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Wolf River Watershed (08010210) of the Tennessee River Basin – Group 3 (2005)

Water Quality Management Plan

Wolf River WS Map

The Wolf River Watershed is located in Tennessee and Mississippi. The Tennessee portion of the Wolf River Watershed (68.5% of the entire watershed) includes parts of Fayette, Hardeman, and Shelby Counties. It drains approximately 819 square miles, 561 square miles of which are in Tennessee, and empties to the Mississippi River Watershed. There are 24 known rare plant and animal species in the Tennessee portion of the Wolf River Watershed.

Other sites within the Wolf River Watershed include:

  • Lafayette park Trail in Rossville
  • Lakeland Greenway System
  • Mississippi River Trail in Memphis
  • Vollintine-Evergreen Trail in Memphis

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Wolf River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.7 mb) - Description of the Wolf River Watershed

Chapter 3 (1.0 mb) Water Quality Assessment of the Wolf River Watershed

Chapter 4 (3.75 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Wolf River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Wolf River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for Wolf River Watershed

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

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Wolf River - Total Maximum Daily Load for E. Coli in the Wolf River Watershed in Fayette, Hardeman and Shelby Counties. Approved 08/13/2007.

Wolf River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Chlordane & Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in the Wolf River Watershed in Shelby County. Approved 12/13/2007.

Wolf River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Dioxins in the Wolf River Watershed in Shelby County. Approved 07/08/2011.

Wolf River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Metals in the Wolf River Watershed in Shelby County. Approved 05/30/2013.