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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Summary Results

Oklahoma (2012)

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    2,477.3 93,409.0
       1,186.1 5,964.0
   
                
                
                
                
    10,430.1 505,012.5
           1,904.5     4,100.0
                
                
           8,525.6     500,912.5
              57.8     2,398.0
                    8,467.8           498,514.5
12,907.4 598,421.5
78,778.0 1,041,884.0
16.4 57.4

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Summary of Water Quality Assessments for Each Waterbody Type
for Reporting Year 2012


Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Oklahoma Rivers and Streams 2012

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All
Rivers and Streams

78,778.0 Miles of Rivers and Streams

Assessed 12,907.4
Unassessed 65,870.6
Total Miles 78,778.0







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Assessed
Rivers and Streams

12,907.4 Miles of
Assessed Rivers and Streams

Good 2,477.3
Threatened .0
Impaired 10,430.1
Total Miles Assessed 12,907.4







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Threatened and Impaired
Rivers and Streams

10,430.1 Miles of
Threatened and Impaired
Rivers and Streams

1,962.3
.0
.0
8,467.8
Total Threatened and Impaired 10,430.1

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Individual Designated Use Support
Oklahoma Rivers and Streams 2012

* Waters assessed for more than one designated use are included in multiple designated use groups below.

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% Good
% Threatened
% Impaired
Aesthetic 5,970.8 95.9 .0 4.1 color.gifcolor.gif
Agriculture 10,827.6 71.1 .0 28.9 color.gifcolor.gif
Emergency Water Supply 1,572.6 100.0 .0 .0 color.gif
Fish And Wildlife Propagation-Cool Water Aquatic Community Subcategory 865.8 41.9 .0 58.1 color.gifcolor.gif
Fish And Wildlife Propagation-Habitat Limited Aquatic Community Subcategory 187.5 37.4 .0 62.6 color.gifcolor.gif
Fish And Wildlife Propagation-Trout Fishery (Put And Take) Subcategory 1.1 .0 .0 100.0 color.gif
Fish And Wildlife Propagation-Warm Water Aquatic Community Subcategory 8,892.2 37.4 .0 62.6 color.gifcolor.gif
Fish Consumption 3,134.9 49.9 .0 50.1 color.gifcolor.gif
Hqw-High Quality Water 123.7 100.0 .0 .0 color.gif
Navigation 213.7 100.0 .0 .0 color.gif
Primary Body Contact Recreation 8,055.1 9.8 .0 90.2 color.gifcolor.gif
Public And Private Water Supply 1,856.9 85.0 .0 15.0 color.gifcolor.gif
Secondary Body Contact Recreation 191.6 42.2 .0 57.8 color.gifcolor.gif

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Causes of Impairment
Oklahoma Rivers and Streams 2012

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Enterococcus Bacteria Pathogens color.gif 6,984.9
Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) Pathogens color.gif 4,156.4
Turbidity Turbidity color.gif 2,776.9
Dissolved Oxygen Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion color.gif 2,105.8
Sulfates Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 1,934.5
Lead Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 1,708.4
Chloride Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 1,691.6
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 1,558.1
Fish Bioassessments Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota color.gif 1,099.3
pH pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions color.gif 767.7
Benthic Macroinvertebrates Bioassessments Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota color.gif 563.3
Selenium Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 552.2
Sedimentation/Siltation Sediment color.gif 351.8
Oil and Grease Oil and Grease color.gif 214.0
Copper Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 174.7
Thallium Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 107.3
Zinc Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 98.9
Phosphorus, Total Nutrients color.gif 94.7
Silver Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 81.9
Nitrates Nutrients color.gif 62.8
Ammonia, Un-ionized Ammonia color.gif 57.8
Cadmium Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 44.1
Chlorpyrifos Pesticides color.gif 42.0
DDT Pesticides color.gif 30.0
Toxaphene Pesticides color.gif 30.0
Diazinon Pesticides color.gif 10.9
Dieldrin Pesticides color.gif 10.4
Chromium, Total Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 6.0
Arsenic Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 6.0
Barium Radiation color.gif 4.4

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Probable Sources
Oklahoma Rivers and Streams 2012

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Source Unknown Unknown color.gif 9,944.0
Grazing In Riparian Or Shoreline Zones Agriculture color.gif 6,832.2
Rangeland Grazing Agriculture color.gif 6,633.6
On-Site Treatment Systems (Septic Systems And Similar Decentralized Systems) Municipal Discharges/Sewage color.gif 6,420.8
Wildlife Other Than Waterfowl Natural/Wildlife color.gif 6,348.6
Wastes From Pets Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 5,015.2
Residential Districts Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 4,692.4
Highway/Road/Bridge Runoff (Non-Construction Related) Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 3,521.3
Municipal Point Source Discharges Municipal Discharges/Sewage color.gif 3,360.6
Non-Irrigated Crop Production Agriculture color.gif 3,165.6
Impacts From Land Application Of Wastes Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 2,830.3
Petroleum/Natural Gas Activities Resource Extraction color.gif 2,141.9
Total Retention Domestic Sewage Lagoons Municipal Discharges/Sewage color.gif 1,051.7
Agriculture Agriculture color.gif 898.6
Permitted Runoff From Confined Animal Feeding Operations (Cafos) Agriculture color.gif 664.3
Animal Feeding Operations (Nps) Agriculture color.gif 661.6
Clean Sediments Hydromodification color.gif 427.4
Other Spill Related Impacts Spills/Dumping color.gif 364.5
Natural Sources Natural/Wildlife color.gif 271.1
Landfills Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 250.5
Industrial Point Source Discharge Industrial color.gif 239.4
Atmospheric Deposition - Toxics Atmospheric Deposition color.gif 220.5
Atmospheric Deposition - Acidity Atmospheric Deposition color.gif 208.6
Impacts From Abandoned Mine Lands (Inactive) Resource Extraction color.gif 195.7
Mine Tailings Resource Extraction color.gif 163.4
Sources Outside State Jurisdiction Or Borders Other color.gif 162.8
Municipal (Urbanized High Density Area) Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 159.7
Impacts From Hydrostructure Flow Regulation/Modification Hydromodification color.gif 154.6
Discharges From Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (Ms4) Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 102.1
Silviculture Harvesting Silviculture (Forestry) color.gif 66.8
Dredging (E.G., For Navigation Channels) Hydromodification color.gif 66.6
Land Application Of Wastewater Biosolids (Non-Agricultural) Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 40.1
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 27.9
Spills From Trucks Or Trains Spills/Dumping color.gif 17.2
Discharges From Biosolids (Sludge) Storage, Application Or Disposal Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 17.1
Surface Mining Resource Extraction color.gif 14.4
Cercla Npl (Superfund) Sites Legacy/Historical Pollutants color.gif 11.7
Releases From Waste Sites Or Dumps Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 10.8
Irrigated Crop Production Agriculture color.gif 10.4
Acid Mine Drainage Resource Extraction color.gif 7.7

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Oklahoma Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds 2012

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All
Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

1,041,884.0 Acres of Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

Assessed 598,421.5
Unassessed 443,462.5
Total Acres 1,041,884.0







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Assessed
Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

598,421.5 Acres of
Assessed Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

Good 93,409.0
Threatened .0
Impaired 505,012.5
Total Acres Assessed 598,421.5







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Threatened and Impaired
Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

505,012.5 Acres of
Threatened and Impaired
Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds

6,498.0
.0
.0
498,514.5
Total Threatened and Impaired 505,012.5

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Individual Designated Use Support
Oklahoma Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds 2012

* Waters assessed for more than one designated use are included in multiple designated use groups below.

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% Good
% Threatened
% Impaired
Aesthetic 529,023.5 69.0 .0 31.0 color.gifcolor.gif
Agriculture 584,765.5 96.3 .0 3.7 color.gifcolor.gif
Emergency Water Supply 12,950.0 100.0 .0 .0 color.gif
Fish And Wildlife Propagation-Warm Water Aquatic Community Subcategory 493,428.5 .7 .0 99.3 color.gifcolor.gif
Fish Consumption 122,581.0 .0 .0 100.0 color.gif
Navigation 84,440.0 100.0 .0 .0 color.gif
Primary Body Contact Recreation 264,432.5 92.1 .0 7.9 color.gifcolor.gif
Public And Private Water Supply 197,182.5 65.1 .0 34.9 color.gifcolor.gif

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Causes of Impairment
Oklahoma Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds 2012

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Turbidity Turbidity color.gif 382,419.0
Dissolved Oxygen Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion color.gif 176,663.5
Color Taste, Color and Odor color.gif 141,797.0
Mercury Mercury color.gif 84,259.0
Chlorophyll-A Algal Growth color.gif 68,351.5
pH pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions color.gif 43,692.0
Lead Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 38,772.0
Phosphorus, Total Nutrients color.gif 29,351.0
Enterococcus Bacteria Pathogens color.gif 20,900.0
Chloride Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 19,224.0
Sulfates Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 2,477.0

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Site-specific Targeted Monitoring Results

Probable Sources
Oklahoma Lakes, Reservoirs, and Ponds 2012

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Source Unknown Unknown color.gif 504,777.5
Mine Tailings Resource Extraction color.gif 38,322.0
Rangeland Grazing Agriculture color.gif 34,348.0
Wildlife Other Than Waterfowl Natural/Wildlife color.gif 34,348.0
Grazing In Riparian Or Shoreline Zones Agriculture color.gif 29,316.0
Natural Sources Natural/Wildlife color.gif 18,249.0
Wastes From Pets Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater color.gif 17,716.0
Animal Feeding Operations (Nps) Agriculture color.gif 9,476.0
Impacts From Land Application Of Wastes Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks color.gif 9,476.0
Sources Outside State Jurisdiction Or Borders Other color.gif 9,476.0
On-Site Treatment Systems (Septic Systems And Similar Decentralized Systems) Municipal Discharges/Sewage color.gif 5,064.0
Petroleum/Natural Gas Activities Resource Extraction color.gif 35.0
Silviculture Harvesting Silviculture (Forestry) color.gif 25.0

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Oklahoma Causes of Impairment for Reporting Year 2012


Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the underlined Cause of Impairment Group to see a list of specific state causes of impairment making up the Cause of Impairment Group. See also Pollution categories summary document (PDF) (20 pp, 557K, About PDF) for brief, non-technical descriptions of general cause categories.
Size of Assessed Waters with Listed Causes of Impairment
Algal Growth 68,351.5
Ammonia 57.8
Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota 1,489.6
Mercury 84,259.0
Metals (other than Mercury) 2,163.7 38,772.0
Nutrients 157.5 29,351.0
Oil and Grease 214.0
Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion 2,105.8 176,663.5
Pathogens 7,377.4 20,900.0
Pesticides 93.3
pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions 767.7 43,692.0
Radiation 4.4
Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates 3,125.7 21,701.0
Sediment 351.8
Taste, Color and Odor 141,797.0
Turbidity 2,776.9 382,419.0

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Oklahoma Probable Sources Contributing to Impairments
for Reporting Year 2012

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NOTE: Click on the underlined Probable Source Group to see a list of specific state Probable Sources making up the Probable Source Group.
Size of Assessed Waters with Probable Sources of Impairments
Agriculture 7,639.6 34,348.0
Atmospheric Deposition 429.1
Hydromodification 648.6
Industrial 239.4
Land Application/Waste Sites/Tanks 3,028.9 9,476.0
Legacy/Historical Pollutants 11.7
Municipal Discharges/Sewage 7,203.0 5,064.0
Natural/Wildlife 6,479.5 52,597.0
Other 162.8 9,476.0
Resource Extraction 2,374.8 38,357.0
Silviculture (Forestry) 66.8 25.0
Spills/Dumping 381.7
Unknown 9,944.0 504,777.5
Urban-Related Runoff/Stormwater 6,677.1 17,716.0

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Oklahoma TMDL Alternatives by Cause of Impairment 2012


No TMDL Alternatives reported.

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Oklahoma Previously 303(d)-Listed Waters Now Attaining All Applicable Water Quality Standards

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NOTE: Click on the underlined "Number of Waters Attaining" value for a detailed list of those previously 303(d)-listed waters now attaining all applicable water quality standards.
2004 color.gif 1 1
2005 color.gif 24 69
2006 color.gif 1 3
2007 color.gif 4 12
2009 color.gif 17 25
2012 color.gif 23 52

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Oklahoma Causes of Impairment for 303(d) Listed Waters

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NOTE: Click on a cause of impairment (e.g. pathogens) to see the specific state-reported causes that are grouped to make up this category. Click on the "Number of Causes of Impairment Reported" to see a list of waters with that cause of impairment.
Salinity/Total Dissolved Solids/Chlorides/Sulfates color.gif 316
Pathogens color.gif 188
Organic Enrichment/Oxygen Depletion color.gif 163
Turbidity color.gif 123
Metals (other than Mercury) color.gif 116
Cause Unknown - Impaired Biota color.gif 90
pH/Acidity/Caustic Conditions color.gif 56
Taste, Color and Odor color.gif 40
Oil and Grease color.gif 23
Algal Growth color.gif 23
Mercury color.gif 17
Nutrients color.gif 14
Pesticides color.gif 13
Sediment color.gif 12
Ammonia color.gif 4
Radiation color.gif 1

Total: 1,199 Causes of Impairment

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Oklahoma Cumulative TMDLs by Pollutant

This chart includes TMDLs since October 1, 1995.

Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the underlined "Pollutant" value to see associated listed waters for which a TMDL was developed. Click on the underlined "Number of TMDLs" value to see a listing of those TMDLs for the pollutant.
Number of Causes of
Impairment Addressed
Enterococcus Bacteria color.gif 227 228
Fecal Coliform color.gif 136 136
Escherichia Coli (E. Coli) color.gif 108 108
Total Suspended Solids (TSS) color.gif 95 95
Turbidity color.gif 32 32
Dissolved Oxygen color.gif 15 15
Phosphorus, Total color.gif 10 10
Nitrogen, Total color.gif 8 8
Organic Enrichment/Low Dissolved Oxygen color.gif 7 7
Chloride color.gif 5 5
Ammonia color.gif 3 3
Carbonaceous Bod (CBOD) color.gif 1 1
Chlorine, Residual (Chlorine Demand) color.gif 1 1
Oxygen Demand color.gif 1 1
Phosphorus color.gif 1 1

Total: 650 TMDLs; 651 Causes of Impairment Addressed


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Oklahoma Cumulative Number of TMDLs

EPA Fiscal Year starts October 1 and ends September 30.


Description of this table
NOTE: Click on the underlined "Number of TMDLs Completed" value for a detailed list of the TMDLs for the fiscal year.
1998 color.gif 4 4
1999 color.gif 6 6
2000 color.gif 5 5
2001 color.gif 4 4
2002 color.gif 3 3
2004 color.gif 2 2
2006 color.gif 32 32
2007 color.gif 56 56
2008 color.gif 49 49
2009 color.gif 61 62
2010 color.gif 149 149
2011 color.gif 130 130
2012 color.gif 111 111
2013 color.gif 25 25
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