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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Environmental Quality
Board
State Water Control Board
chapter
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation [9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
Action:
Amendments Establishing Criteria for Water Auditing Plans and Lead Detection and Repair Plans and Requiring Applications to Include Plansr
 
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this regulatory change is to amend the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regulation (9VAC25-210) and the Groundwater Withdrawal Regulations (9VAC25-610) to require that any application for a permit to withdraw surface water (9VAC25-210) or groundwater (9VAC25-610) include (i) a water auditing plan and (ii) a leak detection and repair plan. This regulatory proposal will establish requirements for such plans, as required by Chapter 100 of the 2021 Special Session I Acts of Assembly. This regulatory proposal will also include amendments to conform the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program Regulation to the requirements in Section 62.1-44.15:22 A 2 of the Code of Virginia, as amended and reenacted by Chapter 100 of the 2021 Special Session I Acts of Assembly and will include amendments to conform the Groundwater Withdrawal Regulations to the requirements in Section 62.1-262 of the Code of Virginia, as amended and reenacted by Chapter 100 of the 2021 Special Session I Acts of Assembly.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 9 VAC 25-210 Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  9 VAC 25 - 610 Ground Water Withdrawal Regulations Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [6942]
Associated Mandates Water Auditing and Leak Detection and Repair Plans for Withdrawals of Surface or Ground Water
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9387 NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Grist 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: joseph.grist@deq.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)698-4031    FAX: (804)698-4178    TDD: ()-