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Mohawk River WI/PWL

The most recent Mohawk River Basin Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List Report was issued in June 2010. This report includes an overall evaluation of water quality in the Mohawk River Basin, as well as assessments for specific waterbody segments in the basin.

Mohawk River Basin

You may chose to view/download the entire report (PDF) (3.6 mB), or in order to ease viewing/downloading, the information in this report has been segmented into separate smaller files. Use the index below to find, view and download the portion (or portions) of the report of interest to you.

The next review and update of the water quality assessments for waters in this basin is scheduled to be conducted in 2012.

Mohawk River Basin Assessment

Introduction (PDF) (551 kB) - Includes the report cover, table of contents and description of the WI/PWL program.

Basin Assessment (PDF) (287 kB) - Includes a brief summary of water quality in the entire basin.

Priority Waterbodies List (PDF) (82 kB) - Provides a summary list of PWL waters, use impacts, causes and sources.

Waterbody Inventory and Segment Data Sheets

Lower Mohawk River Watershed (PDF) (453 kB)

Schoharie Creek Watershed (PDF) (622 kB)

Middle/Upper Mohawk River Watershed (PDF) (1.97 mB)

Natural Resources and Wetlands Issues (PDF) (128 kB)

Updated Assessments - Currently no waterbody assessments have been revised since the current WI/PWL Assessment Report for this basin was issued.


All Appendices (PDF) (376 kB) - Includes Assessment Methodology, WI/PWL Data Sheet Information and Index of Waterbodies.

To request printed copies of this report and for answers to other questions about this water quality assessment, please use the contact information at the right to reach us by e-mail, phone or in writing.