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Total Maximum Daily Load

TMDL is the calculation of the maximum amount of a pollutant allowed to enter a waterbody so that the waterbody will meet and continue to meet water quality standards for that particular pollutant. A TMDL determines a pollutant reduction target and allocates load reductions necessary to the source(s) of the pollutant.

Alternate terms: TMDL (total maximum daily load, TMDL (pollution)


Total Maximum Daily Loads and Agricultural BMPs in Florida

AE388/ABE362 by Kati W. Migliaccio, Kelly T. Morgan, Brian J. Boman, Sandra Guzman, and Haimanote BayabilAugust 26, 2019

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