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State: Montana
Waterbody ID: MT76P003_010
Location: WHITEFISH RIVER, Whitefish Lake to mouth (Stillwater River)
State Waterbody Type: River
EPA Waterbody Type: Rivers and Streams
Water Size: 24.8
Units: miles
Watershed Name: Stillwater

Waterbody History Report

Data are also available for these years: 2012 2010 2008 2006 2004 2002 2000

2014 Waterbody Report for Whitefish River


Click on the waterbody for an interactive map


Water Quality Assessment Status for Reporting Year 2014

The overall status of this waterbody is Impaired.


Description of this table
Agricultural Agricultural Good
Aquatic Life Fish, Shellfish, And Wildlife Protection And Propagation Impaired
Drinking Water Public Water Supply Good
Primary Contact Recreation Recreation Good

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Causes of Impairment for Reporting Year 2014


Description of this table
Oil and Grease Oil and Grease Aquatic Life TMDL needed
PCB in Water Column Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Aquatic Life TMDL needed
Temperature, Water Temperature Aquatic Life TMDL needed

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Probable Sources Contributing to Impairment for Reporting Year 2014


Description of this table
Accidental Release/Spill Spills/Dumping Oil and Grease
Industrial Point Source Discharge Industrial PCB in Water Column
Silviculture Activities Silviculture (Forestry) PCB in Water Column; Temperature, Water
Site Clearance (Land Development Or Redevelopment) Construction Temperature, Water
Wet Weather Discharges (Point Source And Combination Of Stormwater, Sso Or Cso) Municipal Discharges/Sewage Temperature, Water

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TMDLs That Apply to this waterbody



No TMDL data have been recorded by EPA for this waterbody.

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Previous Causes of Impairments Now Attaining All Uses


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Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Copper 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Lead 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. No samples exceed aquatic life standards.
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified. All sampling results are lower than aquatic life criteria
Nitrogen, Total 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 Sep-30-2014 Applicable WQS attained; reason for recovery unspecified.