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Lower French Broad River Watershed (06010107) of the Tennessee River Basin – Group 5 (2008)

Water Quality Management Plan

Lower French Broad River Watershed Map

The Lower French Broad River Watershed is located in East Tennessee and includes parts of Blount, Cocke, Jefferson, Knox and Sevier counties. It is approximately 796 square miles and drains to the French Broad River. There are 128 known rare plant and animal species in the Lower French Broad River Watershed.

Other sites within the Lower French Broad River Watershed include:

  • Cove Mountain Wildlife Management Area is managed by TWRA.
  • Douglas Dam Camping Area is managed by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Learn more at www.tva.gov/river/recreation/camping.htm.
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park consists of 521,621 acres of land managed by the National Park Service. Learn more at www.nps.gov/grsm/.
  • Henderson Island Refuge is managed TWRA and Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Lower French Broad River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.9 mb) - Description of the Lower French Broad River Watershed

Chapter 3 (1.0 mb) - Water Quality Assessment of the Lower French Broad River Watershed

Chapter 4 (49 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Lower French Broad River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Lower French Broad River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Restoration Strategies

Title Page for Lower French Broad River Watershed

Appendices: Appendix I, Appendix II, Appendix III, Appendix IV, Appendix V

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Lower French Broad River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Pathogens in the Lower French Broad River Watershed in Cocke, Jefferson and Sevier Counties. Approved 12/20/2005.

Lower French Broad River - Total Maximum Daily Load for Siltation and Habitat Alteration in the Lower French Broad River Watershed in Blount, Cocke, Jefferson, Knox, and Sevier Counties. Approved 08/17/2007.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Total Maximum Daily Load for pH in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in the Pigeon River, Lower French Broad River and Fort Loudoun Lake Watersheds in Cocke and Sevier Counties. Approved 09/07/2010.