Bioassessment and Biocriteria Program Status for Nevada: Streams and Wadeable Rivers
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The link to Nevada's WQS that are in effect for Clean Water Act purposes is provided. These are the WQS approved by EPA.
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Designated Aquatic Life Uses
__X__ No criteria
Use of biocriteria or bioassessments not included in antidegradation policy
What biological assemblages are used in the bioassessment program?
Benthic macroinvertebrates and periphyton
Are bioassessments used to support 303(d) listings?
How are assemblages used to make impairment decisions?
Other uses of biocriteria or bioassessment within the water quality program:
Technical Support Information and Documents:
Stressor identification/causal analysis approach: