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Department of Environmental Quality
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State Water Control Board
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Meeting:
TMDL Public Meeting - Development of Implementation Plan for Various Streams (Culpeper County)

 
Meeting Details
Date / Time 10/28/2020  6:30 pm
Type Electronic Only 
Electronic Access To register for this virtual meeting and to receive access information, sign up here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6960099229001942544 For technical assistance during the meeting call: (703) 583-3906
Board Website http://www.deq.virginia.gov 
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Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? No
Purpose of the meeting
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold the first public meeting on the development of the Implementation Plan (IP) to address the bacteria and General Standard (Benthics) for various streams located in Culpeper County, Virginia: Flat Branch, Indian Run, the (lower) Hazel River, Jonas Run, Mountain Run, Mountain Run Reservoir, Muddy Run, an Unnamed Tributary to Jonas Run, and Waterford Run. The IP will address the following stream segments that are listed on the 303(d) TMDL Priority List and Report as impaired due to violations of the State’s water quality standards for bacteria or the General Standard (Benthics). The following streams are impaired: 3.36 miles of the Hazel River from confluence with the Indian River downstream to Muddy River (Bacteria); 3.84 miles of the Indian River from the confluence with an unnamed tributary to Indian Run, upstream from Route 626, downstream to the Hazel River (Bacteria); 6.23 miles of Waterford Run from the headwaters of Waterford Run downstream to the Hazel River (Bacteria); 6.09 miles of Muddy Run from the confluence with an unnamed tributary to Muddy Run, 0.2 miles upstream of Route 229, downstream to the Hazel River (Bacteria); 8.25 miles of Muddy Run from the headwaters of Muddy Run downstream to an unnamed tributary to Muddy Run, 0.2 miles upstream of Route 229 (Bacteria); 7.58 miles from Mountain Run from the confluence with Flat Run downstream to the confluence with the Rappahannock River (Bacteria and Benthics); 5.67 miles of Mountain Run from the confluence with Jonas Run downstream to the confluence with Flat Run (Benthics); 6.65 miles of Mountain Run from the Route 15/29 bridge crossing downstream to the confluence with Jonas Run (Bacteria and Benthics); 4.63 miles of Mountain Run from the outlet of Lake Pelham downstream to the Route 15/29 bridge crossing (Bacteria and Benthics); 1.63 miles of Mountain Run from the confluence with an unnamed tributary that drains Caymore Lake downstream to Lake Pelham (Bacteria); all 72.75 acres of Mountain Run Reservoir (Bacteria); 3.78 miles of Jonas Run from the confluence with an unnamed tributary to Jonas Run, at rivermile 3.74, downstream to the confluence with Mountain Run (Bacteria and Benthics); 0.53 miles of an unnamed tributary to Jonas Run from the confluence with an unnamed tributary ; below Swan Dam downstream to the confluence with Jonas Run (Bacteria and Benthics); and, 6.23 miles of Flat Run from the headwaters of Flat Run downstream to the confluence with Mountain Run (Bacteria). Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act and §62.1-44.19:7.C of the State Water Control Law require the DEQ to develop TMDLs for pollutants responsible for each impaired water contained in Virginia’s 303(d) TMDL Priority List and Report, and Virginia state law requires implementation plans for areas with TMDLs. Given the existing State of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held entirely virtually. A computer or a telephone are necessary to participate virtually. All meeting attendees are encouraged to access the meeting using a computer to view the meeting visuals. Attendees may also use a phone for audio and a computer for visual to avoid possible interruptions in computer audio. Although the use of a phone for audio only participation is possible, since the meeting will rely on visuals, audio only participation is discouraged. The URL to register for the virtual meeting is provided above. Once registered for the meeting, registrants will receive an email with the URL and telephone information to participate in the meeting. If meeting attendees experience any interruption in the meeting broadcast, they should call the technical support line at (703) 583-3906. In the event that the Governor’s State of Emergency is lifted, the meeting will be held on the same date and time at: DEQ Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193 The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) seeks written and oral comments from interested persons on the development of a TMDL IP. The public comment period will begin on October 29, 2020 and end on November 30, 2020. An advisory committee to assist in development of this IP will be established. The first virtual meeting of this committee will be held from 10 a.m. to Noon on Thursday, October 29, 2020. (see https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewMeeting.cfm?MeetingID=31519). Persons interested to participate in the advisory committee should notify the DEQ contact person by the end of the comment period and provide their name, address, phone number, email address and the organization you represent (if any). Notification of the final composition of the panel will be sent to all applicants. Information on the development of the IP for the impairments is available upon request. Questions or information requests should be addressed to the DEQ contact person listed below. Please note, all written comments should include the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting the comments and should be sent to the DEQ contact person listed below.
Meeting Scope
 
Public hearing to discuss a proposed change to regulation
 
Discuss particular regulations / chapters
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General business of the board

Contact Information
Name / Title: David Evans  / TMDL Coordinator
Address: DEQ - Northern Regional Office
13901 Crown Court
Woodbridge, 22193
Email Address: David.Evans@deq.virginia.gov
Telephone: (703)583-3835    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-