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Madison River Watershed Outreach

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Page Contents:



 

Meetings & Presentations

Meeting & Agenda

Presentations & Handouts

May 20, 2015

State of the Water Meeting

Ennis Elementary School

May 20, 2015 Presentation of Water Quality Assessment Results (5.8 MB)

 

Presentation given by:

Katie Makarowski – Monitoring and Assessment Coordinator

Melissa Schaar – Water Quality Standards Specialist

Paul Kusnierz – Project Manager for Sediment and Temperature TMDLs

Christina Staten – TMDL Project Coordinator

September 14, 2016

Watershed Advisory Group Meeting

El Western Conference Center

1:30 p.m.

 

Meeting Agenda

September 14, 2016 Presentation of Nutrient, Pathogen, Metal, Sediment, and Temperature TMDL Development Process (11.8 MB)

 

Meeting Handout (~ 0.3 MB)

 

Presentation given by:

Christina Staten – TMDL Project Coordinator

Jordan Tollefson – Project Manager for nutrient and pathogen TMDLs

Lou Volpe – Project Manager for metal TMDLs

Eric Sivers – Project Manager for sediment and temperature TMDLs

Katie Steele – TMDL Implementation Coordinator

August 22, 2018

Watershed Advisory Group Meeting

First Madison Valley Bank

Madison Room

1:00 p.m.

August 22, 2018 Presentation of Draft Nutrients, E. coli, and Metals TMDLs (2.51 MB)

 

Presentation given by:

Christina Staten – TMDL Project Coordinator

Lou Volpe – Project Manager for nutrient, pathogen, and metal TMDLs

September 26, 2018

Public Meeting

Madison Valley Public Library

Community Room

5:30 p.m. 

 

Public Notice

September 26, 2018 Public Meeting Presentation (3.18 MB)

 

Presentation given by:

Christina Staten – TMDL Project Coordinator

Lou Volpe – Project Manager for nutrient, pathogen, and metal TMDLs

June 30, 2020

Watershed Advisory Group meeting

Virtual Zoom Meeting

1:30 p.m.

June 30, 2020 Presentation of Draft Sediment and Temperature TMDLs (PDF, 6.24 MB)

Recording of the presentation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KukHGNnbyxM?t=19

 

Presentation given by:

Christina Staten - TMDL Project Coordinator

Christy Meredith - Project Manager for sediment and temperature TMDLs

August 6, 2020

Public Meeting

Virtual Zoom Meeting

5:00 p.m.

 

Public Notice

August 6, 2020 Meeting Presentation (PDF, 8.80 MB)

Recording of the presentation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/kD1YjAjSvY8?t=10 

 

Presentation given by: 

Christina Staten - DEQ TMDL Project Coordinator

Christy Meredith - DEQ Project Manager for the sediment and temperature TMDLs

David Laufenberg - Madison Conservation District Conservation Programs Manager

 

 

 

Documents for Review

Document

Contents

Date Posted

Submit Comments To:

Stakeholder Review Draft of: 

Madison Sediment and Temperature TMDLs and Water Quality Improvement Plant (7.19 MB)

Part 1: Introductory Information 

  • Section 1.0: Project Overview
  • Section 2.0: Planning Area Description
  • Section 3.0: Montana Water Quality Standards
  • Section 4.0: Defining TMDLs 

Part 2:  TMDL Components

  • Section 5.0: Sediment TMDLs
  • Section 6.0: Temperature TMDLs
  • Section 7.0: Public Participation 

Part 3: Water Quality Recommendations

  • Glossary
  • Section 8.0:  Non-Pollutant Impairments
  • Section 9.0: Water Quality Improvement Plan
  • Section 10.0: Monitoring Recommendations
Section 11.0: References 
06/22/20 

The stakeholder-review version of this document was removed from this page on 7/20/20. The document and its appendices will be available for public comment from Wednesday, July 22, 2020 to 5:00 p.m. Thursday, August 20, 2020. The document and information on submitting comments can be found on DEQ's website at: http://deq.mt.gov/Public/publiccomment

 

Additionally, a remote/virtual public meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6. Please see the table above for information on joining the meeting. 

 

Please contact Christina Staten with any questions, at: CStaten@mt.gov or (406) 444-2836. 

 

Press Release

 

 

Appendix A (~0.1 MB)

Regulatory Framework and Reference Condition Approach 06/22/20

Appendix B (1.91 MB)

Sediment and Habitat Data Collection Methods 06/22/20
Appendix C (~0.9 MB) Bank Erosion Assessment 06/22/20
Appendix D (~0.2 MB) Road Sediment Assessment 06/22/20
Appendix E (~0.6 MB) Upland Sediment Assessment for Elk Creek 06//22/20
Appendix F (~0.8 MB) Sediment Total Maximum Daily Load Estimates 06/22/20
Appendix G (3.9 MB) Madison Temperature Study Data Collection 06/22/20
Appendix H (0.4 MB) Temperature Conditions for Lower Madison River and West Fork Madison River 06/22/20
Appendix I (4.47 MB) Shade Targets and Target Development Data for Temperature TMDLs 06/22/20
Appendix J (0.4 MB) Qual2k Temperature Analysis, Description, and Constraining Parameters 06/22/20

Stakeholder Review Draft of:

Madison Nutrient, E. coli, and Metal TMDLs and Water Quality Improvement Plan

Document was organized in the following sections:

 

1.0: Project Overview

2.0: Madison River Watershed Description

3.0: Montana Water Quality Standards

4.0: Overview of TMDL Components

5.0: Nutrient TMDLs for Elk, Hot Springs, Moore, O'Dell, and South Meadow creeks

6.0: E. coli TMDL for Moore Creek

7.0: Metal TMDLs for Elk, Hot Springs, and South Meadow creeks

8.0: Place holder for non-pollutant impairment information

9.0: Water Quality Improvement Planning

10:0: Monitoring for Effectiveness

7/23/18

 

Document removed 9/19/18 when the official public comment period opened.

The document was approved by the U.S. EPA in March 2019. The final document and its appendices can be found on DEQ's website at: http://deq.mt.gov/water/surfacewater/TMDL

 

Please contact Christina Staten (CStaten@mt.gov, 406-444-2836) or Lou Volpe (LVolpe@mt.gov, 406-444-6742) with any questions.

 

 

 

Madison TMDL Project Contacts

Role

Contact

Organization

Email

Phone

Project Coordinator

Christina Staten,

Water Quality Specialist

Montana DEQ

CStaten@mt.gov

(406) 444-2836

Nutrients, Pathogens, and Metals TMDL Project Manager

Lou Volpe,

Water Quality Specialist

Montana DEQ

LVolpe@mt.gov

(406) 444-6742

Sediment and Temperature TMDL Project Manager

Christy Meredith,

Water Quality Specialist

Montana DEQ

Christy.Meredith@mt.gov

(406) 444-6824

Local coordinator for watershed restoration plan development and volunteer monitoring

David Laufenberg

Conservation Programs Manager

Madison Conservation District

david@madisoncd.org

(406) 682-3181

 


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Page Created: December 13, 2019

Last Updated: August 7, 2020