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Powell River Watershed (06010206) of the Tennessee River Basin – Group 4 (2007)

Water Quality Management Plan

Powell River Watershed Map

The Tennessee portion of the Powell River Watershed is located in East Tennessee and includes parts of Campbell, Claiborne, Hancock and Union counties. It is approximately 954 square miles (402 square miles in Tennessee) and drains to the Clinch River. There are 73 known rare plant and animal species in the Tennessee portion of the Powell River Watershed.

Other sites within the Powell River Watershed include:

  • Cumberland Gap National Park, located where the borders of Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia meet, was established in 1940. Learn more at http://www.nps.gov/cuga/.
  • Chuck Swan Wildlife Management Area is a 24,444-acre area managed by TWRA in Campbell and Union Counties.

Table of Contents

Glossary

Summary - Powell River Watershed

Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality

Chapter 2 (1.1 mb) - Description of the Powell River Watershed

Chapter 3 (1.2 mb) - Water Quality Assessment of the Powell River Watershed

Chapter 4 (3.9 mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Powell River Watershed

Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Powell River Watershed

Chapter 6 - Future Plans

Title Page for Powell River Watershed

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

Waters with EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL)

Powell River - A Total Maximum Daily Load for E. Coli in the Powell River Watershed in Campbell, Claiborne, Hancock and Union Counties. Approved 10/15/2008.