POLLUTION LOCATOR|DESIGNATED BENEFICIAL USES

Aesthetics/Scenic: The waterbody, when unimpaired, provides a unique aesthetic or scenic value.

Agriculture: The water quality is suitable for irrigating fields or watering livestock.

Aquatic Life Support: The waterbody provides suitable habitat for protection and propagation of desirable fish, shellfish, and other aquatic organisms.

Cultural: Water quality supports the waterbody's role in Tribal culture and preserves the waterbody's religious, ceremonial, or subsistence significance.

Drinking Water Supply: The waterbody can supply safe drinking water with conventional treatment.

Fish Consumption: The waterbody supports fish free from contamination that could pose a human health risk to consumers.

Industrial: Water quality is sufficient to be used in industrial or manufacturing processes

Not Reported: The designated beneficial uses of the waterbody were not reported.

Overall Use: A general indicator that is meant to convey the quality of a waterbody based on its ability to meet all of its designated beneficial uses.

Primary Contact Recreation (Swimming): People can swim in the waterbody without risk of adverse human health effects (such as catching waterborne diseases from raw sewage contamination).

Secondary Contact Recreation (Boating): People can perform activities on the water (such as boating) without risk of adverse human health effects from ingestion or contact with the water.

Shellfish Harvesting: The waterbody supports a population of shellfish free from toxicants and pathogens that could pose a human health risk to consumers.

Wildlife Habitat: Water quality supports the waterbody's role in providing habitat and resources for land based wildlife as well as aquatic life.