This project addresses one impairment for Biota (lack of coldwater fish assemblage), one impairment for nitrates and one impairment for temperature from the headwaters of Little Rock Creek to the confluence of the Mississippi River. The study also includes one impairment for nitrates on Bunker Hill Creek, a tributary to Little Rock Creek. The Benton County Soil and Water Conservation District is the lead for this project.
Map and location
Little Rock Creek is located in the Mississippi River- Sartell watershed, which lies in the southeastern portion of the Upper Mississippi basin.
TMDL report and implementation plan
- Little Rock Creek TMDL report (wq-iw8-09e) (January 9, 2017)
- EPA approval letter (wq-iw8-09g)
- Findings of Fact: Little Rock Creek TMDL
- Little Rock Creek TMDL Court of Appeals Decision (wq-iw8-09s)