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Loosahatchie River Watershed (08010209) of the Mississippi River Basin – Group 2 (2003)

Water Quality Management Plan

Loosahatchie River Watershed

The Loosahatchie River Watershed is located in West Tennessee and includes parts of Fayette, Hardeman, Haywood, Shelby and Tipton counties. It is approximately 738 square miles and drains to the Mississippi River. There are 17 rare plant and animal species in the Loosahatchie River Watershed.

Other sites within the Loosahatchie River Watershed include:

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park and Wildlife Management Area, a 13,467 acre park with a bottomland hardwood forest of large oak, cypress, and tupelo. The park contains two lakes and miles of hiking trails. Deer, turkey and 200 species of birds are abundant.

In addition, many local interpretive areas are common, most notably, Aycock City park in Millington and Munford City Park in Munford.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Loosahatchie River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.2 mb) - Description of the Loosahatchie River Watershed

Chapter 3 (1.14 mb) - Water Quality Assessment of the Loosahatchie River Watershed

Chapter 4 (6.1 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Loosahatchie River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Loosahatchie River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for Loosahatchie River Watershed

Appendices: Appendix I, Appendix II, Appendix III, Appendix IV, Appendix V

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Loosahatchie River - Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for PCBs in the Loosahatchie River Watershed in Shelby County. Approved 10/15/2008.

Loosahatchie River - Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for E. coli in the Loosahatchie River Watershed Fayette, Hardeman, Haywood, Shelby and Tipton Counties. Approved 07/27/2011.