Shenandoah River Basin

Shenandoah River Basin

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South Fork Shenadoah River downstream from Rt. 619 bridge crossing near Front Royal to the confluence with North Fork Shenandoah River, North Fork Shenandoah River from mouth of the river upstream to Riverton Dam, and Shenandoah River from the confluence of North and South Forks to VA/WV state line. These river segments comprise ~41 miles. (5/17/89; modified, 12/13/04) Warren Co., and Clarke Co. PCBs Carp DO NOT EAT
PCBs Channel Catfish DO NOT EAT
PCBs Sucker Species DO NOT EAT
PCBs Rock Bass No more
than two meals/month
PCBs Sunfish Species
PCBs Smallmouth Bass
PCBs Largemouth Bass
Lewis Creek near Rt. 252 south of Staunton downstream ~12 miles to the confluence of Middle River near Laurel Hill (12/13/04) Augusta Co. and Staunton City PCBs White Sucker No more
than two meals/month
PCBs Bluehead Chub
South River from the footbridge at E. I. Dupont Co. in Waynesboro ~24 miles to the confluence with the North River at Port Republic (6/7/77; modified 3/29/01) Waynesboro City, Augusta Co., and Rockingham Co. Mercury All species except trout DO NOT EAT. Stocked trout have been tested and are safe for consumption.
South Fork Shenandoah River downstream from Port Republic to the confluence with North Fork Shenandoah River, North Fork Shenandoah River from mouth of the river upstream to Riverton Dam, and Shenandoah River from the confluence of North and South Forks to Warren Power Dam just north of Front Royal. These river segments comprise ~105 miles. (6/7/77; modified 3/29/01) Warren Co., Page Co., Rockingham Co., and Augusta Co. Mercury All species No more than two meals/months. PCB advisory is more restrictive for carp, channel catfish, and white sucker. Follow PCB advisory for these species listed in PCB advisory section.

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