The purpose of this section is to provide step-by-step examples on how to fill out the three required tabs in the TMDL Form. These are the BMP-Activites completed tab, the Cumulative reductions tab, and the Adaptive management strategy tab. The Permittee is not required to report on every BMP/activity that has been implemented, but instead just on those BMP/activities that are being applied to applicable WLAs. Please read overview of categories before continuing on with the examples. Throughout this section, two fictional example scenarios will be covered. Each scenario will cover A, B, C, etc. Each example has two sets of maps.
This example set uses maps 1 and 2, which appear on the right hand side of the page. Each map is the same with one exception. Map 1 depicts structural BMPs and Map 2 depicts non-structural BMPs. A structural vs. non-structural BMP is an important distinction to make when filling out the TMDL reporting form because it is the primary attribute determining which category to report the BMP in (
The first example covers a metro area TMDL with four impaired waters. The following TMDLs have been completed to address there impairments: