Michigan Map Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project
The Rouge River Project
Bringing the river back to life!
Home Search About the Rouge Project Contact Us

Subwatershed Management PlansMain 1-2 SWMPMain 3-4 SWMPUpper SWMPMiddle 1 SWMPMiddle 3 SWMPLower 1 SWMPLower 2 SWMPCommon Appendix

Main 1-2 Subwatershed Management Plan

Table of Contents


Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Introduction
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
Purpose
Background
Rouge River RAP
The Rouge Project
The U. S. Federal Court
Voluntary General Storm Water Permit
Clean Michigan Initiative Requirements

1-2
1-2
1-2
1-3
1-4
1-4
1-4

Chapter 2 - State of the Subwatershed
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
Existing Land Use, Imperviousness, Soils, and Sewer Service Area
Hydrologic Characteristics
Water Quality Characteristics
Status of Fisheries and Wildlife
Subwatershed Impairments
2-1
2-8
2-10
2-14
2-16
Chapter 3 - Existing Impairments, Pollution Sources
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
Impairments
Act 307 Sites and Abandoned Landfills
Progress to Date
Obtacles
3-1
3-2
3-3
3-5
Chapter 4 - Goals
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
Main 1-2 Designated Uses
Prioritize Pollutants
Public Opinion Survey Results
Goals of the Main 1-2 Subwatershed Advisory Group
4-1
4-2
4-3
4-5
Chapter 5 - Management Alternatives
5.1
5.2
5.3
Action Plans by Main 1-2 Communities
Matrix of Actions Versus Goals
Cranbrook Policies, Goals and Objectives
5-1
5-11
5-13
Chapter 6 - Action Plans
6.1
6.2
Best Management Practices (BMPs)
Evaluation of Proposed Alternatives
6-1
6-2
Chapter 7 - Methods to Measure Progress
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
7.6
7.7
Long Term Goal 1: Remove Sources of Pollution that Threaten Public Health
Long Term Goal 2: Restore/Maintain Aesthetically Appealing Conditions
Long Term Goal 3: Improve and Maintain River Ecosystem for Fish and Wildlife
Long Term Goal 4: Minimize the Amount of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation
Long Term Goal 5: Minimize Flow Variability and Associated Negative Impacts
Long Term Goal 6: Maximize Community Assets Related to the River
Long Term Goal 7: Preserve and Enhance the quality of the Great Lakes
7-1
7-2
7-3
7-5
7-6
7-7
7-8
Chapter 8 - Process for Revising the Plan
List of Tables (Tables can be found in their respective chapters)
Table 1-1

Table 2-1
Table 2-2
Table 2-3
Table 2-4
Table 2-5
Table 2-6
Table 2-7
Table 2-8
Table 2-9
Table 2-10
Table 3-1
Table 4-1
Table 4-2
Table 5-1
Table 5-2
Table 6-1
CMI Chart: Comparison of CMI Watershed Management Plan Requirements and Contents
of Main 1-2 Watershed Management Plan
Main 1-2 Subwatershed Communities
Main 1-2 Reported OSDS Communities
Sensitive Fish Species of the Rouge River Watershed
Results of the Wiley-Seelbach-Bowler Ecological Targets Report for the Main 1-2
Fish Consumption Advisories for the Main 1-2 Subwatershed
Results of the 1996 RPO Toxics Survey for the Main 1-2
Results of the 1989 MDNR Sediment Analyses for Evans Ditch
Status of Selected Rouge River Report Card Indicators in the Main 1-2 Subwatershed
Results of the 1986 MDNR Macroinvertebrate Survey
Results of the 1999 Oakland County CSO Basin Macroinvertebrate Survey
Watershed Impairments, Known Pollutants and Sources
Summary of Impaired Uses, Main 1-2 Subwatershed, 1998
Prioritized Pollutants or Threats to River Quality in the Main 1-2 Subwatershed
Community Storm Water Management Alternatives
Main 1-2 Subwatershed Management Plan Project Matrix
BMP Categories
1-5

2-1
2-8
2-15
2-15
2-16
2-16
2-17
2-18
2-19
2-20
3-1
4-1
4-2
5-1
5-12
6-1
List of Figures (Figures can be found in their respective chapters)
Figure 1-1
Figure 2-1
Figure 2-2
Figure 2-3
Figure 2-4
Figure 2-5
Figure 2-6
Figure 2-7
Figure 2-8
Figure 2-9
Figure 8-1
Location within Southeast Michigan
Political Boundaries of Subwatershed
Base Map
Main 1-2 Land Use Map
Main 1-2 Subwatershed Land Use
Sewer Service Areas
Main 1-2 Monitoring Sites
1993-94 Main 1-2 Rouge River Summary
1997-99 Main 1-2 Rouge River Dry Weather Summary
1997-99 Main 1-2 Rouge River Dry Weather Maximum
Revision Process
1-1
2-1
2-2
2-4
2-5
2-6
2-11
2-12
2-13
2-13
8-1
Appendices
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
Planning and Cost Estimating Criteria for Best Management Practices
Community Action Scores for Water Quality Improvement
Community Action Cost Estimates
1999 Public Involvement Survey
Rouge River Report Card
Comments on Year 2000 Draft 303(D) List
List of Available Maps
River Flow Data Summaries
Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Data Summaries
E. Coli Data Summaries
Biological and Ecological Features, and Ecological Impairments
Glossary and Acronyms

Last Updated: 10/26/01

Please address all comments and suggestions about the contents of this Web page to rougeweb@co.wayne.mi.us.

The Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project is funded, in part, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants #XP995743-01, -02, -03, -04, -05, -06, -07 and C-264000-01.