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DWQ’s 2016 Final Integrated Report


Report Update

Update: December 7, 2016


DWQ received ~30 comments during the public comment period, which was held between June 10th, 2016 and 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2016. DWQ is pleased to announce that the Final 2016 Integrated Report has been submitted to EPA for approval on December 7th, 2016, and all files have been updated on this website. EPA will have 30 days to review and provide final action on the 2016 Integrated Report.

To keep the public and stakeholders aware of the status of EPA approval of the the Final 2016 IR, DWQ will post another update on June 29, 2017.


Update: August 1, 2016


Closed: The Public Comment Period on the 2016 Draft Integrated Report is extended an additional 30-days. DWQ is now accepting public comments from June 10, 2016 until 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2016.

During this time we are seeking input on:

  • Substantive changes only from the 303(d) Assessment Methods that were posted from March 11, 2015 – April 12, 2015
  • 305(b) and 303(d) list of impaired waters and
  • Additional information that goes into generating the Report.

Comments must be submitted in writing by September 8, 2016, to James Harris, Utah Division of Water Quality, P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84114-4870 or via email to jamesharris@utah.gov.

If you have additional questions, please contact James Harris at jamesharris@utah.gov or (801) 536- 4360.

If during your review you have any questions specific to a particular assessment, please refer to our Draft 2016 IR contact page.


Public Hearing:

Update: July 22, 2016

On July 19th 2016 DWQ hosted a public hearing on the Draft 2016 Integrated Report. 22 stakeholders attended the hearing, and one comment was received. DWQ will respond to this comment and any other comments that are received during the Draft 2016 IR public comment period. The 60-day public comment period on the Draft 2016 IR will close on August 9th, 2016.


Update: June 21, 2016


DWQ invites stakeholders and the general public to attend the public hearing on the Draft 2016 Integrated Report which will be held on July 19, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the DEQ Board Room, 195 North 1950 West, Salt Lake City, Utah.


Press Release: DEQ Invites Public Comment on Draft Water Quality Report Data Show 47 Percent of Utah Streams Don’t Meet Standards (06/13/16)


2016 Final Approval Letters

  • Available from EPA 30 days after DWQ submits a Final 2016 IR to EPA for final approval.

Report Chapters

All River and Stream Assessments (Excel) Excel file that includes worksheets with the following information:

    • Assessment Summaries: Rivers and Streams
    • 305(b) List Only: Rivers and Streams
    • 303(d) List Only: Rivers and Streams
    • Delisting Table. This is a proposed list of potential delistings, which may change pending public and internal review.
    • Approved TMDL List: Rivers and Streams
    • Category 4A/ Approved TMDL Only Assessments: Rivers and Streams
    • Category 4B Only Assessments: Rivers and Streams. DWQ does not have any to report this IR cycle.
    • Category 4C Only Assessments: Rivers and Streams
  • Chapter 4: Lakes and Reservoirs Assessments (PDF)
    List of supporting and impaired lakes and reservoirs, including waters with a TMDL priority. The above PDF includes all Watershed Management Units (WMU).

All Lakes and Reservoir Assessments (Excel) Excel file that include worksheets with the following information:

  • Assessment Summaries: Lakes and Reservoirs
  • 305(b) List Only: Lakes and Reservoirs
  • 303(d) List Only: Lakes and Reservoirs
  • Delisting Table
  • Approved TMDL List: Lakes and Reservoirs
  • Category 4A/ Approved TMDL Only Assessments: Lakes and Reservoirs
  • Category 4B Only Assessments: Lakes and Reservoirs. DWQ does not have any to report this IR cycle.
  • Category 4C Only Assessments: Lakes and Reservoirs. DWQ does not have any to report this IR cycle.

Supplemental Information

Public Comment

List of individual comments received on the 2016 Draft Integrated Report public comment period from June 10th, 2016 and 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2016:

Contacts

If you have questions about the Integrated Report please contact the following: