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Obey River Watershed

(05130105) of the Cumberland River Basin


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The Tennessee portion of the Obey River Watershed is located in Middle Tennessee and includes parts of Clay, Cumberland, Fentress, Overton, Pickett and Putnam counties. It is approximately 961 square miles (775 square miles in Tennessee) and drains to the Cumberland River.

Obey River Water Quality Management Plan (2007)

  • Chapter 1 - Watershed Approach to Water Quality
  • Chapter 2 - Description of the Obey River Watershed (Group 4)
  • Chapter 3 - Water Quality Assessment of the Obey River Watershed (Group 4)
  • Chapter 4 - 7.0mb) - Point and Nonpoint Source Characterization of the Obey River Watershed (Group 4)
  • Chapter 5 - Water Quality Partnerships in the Obey River Watershed (Group 4)
  • Chapter 6 - Future Plans

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EPA Approved Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) in the Obey River Watershed

TMDL for pH and metals (03/02/2008)

TMDL for E. Coli (03/08/2008)