Skip to main content

Overcoming Data Limitations to Establish Nitrate and Ammonia TMDLs for Stone Dam Creek, Arkansas

The full text article is not available for purchase.

The publisher only permits individual articles to be downloaded by subscribers.

or click here to sign up for a free trial


Many 303(d) listed water bodies need to have Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) developed with limited time, budget, and, most restrictively, data. Although in an ideal situation the use of a calibrated model is optimum, for many systems the data availability and schedule do not support the implementation of a deterministic model for the establishment of the TMDL and load allocations. As a result, scientists and engineers charged with developing these TMDLs need to consider other methods, including simple models or mass balance approaches, that can address the difficulties involved with limited data availability. This paper presents the challenges encountered when establishing TMDLs for nitrate and ammonia in a small creek in Arkansas and how these challenges were overcome to establish the TMDLs.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2005

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more