Chesapeake Bay TMDL
A Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is a regulatory term in the U.S. Clean Water Act (CWA), describing a value of the maximum amount of a pollutant that a body of water can receive while still meeting CWA water quality standards.. It is administered by the U.S. federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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The Chesapeake Bay TMDL limits the amount of nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment that makes its way into the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary. Charlottesville and Albemarle County are within the Chesapeake watershed. 
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- CWA sec. 303(d), 33 U.S.C. § 1313(d).
- Web. County public works plan for stormwater mandate, Aaron Richardson, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 25, 2013, retrieved March 27, 2013.
- Web. Local TMDL planning continues despite challenges, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, retrieved October 14, 2011.
Chesapeake Bay TMDL at EPA site.