Vol. 30 Iss. 18 - May 05, 2014

Chapter 260
Notice of Effective Date

Title of Regulation: 9VAC25-260. Water Quality Standards (amending 9VAC25-260-450).

Statutory Authority: § 62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; 33 USC § 1251 et seq. of the federal Clean Water Act; 40 CFR Part 131.

Effective Date: April 23, 2014.

On August 4, 2011, the State Water Control Board adopted revisions to the Water Quality Standards in 9VAC25-260-450. This revision designates approximately 1.34 miles of the Dan River and its tributaries as a public water supply. The proposed amendment was published in 27:12 VA.R. 1367-1376 February 14, 2011, with a comment period ending April 15, 2011, and the final amendment was published in 29:26 VA.R. 3763-3770 August 26, 2013. The State Water Control Board hereby notices EPA approval of these revisions to the water quality standards via a letter dated April 16, 2014, from Jon M. Capacasa, Director of the Water Protection Division, EPA Region 3, to David K. Paylor, Director of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The effective date of these amendments is April 23, 2014. Copies are available online at
QualityInformationTMDLs/WaterQualityStandards.aspx, by calling (804) 698-4121, by written request to David Whitehurst, P.O. Box 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, or by email request to

Agency Contact: David C. Whitehurst, Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 1105, 629 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23218, telephone (804) 698-4121, FAX (804) 698-4116, or email

VA.R. Doc. No. R09-24; Filed April 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m.