501080301 Hwy. 100 To Stateline Waterbody Map River 10.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Thomasson Creek GAR031501080108 Confluence Of Rabbit Branch And Caney Branch To Water Mill Creek Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Trestle Creek GAR031501080805 Temple Waterbody Map River 2.0 Miles Good  
Tributary To Baxter Creek GAR031501080101 Bremen Waterbody Map River 1.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Tributary To Buck Creek GAR031501080801 Headwaters To 1 Mile D/S Of Headwaters In Bremen Waterbody Map River 1.0 Miles Impaired TMDL completed
Tributary To Buck Creek GAR031501080809 1 Mile D/S Of Headwaters To Buck Creek Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Tributary To Tallapoosa River GAR031501080113 Haralson County (Near Rainey And Watts Lakes) Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Turkey Creek GAR031501081002 Little Turkey Creek To Jumpin In Creek Waterbody Map River 6.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Walker Creek GAR031501080302 Blalock Creek To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 7.0 Miles Impaired TMDL needed
Walton Creek GAR031501080303 Headwaters To Walker Creek Waterbody Map River 4.0 Miles Good  
Water Mill Creek GAR031501080109 White Creek To Tallapoosa River Waterbody Map River 5.0 Miles Good  
White Creek GAR031501080112 Headwaters To Water Mill Creek Waterbody Map River 2.0 Miles Good  

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Causes of Impairment for Reporting Year 2008

Georgia, Upper Tallapoosa

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Size of Assessed Waters with Listed Causes of Impairment
Fish Bioassessments 34.0  
Fecal Coliform 84.0  
Copper 9.0  
Benthic Macroinvertebrates Bioassessments 34.0  

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Probable Sources Contributing to Impairments for Reporting Year 2008

Georgia, Upper Tallapoosa Watershed

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Size of Assessed Waters with Probable Sources of Impairments
Industrial/Commercial Site Stormwater Discharge (Permitted) 3.0  
Non-Point Source 94.0  
Unspecified Urban Stormwater 30.0  

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TMDL Alternatives by Cause of Impairment for Reporting Year 2008


Georgia, Upper Tallapoosa Watershed


No TMDL Alternatives reported.

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