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Bitterroot Nutrient TMDL Schedule

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Schedule for Development of the Bitterroot Nutrient TMDLs


The table below displays the projected time periods for major tasks in the development of the Bitterroot Nutrient TMDLs. The status of each task is displayed as either:

Not Started

In Progress



The table will be updated if there are project delays resulting in significant changes to the task start and end dates. For questions regarding schedule tasks or dates, please contact Darrin Kron, DEQ Nutrient Project Manager at 406-444-4765.

The temperature and tributary sediment TMDLs are being completed under a separate document. To see this completion schedule, please go to the Bitterroot Sediment and Temperature TMDL Schedule page. 



*TBD = to be determined

Main Tasks Subtasks Start Date End Date Status
Data Gathering  

Jan 2010

1st quarter  2011



Summer 2010 nutrient sampling on tributaries



March '11 

SWAT Modeling  



2nd quarter




  Develop Nutrient Source Reports     In Progress
  Calibrate & Run SWAT Model     In Progress
  Write Report of Model Results     Not Started
  TAG Review of Model Results



Not Started
Develop Nutrient Targets, TMDLs, & Allocations  

2nd or 3rd quarter 2011

3rd or 4th quarter


Not Started
  Develop Nutrient Targets to Evaluate Existing Stream Conditions      
  Develop the TMDLs & Allocations      


Stakeholder Review of Draft Document       Not Started
  Stakeholder Review of Draft Document Estimated 4th quarter 2011    
  DEQ Review & Consideration of Stakeholder Comments      
  Format & Publish Final, Draft Document for Public Comment      

Public Review of Draft Document,

Publish Final Document

      Not Started
  Public Comment Period TBD* TBD   
  Public Meeting TBD  TBD   
  DEQ Review & Response to Public Comments      
  Format & Publish Final Document for Submittal to EPA      
Projected Date of Document Submission to EPA  


Estimated 1st quarter 2012


*TBD = to be determined



Page Released: April 14, 2010

Last Updated: June 27, 2011