Central Valley TMDL Projects
Lower American River Watershed Methylmercury TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment

Documents on this page are available upon request. To request a copy please contact Lauren Smitherman at Lauren.Smitherman@waterboards.ca.gov or (916) 464-4668.

Stakeholder Meetings

  • 13 April 2011 Stakeholder Meeting
  • 17 March 2011 Stakeholder Meeting
  • 17 February 2011 Stakeholder Meeting
    • Agenda topics included numeric targets and water quality objectives, fisheries management, and Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) strategies.
  • 11 January 2011 Stakeholder Meeting
    • Agenda topics included TMDL and Basin Plan Amendment (BPA) background, data availability, and source analysis strategies.
  • 16 & 17 November 2010 Stakeholder Meeting
    • Board staff held meetings to introduce the Lower American River Watershed Methylmercury TMDL to stakeholders on November 16, 2010 in Placerville and November 17, 2010 in Auburn. 
  • 27 September 2010 Bay-Delta Science Conference
    • Board staff presented a poster providing information about the Lower American River Watershed Methylmercury TMDL at the Bay-Delta Science Conference.
  • 16 September 2010 Stakeholder Meeting
    • Agenda topics included a presentation of Guiding Principles and the Straw Proposal.
  • 12 August 2010 Stakeholder Meeting
    • Agenda topics included a presentation of the inorganic mercury and methylmercury sources in the watersheds and potential fish tissue targets.

CEQA Scoping Meeting

  • 28 July 2011 CEQA Scoping Meeting - Cancelled on 15 July 2011
  • 8 July 2010 CEQA Scoping Meeting
    • A CEQA Scoping Meeting/Public Workshop was held at on 8 July 2010 at the Central Valley Water Board in Rancho Cordova.

Additional Information

  • Lower American River Watershed Mercury TMDL Information Sheet
  • Lower American River Watershed Fish Mercury Data Compilation

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