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DEQ Resources Virginia Environmental Geographic Information System (VEGIS) and TMDL Reports

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DEQ Resources. Virginia Environmental Geographic Information System (VEGIS) and TMDL Reports. DEQ VEGIS. DEQ’s Geographic Information System. 1. Connect with DEQ. 2. VEGIS. 3. Find VEGIS under “Connect With DEQ”; Select Dataset (2012 Assessment). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


DEQ ResourcesVirginia Environmental Geographic Information System (VEGIS) and TMDL ReportsModule 5This section is not in the participant guide, but is an added resource for VSMP authorities to understand where they can find information about impaired waterways and waterways with an assigned TMDL wasteload allocation. 1

www.deq.virginia.govModule 5DEQ VEGISDEQs Geographic Information SystemModule 5

3. Find VEGIS under Connect With DEQ; Select Dataset (2012 Assessment)2. VEGIS1. Connect with DEQModule 5Animated4

Click for 2012 Approved Water Quality Assessment - Any Beneficial UseModule 5Animated.5

Enter address (include VA, and hit 5Animated6

Zoom in or outCoordinates provided (cursor location)ScaleModule 5Animated.7

Can change map type to Topos, Aerials, or Road map Module 5

Click on waterway of interestCheck for 2012 assessed waterways and usesModule 5Animated9

Scroll across information box for additional details on impairments, pollutants of concern, and TMDLsClick on stream segment code for applicable Impaired Waters Fact Sheet(s)Module 5Animated:

Scroll across information box to see all impairment details (pollutants of concern, TMDLs)Click on stream segment code and applicable Impaired Waters Fact Sheet(s) will open in a new browser window (next slide)10

Module 5Example of Impaired Waters Fact Sheet that opens in new browser window11

1. Click on Tools2. Click on IdentifyExporting informationModule 5Animated.12

1. Select Buffer and adjust Radius as needed2. Select layer(s) one at a timeExporting informationModule 5Animated.Select Buffer (rather than point so can pick up wider area); adjust radius (default is 500 ft but can change to miles or meters and adjust distance)Select layer of interest but need to select each one individually i.e. 2012 Rivers then 2012 Estuaries depending on where you are.13

Exporting information1. Select area of interest2. Select Tools to export informationModule 5Animated.

Select the area of interest and the zone with radius you selected in step 1 will appear on the mapIf results are satisfactory, select Tools for export options

Will also give you option to check all, export selected, or exported all including ability to export to MS Excel14

Exporting information

Save optionView HyperlinkModule 5Once the GIS viewer has processed your request, an Export Results window appears with a View Export hyperlink which you can left-click to immediately view, or right-click and select Save Target to save the Excel file to a location of your choosing.

At any time if you'd like to export the current view merely right click the map and select the "export current view" option.

15 for VEGIS User ManualModule 5Animated

VEGIS user manual16DEQ TMDL ReportsDEQs Geographic Information SystemModule 5

2. Water1. Programs3. Water Quality Information & TMDLsModule 5Animated18

2. TMDL Development1. TMDL3. Approved TMDL ReportsModule 5Animated19

List of applicable reports are returnedEnter receiving waters and click to searchModule 5Animated20

Click for summary of watersheds and pollutantsClick for Final ReportORModule 5Animated21