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Utah TMDLs

Subbasin Name Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) Implementation Strategy Implementation Plan Status
Bear River (lower) 16010204 BMPs - Animal waste mgt., irrigation water mgt., riparian rehabilitation, nutrient mgt., streambank stabilization, power ramping mgt., range/pasture mgt., wetland construction, point source control.
Bear River (Upper), Including Saleratus Creek



Implement Nonpoint Source BMPs to reduce organic matter loading to Upper Bear River:
  • Improve water quality of irrigation return flows through vegetative filtering, land leveling, and conversion from flood to sprinkler irrigation.
  • CNMPs on all AFO facilities in study area.
  • Relocate winter feeding areas away from mainstem Bear River
  • Remove direct livestock access to stream channels, provide offsite watering.
Middle Bear River and Cutler Reservoir TMDL 16010202-002
Clarkston Creek, Newton Reservoir and Newton Creek Newton Creek

Newton Creek

Implement or properly maintain and monitor CNMPs on all AFOs in the Clarkston Creek watershed. • Eliminate all direct animal access to Clarkston Creek. • Follow recommended manure application schedule. • No application of commercial phosphorus fertilizers. • Implement 60-foot conservation easement for all non-residential land adjacent to Newton Creek.

Little Bear River (2 Stream Segments) Little Bear River & Tributaries BMP’s Animal Waste Mgt., Irrigation Water Mgt., Riparian Rehabilitation, Nutrient Mgt., Streambank Stabilization, Range/Pasture Mgt., Animal Waste Storage Facilities, Point Source Control