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Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Potable Water Treatment Plants [9 VAC 25 ‑ 860]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Potable Water Treatment Plant GP Amendment and Reissuance
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to establish appropriate and necessary permitting requirements for discharges of wastewater from potable water treatment plants. The proposed regulation will set forth standard language for effluent limitations and monitoring requirements necessary to regulate this category of dischargers. In addition, a periodic/small business impact review of this regulation will be conducted as part of this regulatory action. Please see the Agency Background Document located at for the specific details on the conduct of the review.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [005011]
New Periodic Review This action will be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7801 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/08/2017.
8000 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/20/2017.
8163 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Elleanore Daub 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Phone: (804)698-4067    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.