Final TMDLs Approved by EPA: Transquaking River

The Transquaking River is located in Dorchester County, Maryland. It originates south of East New Market Area and finally drains to the Chesapeake Bay through the Fishing Bay roughly seven miles due south of Bestpitch. The River is approximately 23.2 miles in length, from its confluence with the Fishing Bay to the head of the tide. 

The Transquaking River (02130308) was first identified on the 1996 303(d) list submitted to EPA by the Maryland Department of the Environment. It was listed as being impaired by nutrients. The document available below establishes TMDLs for the nutrients - nitrogen and phosphorus in Transquaking River. 

TMDLs of Nitrogen and Phosphorus for the Transquaking River in Dorchester County, MD

(Approved on March 9, 2000)
EPA's Decision Letter EPA's Decision Letter
Main Report transquaking_tmdl.pdf (315KB)
Appendix A transquaking_appx.pdf (205KB)
Technical Memorandum transquaking_techmemo.pdf (15KB)

Comment Response Document

transquaking_crd.pdf (16KB)

Contact Information

Please direct questions or comments concerning this project to Maryland's TMDL Program at (410) 537-3818.