Watershed Planning Turtle-Flambeau Flowage2011<br />
Watershed Planning Background<br />1970’s – Water Quality Planning (CWA Sec. 208)<br />Wastewater Facility Upgrades<br />1...
Water Quality Planning & Reporting<br />Water Quality Report to Congress – Clean Water Act. <br />Evaluationof resource at...
Purpose of Planning – State Programs<br />Time & structure for evaluating monitoring results<br />Framework for advancing ...
Watershed Planning Process<br />Assess Waters – Monitoring Data, Methods <br />Summer/Fall<br />Winter<br />Clean Water Ac...
Role of Watershed Planning<br />Analysis of water condition for standards attainment evaluations<br />Time focused on anal...
Watershed <br />Planning<br />Fish & Aquatic Life: <br /><ul><li>Rivers/Streams (Fish, Bugs) + Additional as needed
Lakes (TSI Analysis) + Additional as needed</li></ul>Fish & Aquatic Life: <br /><ul><li>Rivers/Streams – Biology, Chemistr...
Lakes – TSI Package, TP/Chla</li></ul>Recreation: <br /><ul><li>Beaches – e. Coli  </li></ul>Fish Consumption<br /><ul><li...
Watershed Plan Content<br />Watershed Details<br />Population & Land Use<br />Hydrology<br />Ecological Landscapes<br />Hi...
Timeline<br />Aug/Sept:<br /><ul><li>Identify Watersheds</li></li></ul><li>Flambeau Flowage Watershed<br />
Watershed Assessments<br />
		Find Watershed Plans<br />http://dnr.wi.gov/<br />
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Watershed planning 2011 overview

  1. 1. Watershed Planning Turtle-Flambeau Flowage2011<br />
  2. 2. Watershed Planning Background<br />1970’s – Water Quality Planning (CWA Sec. 208)<br />Wastewater Facility Upgrades<br />1980’s – Basin Plans & Priority Watersheds (NR121)<br />Transition to address nonpoint source issues<br />1990’s –Integrated Planning, “State of the Basin” Reports<br />Forests, Lands, Wildlife, Fisheries, Water<br />2000’s – Water Database Creation<br />Large databases created, training & sharing <br />
  3. 3. Water Quality Planning & Reporting<br />Water Quality Report to Congress – Clean Water Act. <br />Evaluationof resource attainment for <br /> Fish and Aquatic Life, Fish Consumption, Recreation, and Public Health and Welfare<br />Overview, Recommendations for programs to manage, protect and enhance water resources<br />
  4. 4. Purpose of Planning – State Programs<br />Time & structure for evaluating monitoring results<br />Framework for advancing resource recommendations<br />Forum for facilitating cooperative projects<br />Baseline assessments for future resource evaluation<br />Federal & State Clean Water Act & Water Quality laws<br />Kohlsville River Restoration <br />
  5. 5. Watershed Planning Process<br />Assess Waters – Monitoring Data, Methods <br />Summer/Fall<br />Winter<br />Clean Water Act Report (Even Years) <br />Inventory/Assess Watershed <br />Partnership Outreach – Recommendations <br />Spring & Summer<br />Write Plan<br />Public Review, Finalization Process<br />
  6. 6. Role of Watershed Planning<br />Analysis of water condition for standards attainment evaluations<br />Time focused on analysis of monitoring datasets<br />Resource-based recommendations for work products and priority setting<br />Structure for prioritizing actions for specific watersheds (impaired, analyzed)<br />Outreach, coordination framework for water issues with nonprofits, agencies, public<br />Share knowledge of resource condition… enhance overall interest & awareness of aquatic resources & issues<br />
  7. 7. Watershed <br />Planning<br />Fish & Aquatic Life: <br /><ul><li>Rivers/Streams (Fish, Bugs) + Additional as needed
  8. 8. Lakes (TSI Analysis) + Additional as needed</li></ul>Fish & Aquatic Life: <br /><ul><li>Rivers/Streams – Biology, Chemistry, TP
  9. 9. Lakes – TSI Package, TP/Chla</li></ul>Recreation: <br /><ul><li>Beaches – e. Coli </li></ul>Fish Consumption<br /><ul><li>Specific Fish Advice – GIS Analysis</li></ul>Poor Water Quality? <br />Evaluate for Threatened, Watch or Impaired Lists<br />Poor, Fair, Good, Excellent Summarize, <br /> Make Recommendations <br />
  10. 10. Watershed Plan Content<br />Watershed Details<br />Population & Land Use<br />Hydrology<br />Ecological Landscapes<br />Historical Information<br />Water Condition<br />Priority Issues <br />Water Quality Goals<br />Overall Condition<br />Point & Non-point Sources<br />River & Stream Conditions<br />Lake Health<br />Wetland Health<br />Waters of Note<br />Groundwater<br />Watershed Actions<br />Projects & Grants<br />Monitoring Studies<br />Recommendations<br />Appendices<br />Maps<br />Watershed location<br />Impaired, ORW/ERW waters<br />Outfalls and dams<br />Land Use<br />Potentially Restorable Wetlands<br />
  11. 11. Timeline<br />Aug/Sept:<br /><ul><li>Identify Watersheds</li></li></ul><li>Flambeau Flowage Watershed<br />
  12. 12. Watershed Assessments<br />
  13. 13. Find Watershed Plans<br />http://dnr.wi.gov/<br />
  14. 14. Example plan:<br />

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