West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
601 57th Street
Charleston, WV 25304
Public meetings by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection relating to impaired streams in the Tygart Valley Watershed are scheduled for 6:30 p.m., May 18 and 19, 2015.
The May 18 meeting will be at the Elkins Holiday Inn and Suites, 50 Martin Street, Elkins, WV 26241.
The May 19 meeting will be at Tygart Lake State Park, Rt. 1 Box 260, Grafton, WV 26354.
The informational meeting is being held to discuss the current status of Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development efforts for the Tygart Valley Watershed streams. A TMDL is a plan of action used to clean up streams that are not meeting water quality standards. Information presented will include a discussion of water quality criteria, an overview of the TMDL development process and a schedule for TMDL completion. After the meetings, the DEP will begin making final allocation decisions and the contractor will begin developing the draft TMDL report document.
For more information about this TMDL meeting, please contact Steve Young at (304) 926-0495. For more information on TMDLs, go to www.dep.wv.gov/WVTMDL.