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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 25. State Water Control Board
Chapter 720. Water Quality Management Planning Regulation
7/12/2020

9VAC25-720-120. York River Basin.

A. Total maximum daily loads (TMDLs).

TMDL #

Stream Name

TMDL Title

City/County

WBID

Pollutant

WLA1

Units

1.

Lower Pamunkey River

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F13R, F13E, F14R, F14E

E. coli

5.38E+13

cfu/yr

2.

Middle Pamunkey River

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F12R

E. coli

2.36E+13

cfu/yr

3.

Taylors Creek (VAN-F03R-01)

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F03R

E. coli

3.66E+10

cfu/yr

4.

Northeast Creek

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F09R

E. coli

2.34E+12

cfu/yr

5.

Totopotomoy Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Pamunkey River Basin

Hanover

F13

E. coli

2.62E+10

cfu/year

6.

Newfound River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Pamunkey River Basin

Hanover

F05

E. coli

2.89E+10

cfu/year

7.

South Anna River (VAN-F02R-01)

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, and New Kent

F01R, F02R

E. coli

7.50E+12

cfu/yr

8.

South Anna River (VAN-F01R-01)

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, and New Kent

F01R

E. coli

4.92E+12

cfu/yr

9.

South Anna River (VAP-F04R-01)

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, and New Kent

F03R, F04R

E. coli

7.74E+12

cfu/yr

10.

South Anna River (VAP-F04R-02)

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, and New Kent

F04R

E. coli

6.02E+12

cfu/yr

11.

Adams Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - Poropotank River and Adams Creek

Gloucester

F26

Fecal coliform

4.48E+08

MPN/day

12.

Poropotank River and Morris Bay

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - Poropotank River and Adams Creek

Gloucester

F26

Fecal coliform

4.78E+09

MPN/day

13.

Felgates Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Queen Creek, King Creek, and Felgates Creek Watersheds

York

F27

Fecal coliform

3.70E+10

MPN/day

14.

King Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Queen Creek, King Creek, and Felgates Creek Watersheds

York

F27

Fecal coliform

4.37E+10

MPN/day

15.

Queen Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Queen Creek, King Creek, and Felgates Creek Watersheds

York, Williamsburg

F26

Fecal coliform

9.69E+11

MPN/day

16.

Perrin River, upper

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - Sarah Creek and Perrin River

Gloucester

F27

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

17.

Sarah Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - Sarah Creek and Perrin River

Gloucester

F27

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

18.

Plentiful Creek

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Spotsylvania

F07

E. coli

3.57E+09

cfu/year

19.

Mountain Run

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Orange

F06

E. coli

1.22E+10

cfu/year

20.

Beaver Creek

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Orange

F06

E. coli

1.25E+10

cfu/year

21.

Terrys Run

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Orange

F07

E. coli

1.86E+10

cfu/year

22.

Pamunkey Creek and Tomahawk Creek

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Orange

F07

E. coli

9.05E+10

cfu/year

23.

Goldmine Creek

Bacteria TMDLs for York River Basin

Louisa

F06

E. coli

1.09E+11

cfu/year

24.

Lower Pamunkey River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Upper York River, the Lower Pamunkey River, and the Lower Mattaponi River (Tidal) Watersheds

New Kent, King William

F14

Enterococci

1.34E+10

cfu/day

25.

Lower Mattaponi River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Upper York River, the Lower Pamunkey River, and the Lower Mattaponi River (Tidal) Watersheds

King and Queen, King William

F24, F25

Enterococci

1.42E+10

cfu/day

26.

Upper York River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Upper York River, the Lower Pamunkey River, and the Lower Mattaponi River (Tidal) Watersheds

New Kent, King William, King and Queen

F14, F24, F25, F26

Enterococci

2.76E+10

cfu/day

27.

Upper York River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Development for the Upper York River, the Lower Pamunkey River, and the Lower Mattaponi River (Tidal) Watersheds

New Kent, King William, King and Queen

F14, F24, F25, F26

Fecal coliform

1.14E+12

counts/day

28.

Taskinas Creek

TMDL Report for Chesapeake Bay Shellfish Waters: Ware Creek, Taskinas Creek, and Skimino Creek Bacterial Impairments

James City

F26

Fecal coliform

4.97E+08

MPN/day

29.

Skimino Creek

TMDL Report for Chesapeake Bay Shellfish Waters: Ware Creek, Taskinas Creek, and Skimino Creek Bacterial Impairments

James City

F26

Fecal coliform

1.34E+09

MPN/day

30.

Ware Creek

TMDL Report for Chesapeake Bay Shellfish Waters: Ware Creek, Taskinas Creek, and Skimino Creek Bacterial Impairments

James City

F26

Fecal coliform

1.36E+09

MPN/day

31.

Aberdeen Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - York River: Gloucester Point to Jones Creek

Gloucester

F26

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

32.

Carter Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - York River: Gloucester Point to Jones Creek

Gloucester

F27

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

33.

Cedarbush Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - York River: Gloucester Point to Jones Creek

Gloucester

F27

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

34.

Jones Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - York River: Gloucester Point to Jones Creek

Gloucester

F26

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

35.

Timberneck Creek

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Report for Shellfish Areas Listed Due to Bacterial Contamination - York River: Gloucester Point to Jones Creek

Gloucester

F27

Fecal coliform

N/A2

MPN/day

36.

Upper Little River

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F11R, F10R

E. coli

5.61E+12

cfu/yr

37.

Upper Pamunkey River and North Anna River

E. coli TMDL Development for The Pamunkey River and Tributaries, VA

Hanover, Louisa, King William, Caroline, Spotsylvania, New Kent

F12R, F09R

E. coli

3.25E+13

cfu/yr

38.

Brock Run

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Spotsylvania

F15

E. coli

3.09E+10

cfu/yr

39.

Chapel Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

King and Queen

F21

E. coli

1.25E+12

cfu/yr

40.

Doctors Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F22

E. coli

3.24E+11

cfu/yr

41.

Glady Run

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Spotsylvania

F16

E. coli

1.85E+11

cfu/yr

42.

Maracossic Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline, King and Queen

F22

E. coli

5.24E+12

cfu/yr

43.

Mat River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Spotsylvania

F18

E. coli

1.94E+11

cfu/yr

44.

Matta River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Spotsylvania, Caroline

F18

E. coli

2.14E+12

cfu/yr

45.

Mattaponi River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F17

E. coli

6.16E+12

cfu/yr

46.

Motto River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F19

E. coli

6.48E+10

cfu/yr

47.

Po River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Spotsylvania, Caroline

F16

E. coli

1.46E+12

cfu/yr

48.

Polecat Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F20

E. coli

1.56E+11

cfu/yr

49.

Poni River

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F17

E. coli

2.93E+12

cfu/yr

50.

Reedy Creek

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

Caroline

F21

E. coli

2.08E+11

cfu/yr

51.

Root Swamp

Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Development for the Mattaponi River Watershed

King and Queen

F22

E. coli

5.15E+11

cfu/yr

Notes:
1The total WLA can be increased prior to modification provided that DEQ tracks these changes for bacteria TMDLs where the permit is consistent with water quality standards for bacteria.

2There were no point source dischargers in the modeled TMDL area.

B. Stream segment classifications, effluent limitations including water quality based effluent limitations, and wasteload allocations.

TABLE B1 -- RECOMMENDED STREAM SEGMENTS IN THE YORK RIVER BASIN

Segment Number

Classification

Name of River (Description)*

8–1

E.L.

North Anna River (main and tributaries except Goldmine Creek and Contrary Creek) R.M. 68.4–0.0

8–2

E.L.

Goldmine Creek

8–3

W.Q.

Contrary Creek (main only) R.M. 9.5–0.0

8–4

E.L.

South Anna River (main and tributaries) R.M. 101.2–97.1

8–5

E.L.

South Anna River (main only) R.M. 97.1–77.4

8–6

E.L.

South Anna River (main and tributaries) R.M.77.4–0.0

8–7

E.L.

Pamunkey River (main and tributaries) R.M. 90.7–12.2

8–8

W.Q.

Pamunkey River (main only) R.M. 12.2–0.0

8–9

E.L.

Mattaponi River (main and tributaries) R.M.102.2–10.2

8–10

E.L.

Mattaponi River (main only) R.M.10.2–0.0

8–11

W.Q.

York River (main only) R.M. 30.4–22.4

8–12

E.L.

York River (main and tributaries except King Creek and Carter Creek) R.M. 22.4–0.0

8–13

E.L.

Carter Creek (main and tributaries) R.M. 5.4–2.0

8–14

E.L.

Carter Creek (main only) R.M. 2.0–0.0

8–15

E.L.

King Creek (main only) R.M. 5.6–0.0

8–16

W.Q.

Condemned shellfish areas- Timberneck, Queens, and Sarah Creeks and portions of the main stream of the York River.

Notes:
*R.M.= River Mile, measured from the river mouth

Source: Roy F. Western

TABLE B2 -- WASTELOAD ALLOCATIONS (IN LBS PER DAY)

POINT SOURCE

1977 WASTELOAD2

MAXIMUM7 DAILY LOAD

RECOMMENDED ALLOCATION

RAW WASTELOAD AT 1995

REQUIRED & REMOVAL EFFICIENCY 1995

CBOD5

UBOD1

CBOD5

UBOD

CBOD5

UBOD

PERCENT
RESERVE

CBOD5

UBOD

CBOD5

UBOD

Gordonsville

145

398

150

412

150

412

0

1950

2730

92

85

Louisa-Mineral

50

108

55

118

55

118

0

850

1150

93

90

Doswell

52

110

8628

14078

6908

11258

20

1080

1444

854

71

Thornburg

63

150

68

162

68

162

0

1240

1690

94

90

Bowling Green

27

64

29

68

29

68

0

680

926

96

93

Ashland

160

303

235

559

188

447

20

2250

3825

92

88

Hanover (Regional STP)

170

437

280

820

280

820

0

5730

7930

96

90

Chesapeake Corp.

6400

8000

104455

150005

104455

150005

N/A

51700

64630

90

90

West Point

105

380

2813

1020

225

814

20

1000

1600

854

66

Notes:
1BOD is Ultimate Biochemical Oxygen Demand. Its concentration is derived by the following: BOD5/0.80+ 4.5(TKN)=(UBOD). NOTE: The amount of TKN utilized depends on the location in the basin.

2Projected for 1977 based on population projections.

3Recommended allocation based on BPCTCA effluent guidelines applied to raw wasteloads at 2020.

4Minimum removal efficiency.

5Allocation based on BPCTCA effluent guidelines; amended by Minute 25, June 3-5, 1979 board meeting.

7Assimilative capacity.

8Amended by Minute 1, August 17, 1978, board meeting.

Source: Roy F. Weston, Inc.

C. Nitrogen and phosphorus wasteload allocations to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers. The following table presents nitrogen and phosphorus wasteload allocations for the identified significant dischargers and the total nitrogen and total phosphorus wasteload allocations for the listed facilities.

Virginia Waterbody ID

Discharger Name

VPDES Permit No.

Total Nitrogen (TN) Wasteload Allocation (lbs/yr)

Total Phosphorus (TP) Wasteload Allocation (lbs/yr)

F20R

Caroline County STP

VA0073504

9,137

609

F01R

Gordonsville STP

VA0021105

17,177

1,145

F04R

Ashland WWTP

VA0024899

36,547

2,436

F09R

Doswell WWTP

VA0029521

18,273

1,218

F09R

Bear Island Paper Company

VA0029521

47,328

10,233

F27E

Plains Marketing L.P. - Yorktown

VA0003018

167,128

17,689

F27E

HRSD - York River STP

VA0081311

275,927

18,395

F14R

Parham Landing WWTP

VA0088331

36,547

2,436

F14E

RockTenn CP LLC - West Point

VA0003115

259,177

56,038

F12E

Totopotomoy WWTP

VA0089915

182,734

12,182

F25E

HRSD - West Point STP

VA0075434

10,964

731

TOTALS:

1,060,939

123,112

Statutory Authority

§ 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; 33 USC § 1313(e) of the Clean Water Act.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 19, Issue 14, eff. April 24, 2003; Errata, 19:18 VA.R. 2746, 2747 May 19, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 07, eff. January 11, 2006; Errata, 22:12 VA.R. 2064 February 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 21, eff. August 7, 2008; Volume 25, Issue 12, eff. April 2, 2009; Volume 31, Issue 12, eff. March 11, 2015; Volume 31, Issue 18, eff. June 3, 2015; Volume 31, Issue 21, eff. July 30, 2015; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. August 24, 2016.

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