Causes and Sources of Impairment

TMDL Implementation recommendations

Implementation Recommendations Otter Creek (041000100706)                                                      

Streambank and Riparian Restoration

Stream Restoration

Wetland Restoration

Conservation Easements

Dam Modification or Removal

Levee or DikeModification or Removal

Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation

Home Sewage Planning and Implementation

Education and Outreach

Agricultural Best Management Practices

Storm Water Best Management Practices

Regulatory PointSource Controls

Channelization (sedimentation)

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x

x

Impervious surface runoff (sedimentation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

Commercial/industrial districts (sedimentation, contaminated sediments)

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

Sediment re-suspension (contaminated sediments)

See narrative text

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landfills (contaminated sediments)

See narrative text

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Failing HSTS (bacteria)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

Package WWTP (bacteria)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Illicit connections to storm sewers (bacteria)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

x

Urban/residential runoff (bacteria)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

x

see pages 163-167 of the Lower maumee and lake Erie Tribs TMDL Report for specific actions 

 

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