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Lower Hudson River WI/PWL

Lower Hudson River Basin

The most recent Lower Hudson River Basin Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List Report was issued as a Final Draft Report in August 2008. This report includes an overall evaluation of water quality in the Lower Hudson River Basin, as well as assessments for specific waterbody segments in the basin.

You may chose to view/download the entire report (PDF) as one large file (4.8 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.

The Final Draft Lower Hudson River Basin WI/PWL Report

Introduction (PDF) (415 KB) - Includes the report cover, table of contents and description of the WI/PWL program.

Basin Assessment (PDF) (276 KB) - Includes a brief summary of water quality in the entire basin.

Water Quality Assessment Map (PDF) (1.34 MB)

Watershed Map (PDF) (570 KB)

Priority Waterbodies List (PDF) (104 KB) - Provides a summary list of PWL waters, use impacts, causes and sources.

Waterbody Inventory and Segment Data Sheets

Lower Hudson Watershed (PDF), Battery to Bear Mountain Bridge (779 KB)

Hudson-Wappingers Watershed (PDF), Bear Mountain Bridge to Kingston (364 KB)

Rondount River Watershed (PDF) (312 KB)

Middle Hudson Watershed, Kingston to Troy Dam (pdf, 689 KB)

Updated Assessments (PDF) (131 KB) - Includes updated segment data sheets for waterbody assessments that have been revised since the WI/PWL Assessment Report for this basin was issued. These updated waterbody assessments include: Middle Catskill Creek and Tribs (1309-0004), Orange Lake (1301-0008), Palmer Lake (1302-0103), Sylvan Lake (1304-0029).


Assessment Methodology (PDF) (216 KB)

WI/PWL Data Sheet Definitions (PDF) (115 KB)

Index of Waterbodies (PDF) (206 KB) - Alphabetically and by county.

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.