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IMPLEMENTATION OF TMDLS IN KANSAS
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Pp. 332-340 in Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Environmental Regulations–II Proceedings of the 8-12 November 2003 Conference (Albuquerque, New Mexico USA), Publication Date 8 November 2003. .(doi:10.13031/2013.15579)
Authors: R. W. Graber, M. L. Christian, R. L. Frisbie, H. C. George, W. L. Hargrove, and D. D. Buchholz
Keywords: Fecal coliform bacteria, Best management practices, Non-point source pollution, Education, High priority watersheds
The state of Kansas has identified priority sub-basins needing TMDL implementation and water
quality restoration. The primary contaminant in impaired streams is fecal coliform bacteria. The
state of Kansas is taking a voluntary compliance approach to meeting TMDLs. K-State Research
and Extension is providing a lead role in the TMDL implementation process by hiring seven
Extension Watershed Specialists. These specialists are assigned to high priority TMDL
watersheds in order to educate and motivate local citizens to take water quality restoration and