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Watershed Management/Total Maximum Daily Load

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Record Series Abstract
Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Documents are a requirement of the Clean Water Act. These documents contain information regarding calculations of the maximum amount of a pollutant that a waterbody can receive and still meet water quality standards. The objective of a TMDL is to allocate loads among all of the known pollutant sources throughout a watershed so that appropriate control measures can be implemented and water quality standards can be achieved. The TMDL document contains information about water quality, pollutant sources and recommendations on regulatory or other actions to be taken to achieve compliance. These documents are submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency for approval and remain in effect indefinitely. Files for Total Maximum Daily Log and 5-Alternative
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
Calendar Year
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Disposition Notes
All records (past, current, and future) will be scanned and stored onto agency server. Once verified paper will be destroyed and records will be kept permanently on agency servers.
Allotment Code
Record Location
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. 3rd and 11th floor, TN Tower Nashville, TN 37243
File Arrangement
By HUC number
Date Range
Annual Accumulation
1 cubic foot, will begin electronic storage September 2017
Current Volume
2 cubic feet, will begin electronic storage September 2017
Record Value
Audit Requirements
Information Shared Outside the State
Shared Agencies
Environmental Protection Agency
Essential Record
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Agency Retention
Record Sample PDF
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System Name
Enterprise FileNet
Hardware Description
Windows Server 2012 R2 Data Center Edition/EMC Isilon
Software Description
FileNet P8 5.2
System Location
Data Center South Primary-Data Center North Secondary
Backup Procedures
Data is backed up nightly as well as a daily snapshot. Backups are onsite for 30 days and anything older is sent to Iron Mountain.
Disaster Recovery
FileNet data is stored until deleted by user or we delete the stored data per request. All backups are kept for 7 years. Data is replicated between the two datacenters in the event that a failover is needed
Data Migration Description
Real time replication
Legacy Revision UUID