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Black River WI/PWL

The most recent Black River Basin Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List Report was issued as a Final Draft Report in May 2007. This report includes an overall evaluation of water quality in the Black River Basin, as well as assessments for specific waterbody segments in the basin.

Black River Basin Map

You may chose to view/download the entire report as one large file (pdf, 3.26 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 2009.

The Final Draft Black River Basin WI/PWL Report

Introduction (pdf, 364 kb) - Includes the report cover, table of contents and description of the WI/PWL program.

Basin Assessment (pdf, 994 kb) - Includes a brief summary of water quality in the entire basin.

Water Quality Assessment Map (pdf, 1,192 kb)

Priority Waterbodies List (pdf, 75 kb) - Provides a summary list of PWL waters, use impacts, causes and sources.

Waterbody Inventory and Segment Data Sheets

Black River Watershed (pdf, 795 kb)

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


Assessment Methodology (pdf, 134 kb)

WI/PWL Data Sheet Definitions (pdf, 84 kb)

Index of Waterbodies (pdf, 99 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.