Water Quality Analyses (WQA) with EPA Concurrence of MDE's Findings: Langford Creek

Langford Creek is located in Kent County, Maryland in the tidal portion of the Chester River watershed and flows south into the Chesapeake Bay. Langford Creek is approximately 14 miles in length, with a watershed area of approximately 43 mi2 or 27,027 acres. 

Langford Creek (basin code 02130506) was identified on the State’s 1996 list of water quality Water Quality Limited Segments (WQLSs) as impaired by nutrients, sediments and fecal coliform. The document available below addresses the nutrient impairment in the tidal portion of Langford Creek; the sediment and fecal coliform impairments will be addressed at a future date. A separate action regarding St. Pauls Millpond is being considered for the future.

WQA of Eutrophication for the Tidal Langford Creek, Kent County, MD

 (Concurrence January 22, 2003)

EPA's Decision Letter

EPA's Decision Letter

Main Report 


Comment Response Document


Contact Information

Please direct questions or comments concerning this project to Maryland's TMDL Program at (410) 537-3818.