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Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) or Alternative Restoration Plan Development

Commencement of TMDLs

Development of a total maximum daily load(s) or Alternative Restoration Plan(s) are currently underway for the area(s) listed in the table below. Please send any data or information that supports the development of the TMDL or alternative restoration plan to Wade Cantrell. All data and information submitted, including characterizations of local conditions that affect attainment of water quality standards, shall be considered before completing the TMDL or alternative restoration plan.

Waterbody County(ies) Parameter Water Quality
Monitoring Sites
Date of Commencement
Central Midlands/3 Rivers Lexington, Richland Fecal Coliform/E. coli CSB-001L, CSB-001R, 
B-080, C-070, S-298
James Island Creek Charleston Enterococci JIC1, JIC2, RT-052098 06/01/2016
Lake Swamp and Lower Sparrow Swamp Darlington, Florence Fecal Coliform/E. coli PD-332, PD-345, RS-12084 03/30/2016
Lower Catawba Basin

A) Cedar Creek Reservoir
B)Fishing Creek Reservoir
C) Great Falls Reservoir
D) Lake Wateree.
Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, York CHLA, PH, TN, TP Numerous SCDHEC Water Quality Sites Impaired for one or more nutrient-related parameter Prior to 05/20/05
McAlpine Creek and Sugar Creek York E. coli CW-036, CW-064 06/01/2016
Reedy River Greenville, Laurens Fecal Coliform/E. coli S-013, S-018,
S-021, S-067,
S-070, S-072, 
S-073, S-091, 
S-178, S-264, 
S-319, S-323
prior to 11/21/06
Reedy River Greenville, Laurens PH, Total Nitrogen, Total Phosphorus S-308, S-311 prior to 05/20/05

Shem Creek

Charleston Enterococci MD-071, SC1, SC2, SC3 06/01/2016

Turkey Creek and Tributaries

Edgefield, Greenwood, McCormick, Saluda

Fecal Coliform/E. coli 

 RS-08068, SV-352

Wando River and Tributaries Berkeley, Charleston Shellfish FC Bacteria 09B-02, 09B-04, 09B-05, 09B-06, 09B-07, 09B-09, 09B-10, 09B-11, 09B-12, 09B-16, 09B-18, 09B-21 12/02/13