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Microbial Source Tracking and the TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Loads) Process
This publication explains microbial source tracking (MST), also known as bacterial source tracking (BST), and four approaches to identifying sources of fecal pollution. It describes the specific methods used in Virginia's Total Maximum Daily Load program, and how this information is used in the TMDL process.