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Department of Environmental Quality
TMDL Public Meeting - North Fork and South Fork Pound Rivers (Wise County, VA)

Meeting Details
Date / Time 2/2/2010  6:00 pm
Location Pound Town Hall, 8422 North River Rd, Pound, Virginia 
Board Website 
Agenda document not available
Minutes document minutes not taken
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? No
Purpose of the meeting
The final public meeting on a study to restore water quality in North Fork and South Fork Pound Rivers in Wise County, Virginia, and to seek public comment on a water quality improvement study by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Mines Minerals and Energy and the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the North and South Fork Pound River in Southwest Virginia. The draft TMDL report on the impaired waters is available after February 1, 2010 from the contact below or on the DEQ web site at DEQ has been working to identify sources of pollutants affecting the aquatic organisms in the waters of the North and South Fork Pound Rivers. The South Fork Pound River flows along Route 671 and confluences with the North Fork Pound River in the Town of Pound along Bus. 23. The “impaired” stream segments are estimated to total approximately 7.64 miles. The stream is impaired for failing to meet the Aquatic Life Use based on violations of the general standard for aquatic organisms. During the study, the pollutants impairing the aquatic community were identified and total maximum daily loads, or TMDLs, developed for the impaired waters. A TMDL is the total amount of a pollutant a water body can contain and still meet water quality standards. The public notice appears in the Virginia Register of Regulations on December 21, 2009. The comment period will be from February 2, 2010 to March 4, 2010.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
General business

Contact Information
Name / Title: Shelley Williams  / TMDL Coordinator
Address: Southwest Regional Office
355 Deadmore Street, P. O. Box 1688
Abingdon, 24212-1688
Email Address:
Telephone: (276)676-4845    FAX: (276)676-4899    TDD: ()-