The TMDL, available below, will ensure that watershed sediment loads are at a level to support the designated uses for the Back River watershed, and more specifically, at a level to support aquatic life.
Total Maximum Daily Load of Sediment in the Non-tidal Back River Watershed, Baltimore County and Baltimore City, MD
(Approved on March 5, 2018)
Additional Supporting Information
Biological Stressor Identification Back River Watershed Report (466KB)
Biological Stressor Identification Methodology (459KB)
Nontidal Sediment TMDL Methodology Report (361KB)
Addendum to the Nontidal Sediment TMDL Methodology Report (23KB)
Please direct questions or comments concerning this project to Maryland's TMDL Program at (410) 537-3818.
1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230