The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public meeting forthe Shoshone River Pathogen Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) project. The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012, 6-8 p.m., in Park County Weed & Pest, located at 1067 Road 13 in Powell, WY.  Public attendance and input at this meeting are vital to ensure all available data are identified and to improve the value of the watershed model.

The purpose of this meeting is to provide information about the Watershed Characterization portion of the Shoshone River Pathogen TMDL project. A TMDL is defined as the amount of pollutant a stream can accept and still meet its designated uses. A TMDL assessment is required by the Clean Water Act when a waterbody is determined to not be meeting its assigned designated uses. 

The meeting will include a 30-minute presentation, followed by an opportunity to talk with DEQ and project representatives.  You are invited to attend this meeting to assist in providing valuable information and input for the project.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternative formats will be made available, upon request, for individuals with disabilities. For additional assistance, contact Kevin Hyatt, DEQ, (307) 777-8582.