303(d) Listed Stream Segments in the Broad River Watershed

 

2012 Summary of Stream Segments Not Meeting Their Designated Uses

 

Stream Location County Use Criterion Violated Potential Causes Extent (miles)
Beaverdam Creek Downstream Commerce Jackson Fishing Dissolved Oxygen Municipal 1
Bear Creek Downstream Lavonia WPCP Franklin Fishing Dissolved Oxygen Municipal 2
Beaverdam Creek Confluence of North & South Beaverdam Creeks to Richard B. Russell Lake near Elberton Elbert Fishing
Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 8
Broad River SR 281 to Scull Shoal Creek near Danielsville Madison Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 5
Broad River Deep Creek to South Fork Broad River Madison/ Elbert Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 7
Clark Creek Greensboro Branch to Long Creek near Tignall Wilkes Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 6
Dove Creek Headwaters to Little Dove Creek Elbert Fishing Biota Impacted (Fish Community) Nonpoint / Unknown 6
Falling Creek Dry Fork Creek to Broad River near Fortsonia Elbert Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 4
Grove Creek Headwaters to South Fork Broad River Oglethorpe Fishing Biota Impacted (Fish Community) Urban, Nonpoint / Unknown 12
Hudson River Mountain Creek to Webb Creek near Homer Banks Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Urban, Municipal 13
Hudson River Black Creek to Nails Creek near Fort Lamar Franklin / Madison Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 8
Middle Fork Broad River Nancy Town Creek to Hunters Creek Banks / Franklin Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 13
North Fork Broad River Unawatti Creek to Broad River near Carnesville Franklin Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 5
South Creek/Bigger Creek Headwaters to Brush Creek Madison Fishing

Biota Impacted (Macroinvertebrate Community)

Nonpoint / Unknown 9
South Fork Broad River Brush Creek to Beaverdam Creek near Comer Madison Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 3
South Fork Broad River Clouds Creek to Fork Creek near Carlton Madison / Oglethorpe Fishing Fecal Coliform Bacteria Nonpoint / Unknown 7
Total Miles 109

 

 

 

More Information

 

 

For more information about the Clean Water Act and 303(d) listing of impaired waters follow this link.

 

For a complete list of all of the impaired waters of Georgia download the file at the Georgia EPD website.