Jacksonville Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Implementation Program Page
In order to meet water quality standards set under the Clean Water Act, the City of Jacksonville implements a number of actions individually and also regionally with the other communities in the Bear Creek watershed,
Activities that help achieve water quality standards include outreach and education, restoring riparian areas along Jackson and Daisy Creek including by the dam and reservoir in Forest Park, monitoring water quality, preventing illicit discharge from entering storm drains and creeks, managing invasive species, and street sweeping.
Responsibilities to meet water quality standards are divided among an number of different sectors (see diagram below).
Implementation Tracking and Reporting
Riparian Planting Map (Bear Creek Watershed)
Geocache at Forest Park – Find the geocache at Forest Park to learn more about the history of the Dam, recreational opportunities, and restoration activities.