Buffalo Ditch TMDL Withdrawal

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is proposing to withdraw the Buffalo Ditch Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), for low dissolved oxygen. Technical issues have been identified with the modeling used in the TMDL and the subsequent wasteload and load allocations. The department is public noticing this TMDL withdrawal for 45-days to gather comments from the public and other interested parties. The public notice for this TMDL withdrawal is from Oct. 12, 2018 to Nov. 26, 2018..

Public Notice Oct. 12, 2018 through Nov. 26, 2018
Buffalo Ditch TMDL Withdrawal Document

Total Maximum Daily Load, or TMDL,
Water Body Record

Buffalo Ditch
Approved March 3, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, approved the TMDL document for Buffalo Ditch, WBID 3118, Dunklin County. 

303(d)-listed pollutant:

  • Low dissolved oxygen.

To address the listed pollutant, TMDLs were calculated for:

  • Biochemical oxygen demand.
  • Total nitrogen.
  • Total phosphorus.
  • Total suspended solids.

Documents in this record: